Regular Linda’s Book Bag visitors will know how much I love Gill Paul’s writing. Add in the fact that The Collector’s Daughter is another review I’m doing for My Weekly’s online magazine and I couldn’t be happier than to be sharing my review of Gill’s The Collector’s Daughter today.
Published by Harper Collins imprint Avon on 30th September, The Collector’s Daughter is available for purchase through these links.
The Collector’s Daughter
An unforgettable discovery
In 1922, Lady Evelyn Herbert’s dreams are realised when she is the first to set foot inside the lost tomb of Tutankhamun for over 3,000 years.
A cursed life
But the months after the discovery are marred by tragedy, when Eve’s father dies suddenly and her family is torn in two. Desperate to put the past behind her, Eve retreats into a private life with her new husband.
A deadly choice
But she is harbouring a dark secret about what really happened in Egypt. And when a young woman comes asking questions years later, the happiness Eve has finally found is threatened once more…
My Review of The Collector’s Daughter
My full review of The Collector’s Daughter can be found on the My Weekly website here.
However, I think The Collector’s Daughter is utterly wonderful. It’s Gill Paul at her very best and undoubtedly one of my books of the year.
Please visit My Weekly to read my full review.
Gill Paul is an author of historical fiction, specialising in relatively recent history.
Gill’s novels include The Second Marriage, Another Woman’s Husband, The Secret Wife, about the romance between cavalry officer Dmitri Malama and Grand Duchess Tatiana, the second daughter of Russia’s last tsar, who first met in 1914, Women and Children First about a young steward who works on the Titanic and The Affair set in Rome in 1961–62 as Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton fell in love while making Cleopatra. No Place for a Lady is about two Victorian sisters who travel out to the Crimean War of 1854–56 and face challenges beyond anything they could have imagined.
All of Gill’s lovely books can be found here.