Book Review: The Purple Shadow

Synopsis In the years before the war, Sylvie Charlot was a leading light in Paris fashion with many friends among musicians, artists and writers. Now she is largely forgotten. Spending time in Paris during a break in his acting career, Colin Mallory sees a striking portrait of Sylvie. Some think it is a late work by Édouard Vuillard but there is no signature or documentary … Continue reading Book Review: The Purple Shadow

Book Review: James the Third

Synopsis What if King George VI and his Queen consort had a third child, a son later on in life? This son would become heir apparent instead of Princess Elizabeth at their father’s death in 1952. This novel reimagines their life through the decades. Review Whether you’re for or against the monarchy, the current Queen Elizabeth II is a truly marvellous woman. Now 95 she’s … Continue reading Book Review: James the Third