BOOK REVIEW: The Beauty and the Terror by Catherine Fletcher

The period between 1492–resonant for a number of reasons–and 1571, when the Ottoman navy was defeated in the Battle of Lepanto, embraces what we know as the Renaissance, one of the most dynamic and creatively explosive epochs in world history. Here is the period that gave rise to so many great artists and figures, and which by its connection to its classical heritage enabled a … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Beauty and the Terror by Catherine Fletcher

MY HEARTY COMMENDATIONS: THE TRANSCRIBED LETTERS AND REMEMBRANCES OF THOMAS CROMWELL

THE TRANSCRIBED LETTERS AND REMEMBRANCES OF THOMAS CROMWELL Four hundred years passed between Thomas Cromwell’s death in 1540 and the recognition that this faithful servant was more than another agent of Henry VIII. Born a common man with no recorded education, Cromwell became a wealthy lawyer, politician, minister, and peer of the realm, and created the modern style of government in England. An extraordinary man … Continue reading MY HEARTY COMMENDATIONS: THE TRANSCRIBED LETTERS AND REMEMBRANCES OF THOMAS CROMWELL

THE CANNA MEDICI SERIES 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION RELEASED

(Okay, it’s six months early, but) It’s TEN YEARS since the release of the first Canna Medici book, NIGHT WANTS TO FORGET. I can’t believe it – 10 years! To celebrate, all four books in the series have been re-released with new covers, and the story has been updated for the new decade. But Canna and her violent outbursts remain the same. While this series … Continue reading THE CANNA MEDICI SERIES 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION RELEASED

The Entire Secrets of Spain series

Click here for Amazon US    Click here for Amazon UK Have you downloaded any or all of the series in the past? Want the 2021 edition for free? All Amazon ebooks are regularly updated, though not all books automatically get sent straight to your account/device. If you have the book already (and did not receive an email advising you of the update) and still … Continue reading The Entire Secrets of Spain series

The Thomas Cromwell Queenmaker Series

The moderate man shall inherit the kingdom. That man needs to be the Queenmaker. London 1529 – Cardinal Wolsey has ruled England in King Henry VIII’s name for most of his reign. Now Henry wants to leave his extraordinary Spanish wife of twenty years, Queen Katherine, to marry Anne Boleyn and secure a male heir for the kingdom. Only God can end a marriage, through … Continue reading The Thomas Cromwell Queenmaker Series