July 2017 Book News

June 24, 2017 Moniek 0

Shadows of a Princess Paperback – 27 July 2017 (UK)  & 25 July 2017 (US) Reissued for the twentieth anniversary of Diana’s death, this sensational bestseller is an explosive account of her life, from the man who was by her side throughout its most turbulent period. In 1981 Lady Diana Spencer was seen by many [read more]

Tudor Monarchs: Lives in Letters by Andrea Clarke Book Review

June 20, 2017 Moniek 0

The Tudor period (1485-1603) was one of the most tumultuous and transformative eras in English history. It was period of drama and intrigue, as well as great triumphs and progress, such as Henry VIII’s Reformation and the defeat of the Spanish Armada. It saw the emergence of an English national identity and the beginnings of [read more]

Catherine of Braganza by Sarah-Beth Watkins Book Review

May 25, 2017 Moniek 0

Catherine of Braganza, a Portuguese princess, married Charles II in 1662 and became the merry monarch’s Restoration queen. Yet life for her was not so merry – she put up with the king’s many mistresses and continuous plots to remove her from the throne. She lived through times of war, plague and fire. Catherine’s marriage [read more]

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