elegance of history blog: History geek, avid reader and art lover. Here you will find random bits of history, book reviews and musings on art, literature, manners, life, music and anything else that interests me.
Hello everyone, I have two new novels for you today. Enjoy! Caesar’s Not Here: The Inauguration of Pompey’s Theater by Alex Johnston Did you miss Marcus Mettius? I certainly did. Our favourite Roman salesman is one witty character who always finds himself in trouble. Usually because of Julius Caesar. But, as the title gives away,
Synopsys:Having lost a son and a lover, Morgan continues on her quest to destroy King Arthur. With Guinevere on the scene, she is patient and cunning and plants the seeds of jealousy. But Mordred, Arthur’s illegitimate child, who has the dark powers of the Otherworld, is also restless for his father’s crown. The mighty Camelot
Synopsis:Completely abandoned by everyone she trusted and sold into marriage with the vile Uriens to please her brother, King Arthur, Morgan sits alone in Rheged Castle. A burning desire for revenge on everyone grows inside her. Most of all, however, she hates Arthur. So when he unwittingly asks her to look after his sword Excalibur,
Hello everyone, let’s go straight to today’s reviews, shall we? The Day Of Destiny by Lavinia CollinsI loved the first two books of the Guinevere trilogy, The Warrior Queen and A Champion’s Duty, so I was really excited when a copy of the final book, The Day Of Destiny, ended up in my Kindle. It
Hello everyone, today I’m reviewing a romance based on the Arthurian legends, the biography of one of the most controversial artists of the 19th century, and a guide to help you find the job you’ve always wanted. Here we go: The Warrior Queen by Lavinia CollinsThe first book in the Guinevere trilogy, The Warrior Queen
Hello everyone, are you ready for today’s book reviews? Let’s get started then: A Champion’s Duty by Lavinia CollinsI thoroughly enjoyed The Warrior Queen, the first book in the new Guinevere trilogy. So, when its author Lavinia Collins asked me if I was interested in reviewing the second volume too, of course I jumped at