posts by Jayne S:
Got a book you want to talk about? Frustrated with a book or series? In love with a new one? Found a buried treasure? An issue that keeps popping up in the books you are reading? Just want to chat about stuff in general?
Samuel Pepys, with his insatiable curiosity, his sociable disposition, and the ample opportunities provided by his office, was ideally equipped to explore the London in which he lived. It was small by modern standards, and we can see it through his own eyes, as he never intended us to see ... more >
Who knows what secrets lie hidden in your family’s past? Southern England, 1982. At 25, single, and under threat of redundancy from her job in a local library, Emily feels as though her life is going nowhere – until the day when Carl comes into the library asking for books ... more >
England, 1815 London barrister and gentleman, Jerome Fender, has just returned to England after five years as a Captain in the killing fields of the Napoleonic Wars. With the harrowing scenes of battle still haunting his every thought, he sets out to start a new life and to find a ... more >
Sometimes we find light in the darkest of places… Tortured by a cold, Puritan father, Silence has learned to conceal her passionate nature inside a prison like shell of passivity. Her eventual marriage does not offer her the escape that she longs for and she craves some semblance of autonomy. ... more >
With England under the shadow of Napoleon’s invasion, the windswept coast of Devon has become a hotbed of intrigue—with spies and smugglers terrorising the county, no one is safe. No respectable lady should concern herself with romantic notions of spies and smugglers, but Joanna Fineton does not care. When she ... more >