Nonfiction

The Mysterious Mrs Hood: A True Victorian Mystery of Scandal, Arson, Murder & Betrayal

By Kim Donovan - Published 2024

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Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

On the beach at Great Yarmouth in September 1900, the body of Kim Donovan’s great-great aunt was discovered, the victim of a brutal ...Read Review

On the Road to Freedom: and From Captivity

By Charles S. Kraszewski (trans.) - By Janko Jesenský - Published 2023

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Nonfiction

In 1918 a band of Czech and Slovak ex-POWs took over the Trans-Siberian railway in the course of the Russian Civil War; in effect ...Read Review

The Royal Women Who Made England: The Tenth Century in Saxon England

By M. J. Porter - Published 2024

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Nonfiction

M.J. Porter has written over 50 fiction titles on Saxon England, and she says that she wrote this, her first non-fiction book, out ...Read Review

Throne of Grace: A Mountain Man, an Epic Adventure, and the Bloody Conquest of the American West

By Bob Drury - By Tom Clavin - Published 2024

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AdventureNonfictionWestern

Jed Smith and guide Thomas Fitzpatrick are searching for water. It is May 1831, and the wagon train they are leading is desperate: water ...Read Review

Forged in Spain

By Richard Baxell - Published 2023

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Nonfiction

This book relates the biographies of 13 British men and women who volunteered to serve in the Spanish Civil War between 1936 and 1938. The majority ...Read Review

Normal Women: Nine Hundred Years of Making History

By Philippa Gregory - Published 2024

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Nonfiction

“Have you any notion how many books are written about women in the course of one year?… Are you aware that you are ...Read Review

Fallen: George Mallory: The Man, The Myth and the 1924 Everest Tragedy

By Mick Conefrey - Published 2024

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Nonfiction

For my eighth birthday my mother gave me a book, The Boy’s Book of Heroes, and it was here that I first ...Read Review

Hardy Women: Mother, Sisters, Wives, Muses

By Paula Byrne - Published 2024

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Nonfiction

In his day, Thomas Hardy was renowned for the psychological insight he brought to his female characters. As Byrne relates, Hardy the man ...Read Review

Dark Side of the Cut: A History of Crime on Britain’s Canals

By Susan Law - Published 2023

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Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

‘Cut’ is a colloquial term for a canal, and The Dark Side of the Cut is a collection of accounts of real-life violent ...Read Review

Jack and Eve: Two Women In Love and At War

By Wendy Moore - Published 2024

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Nonfiction

Vera (Jack) Holme and Evalina (Eve) Haverfield were a lesbian couple who were prominent in the Suffragette movement before WW1 and during the ...Read Review

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