Just want to call everyone’s attention to –

November 11th, 2013

Nicola Griffith, author of THE BLUE PLACE and its sequels, has just brought out this historical novel about Saint Hilda of Whitby.

Because I loved THE BLUE PLACE so much, this one stepped instantly onto my TBR pile. It’ll be a while before I read it, though, so if you are curious, you might check out this review at tor.com.

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Posted in: Blog by Rachel on November 11th, 2013

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  1. Elaine T Says:

    November 12th, 2013 at 12:23 am

    Looks interesting, and reminds me of another book on my wish list: KING IN THE NORTH by Max Adams. Non fiction history/biography of Oswald Whiteblade of Northumbria, who made quite a splash in his 8 year rule. Since I discovered it is now available here I downloaded the Kindle sample and it’s a good read. But I want the hardcover for the maps and genealogies and being able to actually read them. (she grumps, remembering tiny print on maps that can’t be enlarged on the Kindle.)

    The Idle Woman blog gave it a good write-up which is what brought it to my attention:
    http://theidlewoman.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/the-king-in-north-max-adams.html

    and looky there! today she’s posting about HILD, which she just finished.

  2. Rachel Says:

    November 12th, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    Thanks for the link, Elaine! I’m glad for Niccola Griffith that newest book is getting some buzz.

  3. Maureen E Says:

    November 13th, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    Oooh, this definitely is going on my to-read list! And King in the North–I am fascinated by Northern England.

  4. Rachel Says:

    November 13th, 2013 at 6:28 pm

    I bet you get to it before I do, Maureen. Then you can rave about it and I will be forced to drop everything and read it, too.

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