Gill Paul Serves Up A Slice of Alternate History in ‘The Lost Daughter’ [REVIEW]

Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna Romanova

What ever became of Tsar Nicholas II’s daughter, Grand Duchess Maria Romanova? (Photo  Public Domain)

A deathbed confession. A shocking secret. One of the world’s greatest mysteries. When a woman starts digging into her father’s past, his hidden history leads to startling revelations in Gill Paul’s hypnotic new novel, The Lost Daughter.  Read more of this post

Meet ‘The Other Alcott’ of Orchard House in Revealing Debut Novel [REVIEW]

Orchard House

Within the walls of Orchard House, May Alcott dreams of life beyond Concord, Massachusetts. (Photo by Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism, Flickr)

We’ve all heard of Louisa May Alcott, the author of the classic novel, Little Women, a story she based on her own family. As beloved as that book is, have you ever stopped to think what it might have been like to actually be one of Louisa’s sisters? In Elise Hooper’s exquisite new novel, The Other Alcott, she takes us inside Orchard House, shows us that fame has a price, and reveals just how complicated sibling rivalry can be.  Read more of this post