Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

Blackbeard’s Treaure

I have to start this post by stating that I am not normally a fan of pirate stories, but I am a massive fan of the Bloomsbury’s flashback series – we have read a number of the stories in this … Continue reading

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Sawbones

I am not entirely sure what I was expecting when I first heard about Sawbones or saw the front cover but I must admit it was a gripping tale and one that I think my eleven (almost twelve-year old) son … Continue reading

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Raven Boy – historical fiction set in 1666 London

When I first spotted this book and saw the blurb on the back I was immediately intrigued – a story about a young boy living through the Great Plague of 1666 and the fire of London, who also befriends a … Continue reading

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Children of Winter a story about the plague with a time slip.

I am not sure how I heard about this book – I think it was on someone’s book list and I saw it was a story about the plague so I thought why not, we have not read any stories … Continue reading

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My Name Is Victoria

My daughter and I are huge fans of Lucy Worsley’s books. She writes Historical fiction so effortlessly that you, the reader are transported back in time and become entangled with fascinating characters. My daughter classifies Lucy’s book as some of … Continue reading

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