Tag Archives: 1800’s

Bride of a Distant Isle – Does It Remind You of a Classic Gothic Novel?

Book Review :┬áBride of a Distant Isle Daughters of Hampshire By Sandra Byrd Spoiler Alert! Summary Miss Annabel Ashton is a teacher at the Rogers School for Young Ladies in Winchester when she takes a brief visit to her family … Continue reading

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“Remarkable Creatures” – Truth Can Be Better Than Fiction

Book Review : Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier Remarkable Creatures is a semi-biographical novel about two women, Mary Anning and Elizabeth Philpot. Mary Anning had the unusual experience of being struck by lightning as a baby which irrevocably changed how … Continue reading

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