Historical Fiction – recent excellent reads #GreatBook

My recent reading. Historical Fiction recommendations. As you know, I read widely, and here are some books which are definitely worth your time. All are beautifully written. Click the title for the UK buy link. The Anchoress This is a contemplative book aimed at young...

Forgetting Tabitha by Julie Dewey

  Thank you for having me on your fabulous blog, Royalty Free Fiction!  I am delighted to be here. I first heard about the orphan trains in 1990.  I recall seeing a snippet in an article that was written about big moments in U.S. history that went widely...

The Apothecary’s Widow – Diane Scott Lewis

  A Lady’s Murder in Eighteenth Century Cornwall When I attended the Historical Novel Society Conference in San Diego, one of the panels spoke of the future of historical fiction. They agreed that historical mysteries would remain one of the most popular aspects...

Past Encounters by Davina Blake

If you were born in the 1950’s as I was, you will no doubt remember wartime stories passed down to you from your parents. My parents were not old enough to fight in the second world war, but their stories of gas masks and rationing, dried egg sandwiches, and...