Review: Sacred Treason

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Sacred Treason by James Forrester My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another thriller mystery set in the Elizabethan era, with a wonderful undertone of the religious turmoil experienced in the time. Written by an historian, Sacred Treason is the first book of the trilogy focussing on the exploits of Mr William Harley, Her Majesty’s Clarenceux […]

Review: Crimes of the Father

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Crimes of the Father by Tom Keneally My rating: 3 of 5 stars I didn’t want to read this book and, in fact, had no real intention to do so, until I was asked to provide an opinion on it. Having said that, I have to confess that I found Keneally’s book a strange combination […]

Review: Lamentation

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Lamentation by C.J. Sansom My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another masterful mystery has been created by C.J. Sansom, featuring the by now well-known group of characters that have been our constant companions throughout the books of the Matthew Shardlake series. Set in the period towards the end of the reign of Henry VIII, amidst […]