Introduction The Baroque Cycle is a trilogy comprising Quicksilver, The Confusion and The System of The World set between the late 17th to mid 18th Century. Politics and pirates, UK, USA and Europe, coinage and counterfeiters, alchemy and natural philosophy,… Read More ›
An Englishman in Nepal
Our first book published on Amazon available in Kindle version, a print version currently being worked on. Many thanks to all here who gave feedback as draft chapters were published on the blog here. If you are visiting Nepal our… Read More ›
52 Books Challenge: #28 French Wine Uncorked
This book by Neal Atherton fits neatly into my constantly repeated expression “it’s not about the wine”. French Wine Uncorked is a beautifully written book describing the authors visits to some places where wine is made, meeting some people who… Read More ›
52 Books Challenge: (#22 Sovereign) A complex medieval plot!
Thomas Cromwell is dead, executed for “treason” but having been seriously undermined by other powerful forces around King Henry VIII. Sovereign is the 3rd book in CJ Sansom’s Matthew Shardlake series, set in 1541 as King Henry embarks on his… Read More ›
52 Books Challenge: (#21 Dark Fire) A medieval thriller!
It is now 1540, Henry VIII still on the throne and Matthew Shardlake the Lincoln’s Inn lawyer is defending a young woman accused of murdering her cousin. Dark Fire is book 2 in this series by CJ Sansom and one… Read More ›
52 Books Challenge: (#20 Dissolution) The country is in turmoil!
The year is 1537, Henry VIII is on the throne of England, has separated the country from the Papal rule of Rome and declared himself as the supreme head of the church. This is the setting for Dissolution, the first… Read More ›
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