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By Bill Bright and Jack Cavanaugh -
Sixteen-year-old Daniel Cooper has witnessed a gruesome murder but no one, except the murderer, believes his accusations. After barely surviving an attempt on ...Read Review
By Michael Dobbs -
Yalta, 1945. Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin have gathered to negotiate a future for the end of the war. All three men have their own ...Read Review
By Alan Furst -
Carlo Weisz is an Italian émigré living in Paris and working for Reuters, covering the Spanish Civil War during the winter of 1938...Read Review
By Robert Ryan -
In 1948 Singapore, a demobilised American pilot called Lee Crane ekes out a living flying an old air transport. World-weary, he is toying ...Read Review
By Alberto Manguel (trans.) - By Javier Sierra -
Leonardo da Vinci is the patron of thrillers these days – despite the fact that he was, and indeed one might argue still is, ...Read Review
By Alex Scarrow -
On the 29th April 1945, the Allies secretly surrender to Hitler’s Germany. Four hours later, their surrender is withdrawn. This sensational fact ...Read Review
By Tom Gabbay -
Set in Berlin in 1963, with flashbacks to the post-WWI years, this story follows JFK’s famous “Ich bin ein Berliner” visit to the ...Read Review
By Stephen Miller -
1914 is a great attraction for alternative historians. Whereas other conflicts, notably the Second World War, loomed over the horizon well before the actual ...Read Review
By Tommy Tenney & Mark Andrew Olsen -
Set largely in the present day, this novel imagines how peace in the Middle East could come about. A raid in Iraq by ...Read Review
By Max Foran -
When St. Dominic dies in 1221, the list of names discovered on his body is placed in the Vatican archives with the documents pertaining ...Read Review
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