Adventure

The Khalifah’s Mirror

By Andrew Killeen - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureMystery/Crime

This is a sequel to The Father of Locks (HNR 48 , p. 24). Abu Nuwas the poet, also known as Father of Locks for the ...Read Review

Hellfire

By James Holland - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

This is the fourth wartime novel from author James Holland to feature the rough and ready Jack Tanner, an uncompromising hero very much, ...Read Review

Crusade

By Stewart Binns - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

After the death of Harold in 1066, Edgar the Atheling is proclaimed king by his Saxon supporters. When the various rebellions are ruthlessly put ...Read Review

Hard Country

By Michael McGarrity - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureWestern

The Western often suffers from literary snobbishness, but good authors of the genre, like Michael McGarrity, know their era and don’t embellish ...Read Review

The Mountain of Gold

By J. D. Davies - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureNautical

Young British naval captain Matthew Quinton is on his third mission, hunting down Barbary pirates in the Mediterranean when his ship sights a ...Read Review

Spy for the Queen of Scots

By Theresa Breslin - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureBiographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Mary, Queen of Scots has sometimes been criticised as vain and foolish, but this fascinating account of her reign does much to redress ...Read Review

Empire of the Moghul: The Tainted Throne

By Alex Rutherford - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

1606. It is five months since the death of the Moghul emperor Akbar, and his son Jahangir is crowned as ruler of the empire. ...Read Review

Grave Mercy

By Robin LaFevers - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultRomance

When seventeen-year-old Ismae flees a brutal marriage, she is taken in by the nuns at the abbey of St. Mortain. Mortain is more ...Read Review

For King or Commonwealth

By Richard Woodman - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureNautical

In A Ship for the King, Richard Woodman left his readers wondering which side Captain Kit Faulkner would choose at the start of ...Read Review

Cave of Secrets

By Morgan Llywelyn - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Ireland, 1639. Twelve-year-old Tom Flynn lives in the Big House near Roaringwater Bay in County Cork. On the surface, his is a life of ...Read Review

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