Geoffrey Harfield

A Father for Daisy

By Karen Abbott - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

A wonderful romp of a read, this historical romance is set in late 1880s Lancashire. A vicar’s daughter saves baby Daisy from ...Read Review

Angels at War

By Freda Lightfoot - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

Rarely, in all my years of reviewing for the HNS, have I come across such a masterly historical romance with a brilliantly set ...Read Review

Alice’s Girls

By Julia Stoneham - Published 2011

Genres:

Saga

A World War II British land girls’ story by one of the script writers of the excellent House of Elliot, it is a ...Read Review

The Wounded Heart

By David Witshire - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

Oh joy! A properly constructed and satisfying story of devotion through the tribulations of war and illness. Though a beautifully presented book, one ...Read Review

An Heir for Burracombe

By Lilian Harry - Published 2010

Genres:

Saga

Lilian hits the jackpot again with her Coronation Street look-alike romp in Devon, starting the day after the 1953 Coronation. I have reviewed a ...Read Review

A Glimpse at Happiness

By Jean Fullerton - Published 2009

Genres:

Saga

Josie O’Casey returns to East End London overjoyed to discover her childhood sweetheart, Patrick Nolan, is alive and well. Her happiness is ...Read Review

The Crooked Cross

By Michael Dean - Published 2009

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This is a masterly fiction of events and characters who, in 1933, hatch an elaborate plot to kill Hitler in Munich. The author has ...Read Review

Tainted Tree

By Jacquelynn Luben - Published 2008

Genres:

Saga

This rambling book, which was sent to me for review as a historical novel, is set in 1991 and the ’60s. It contains no ...Read Review

The Spies of Warsaw

By Alan Furst - Published 2008

Genres:

Thriller

This is a difficult to follow but fascinating study of French intelligence-gathering in Central Europe, prior to World War II. Alan Furst is ...Read Review

A Penny a Day

By Lilian Harry - Published 2008

Genres:

Saga

This, one of Lilian Harry’s Burracombe novels, is the fourth of her books I have reviewed. They were all excellent regional sagas, ...Read Review