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Setting up over here for now whilst I decide how I want to shelve my books online.
Queen's Gambit - Elizabeth Fremantle I received this book through Goodreads First Reads and have loved every page of it! Sometimes I find historical fiction too dry but this was anything but. Elizabeth Fremantle has perfectly captured the danger, intrigue and game-playing of Henry VIII's court and I felt totally drawn into it all. I loved delving into all the characters' lives, especially 'extras' like Dot and Huicke; they made everything come to life and opened up this world that I hadn't ever really explored in detail before.

Even though I knew most of the facts, Fremantle added flesh to these bones that made the book a complete page-turner and had me willing history had got it wrong. It was passionate, thrilling and extremely well-written and I would definitely recommend it!

[Would like to thank Penguin for supplying me with the ARC]