Robert Jackson Bennett

City of Blades

Author: Robert Jackson Bennett | Publisher: Jo Fletcher A generation ago the city of Voortyashtan was the stronghold of the god of war and death, the birthplace of fearsome supernatural sentinels who killed and subjugated millions. But that was then. Now the god is dead and the city lies in ruins, a wasteland of sectarian… Continue reading City of Blades

Happy Little Bluebirds Louise Levene
Louise Levene

Happy Little Bluebirds [Book Review]

Author: Louise Levene | Publisher: Bloomsbury It is September 1940 and Evelyn Murdoch, a translator from the Postal Censorship department, is uprooted from her home in wartime Woking and transferred to Hollywood. She is to assist a mysterious British agent in his attempt to outwit the Los Angeles German delegation and boost the British propaganda… Continue reading Happy Little Bluebirds [Book Review]

The Chilbury Ladies Choir, Jennifer Ryan
jennifer ryan

The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir [Book Review]

Author: Jennifer Ryan | Publisher: The Borough Press Kent, 1940. In the village of Chilbury, the vicar closes the choir after the men leave for the front, and the women take umbrage… … until the arrival of music professor Primrose Trent, that is. With her encouragement they resurrect themselves as The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir, find… Continue reading The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir [Book Review]

Dear Mrs Bird A J Pearce
AJ Pearce

Dear Mrs Bird [Book Review]

Author: A J Pearce | Published by: Picador, March 2018 Emmeline Lake and her best friend Bunty are trying to stay cheerful despite the Luftwaffe making life thoroughly annoying for everyone. Emmeline dreams of becoming a Lady War Correspondent and when she spots a job advertisement in the newspaper she seizes her chance – but… Continue reading Dear Mrs Bird [Book Review]