Editors' Choice

The Birth House

By Ami McKay - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

  This novel, already and deservedly a best-seller in Canada, tells the story of Dora Rare and her struggles to maintain a holistic, ...Read Review

Guardians of the Key

By Clio Gray - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  Gray has skilfully crafted a tale that leads from Italy under the burden of Napoleonic rule to the Italian quarter of London, ...Read Review

Afterlands

By Steven Heighton - Published 2006

Genres:

EpicLiterary

In 1871 a thwarted American expedition to the Arctic casts 19 survivors adrift on an ice floe off the coast of Greenland – one white and ...Read Review

The Hummingbird’s Daughter

By Luis Alberto Urrea - Published 2006

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Luis Alberto Urrea had a “flying Yaqui aunt” in Tijuana, Mexico, a woman who was said to be the mystical guiding force behind ...Read Review

The Rebels of Ireland

By Edward Rutherfurd - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

  Rutherfurd’s latest bestseller concludes his sweeping look at Irish history first begun in The Princes of Ireland (Dublin in the UK). ...Read Review

Spy Smuggler

By Jim Eldridge - Published 2004

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

  It is October 1942 and 13-year-old Paul Lelaud is hiding in a bush with his friend, Antoine, by the railway station. They are ...Read Review

Medicus and the Disappearing Dancing Girls

By Ruth Downie - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Britannia, 117 AD. Having just joined the hospital staff at the Roman legionary fortress of Deva (Chester), world-weary surgeon Gaius Petreius Ruso examines the ...Read Review

The Lady Grace Mysteries : Feud

By Patricia Finney - Published 2005Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

  This is another from the fictional diaries of Lady Grace Cavendish, Maid of Honour to Queen Elizabeth and secret Lady Pursuivant. Carmina, ...Read Review

Search and Destroy

By Dean Hughes - Published 2005

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMilitary

  Rick Ward, a confused boy from Long Beach just out of high school, drifts into the army. He may be running away ...Read Review

The Elixir of Death

By Bernard Knight - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  AD 1195. ‘Crowner John’ – otherwise the splendidly-named Sir John de Wolfe, black-haired and frequently bad tempered – is confronted by an abandoned ship and ...Read Review

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