Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Pagan Lord by Bernard Cornwell – Book of the Week 16/12/2013

The seventh novel in Bernard Cornwell’s number one bestselling series The Warrior Chronicles, on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. Alfred the Great is dead and Edward his son reigns as king. … Continue reading

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Elianne by Judy Nunn

Judy Nunn’s latest novel Elianne, is a sweeping story of wealth, power, privilege and betrayal, set on a grand sugar cane plantation in Queensland. In the tough world of Queensland sugar mills, it’s not only cane that is crushed … … Continue reading

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A book for food lovers……..

White Truffles in Winter by N.M Kelby That last summer, the kitchen reeked of pickling spice, aniseed and juniper berries. Watermelon jam, lavender jellies and crystallized fennel cooled on the pantry shelves. Jars with mango pickles and pickled onions, and … Continue reading

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Girl of Shadows by Deborah Challinor – Book of the Week 01/12/2013

  What had they done? What had she and Sarah and Friday done? 1830: Convict girls Friday Woolfe, Harriet Clarke and Sarah Morgan have been transported to Sydney from London.    Sarah has been assigned to jeweller Adam Green, Harriet … Continue reading

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