Tag Archives: Trade Winds

Caught Up In Highland Storms

I’ve been trying to wade through my to-be-read pile lately and Highland Storms was at the top of the list. It’s the second novel I’ve read by Christina Courtenay. I enjoyed its prequel Trade Winds last year and so I … Continue reading

Posted in June 2012 | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Trade Winds Carried Me Along

When I first met Christina Courtenay at the Historical Novel Society’s UK conference last October, she was excited that her first novel, Trade Winds, had just been released. Her description of it prompted me to order a copy and I … Continue reading

Posted in May 2011, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christina Courtenay’s Scarlet Kimono

When I visited Manchester one weekend last October I took the opportunity to attend an Evening with Bernard Cornwell at the Royal Northern College of Music. Standing in the queue, waiting to enter the auditorium, I overheard 2 women behind me talking about … Continue reading

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Posted in March 2011, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

My Favourite To-Do List – My Reading Pile

Ireland and Britain are celebrating World Book Day today. There’s few things I enjoy doing more than reading and I always have a pile of books waiting for me – I just need more hours in a day to get through them … Continue reading

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