Tag archives for historical fiction

Biographies, Autobiographies and Memoirs

My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me… A Black Woman Discovers Her Nazi Past

My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me caught my eye immediately due to the jarring title. It's a personal story of Jennifer Teege who at 38, finds a book in a library which reveals her true identity. Her Grandfather was Amon Goeth (depicted by Ralph Fiennes in Schindler's List), a Nazi…
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Duffy’s Holiday Reads #1 Wolf Winter – Dark, stark and incredibly cold…

Some people don't like the term 'beach reads' and neither do I. I think it's because i'm not quite sure what a good 'beach read' should be, and why it should be anything different. A good book is a good book isn't it? It shouldn't matter where you are; although…
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Duffy

Skin – Imagine tracking your personal history before the internet!

  Amazing textured and gold book cover Skin is a complete U-turn to my last few reads. Those that know me, know that I’m an ancient history geek, so when I threw my name in the ring to win a copy of Skin from The Reading Room, I was pretty…
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