WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 31 – Women and the War

The first book I ever owned about the roles women played in WWI was The Virago Book of Women and the Great War, edited by Joyce Marlow. In her introduction she begins with a quote from Mable Potter Daggett, an American journalist who, before the USA entered the war, travelled across the Atlantic to report … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 31 – Women and the War

Book Review: A Very British Murder by Dr Lucy Worsley

Rated: 5 stars This brilliantly crafted non-fiction look at the British obsession with murder is not only fascinating in its own right but also perfect if you’re a crime writer who fancies learning some of the history of your genre, providing as it does an excellent feel for the public perception of crime and crime … Continue reading Book Review: A Very British Murder by Dr Lucy Worsley