“Brat Farrar” is a book I loved as a teenager so re-reading it is always like a home-coming. The title character is a young man convinced to impersonate Patrick Ashby, the heir to the Latchetts estate, and Brat is increasingly caught up in trying to discover what really happened to Patrick, with deadly consequences. This … [Read more…]
‘We catch only glimpses, a burst of movement, a flap of wings, yet it is life itself beating at shadow’s edge. It is the unfolding of potential; all of what we might experience and see and learn awaits us’ – “To the Bright Edge of the World” I loved Eowyn Ivey’s first novel, “The Snow … [Read more…]
The Silversmith’s Wife by Sophia Tobin is a mystery novel centering around the murder of a silversmith and showing the various characters who might have killed him. It is written in third person omniscient style, moving in and out of the heads of a lot of different characters, which can initially make it difficult to … [Read more…]
Hi, I’m Clare Jayne and I’ll be self-publishing my Georgian era romance, “Complications”, in July on Amazon. I did a lot of research for my novel, most of which never made it into the book, so I want to share it here as well as talking about my favourite classic romance novels and authors.