Quick Research Tips – Where to Find Info

I don’t know about you, but I love a well-researched story. This can be historical fiction, or it can be a sci-fi thriller, space opera, or even a cozy romance. When an author puts in the work to sprinkle in nuggets of information, it’s like finding candy on Easter–or the equivalent to someone who neverContinue reading “Quick Research Tips – Where to Find Info”

Book Review: Striker X by Negus Lamont

The blurb of this book grabbed me. I’m on a big sci-fi space kick lately. I enjoyed this book. Lamont created dynamic, multi-dimensional characters. This is a strong point of the writing. Not one character is static or pigeonholed into a trope. The “good” characters aren’t saints but live in a realistic gray-zone of morals.Continue reading “Book Review: Striker X by Negus Lamont”

Essay Review: Mary Tudor: A Story of Triumph, Sorrow and Fire by Anthony Ruggiero

This essay is a great overview of Queen Mary’s brief time on the throne. This examines the political and religious (as the two are interwoven at this time) climate of her fight to the throne until her death. A woman of power is always dangerous, as they’re seen as precocious without a man’s influence. MaryContinue reading “Essay Review: Mary Tudor: A Story of Triumph, Sorrow and Fire by Anthony Ruggiero”

Book Review: Katherine- Tudor Duchess by Tony Riches

This series is fantastic, each book gets better and better! While I’m not a Tudor expert, I’m familiar with the main players of the time. Somehow, Katherine, this woman so interlaced in Henry VIII’s court, went unnoticed. Riches lets Katherine’s story overlap with the previous book, so there is no gap in the chronology, makingContinue reading “Book Review: Katherine- Tudor Duchess by Tony Riches”

Book Review: Mary – Tudor Princess (The Brandon Trilogy Book 1)

From time to time, I get into a good book that surprises me. For most of 2020, I’ve been into audiobooks, listening to them while I do chores, graphic work, or formatting projects. Mary – Tudor Princess (The Brandon Trilogy Book 1) by Tony Riches is an excellent book for any Tudor Dynasty fan. IContinue reading “Book Review: Mary – Tudor Princess (The Brandon Trilogy Book 1)”