20th Century

Mercury Falling

By Robert Edric - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The east of England in the summer of 1954. Jimmy Devlin, aged 30, lives off his wits in a peripatetic hand-to-mouth existence, finding work and ...Read Review

With a Kiss and a Prayer (The Cliffehaven Series)

By Ellie Dean - Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

I enjoyed this novel, which is the 14th in a World War Two historical saga set on the English south coast in a ...Read Review

The Beekeeper’s Promise

By Fiona Valpy - Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

Chateau Bellevue is initially a beautiful safe haven in rural France, where good news and celebration abound. It’s 1938, and the world is ...Read Review

Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

By James Holland - Published 2018

Genres:

MilitaryNonfiction

For the record, it was known as Operation Argument; for those who were involved it was just known as the Big Week! By ...Read Review

November Road

By Lou Berney - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

November Road is a gripping drama steeped in the aftermath of the JFK assassination in 1963. Charlotte Roy has made the uncertain decision to ...Read Review

Daughters of the Lake

By Wendy Webb - Published 2018

Genres:

Time-slip

Wendy Webb’s newest Gothic novel is partly a paranormal time-slip with occasional ghosts and spooky happenings. It’s also a multi-period saga ...Read Review

Peace Comes to Honeyfield (The Honeyfield Series)

By Anna Jacobs - Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

Another novel from the immensely prolific Anna Jacobs – the popular Australian-based historical fiction writer. This is the third in the Honeyfield series, and ...Read Review

Once a Midwife: A Hope River Novel

By Patricia Harman - Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

In Harman’s third volume of the Hope River series, midwife Patience Hester must use all her skills, medical, physical, and emotional, to ...Read Review

Shell

By Kristina Olsson - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

The mid-1960s saw a string of changes for countries around the world, and many had their eyes on the United States. By 1965, ...Read Review

The Story of H

By Marina Perezagua - By Valerie Miles (trans.) - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

August 6, 1945: the day spawning the nightmare of H. A young girl sits in a classroom when the atomic bomb is dropped from the ...Read Review