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By Snorri Kristjansson -
This novel’s cover shows an archaeologically-correct-looking longhouse. It’s a tale about Vikings, and it reads like a saga of old! The ...Read Review
By Katherine Clements -
The Coffin Path is a gothic historical novel, reminiscent of Daphne du Maurier and as good as Sarah Waters. It is set in ...Read Review
By Ines Thorn - By Kate Northrop (trans.) -
In 1711, on the Isle of Sylt on the North Sea coast, Jordis and her grandmother are considered outsiders due to their Icelandic heritage. ...Read Review
By Saul David -
After an eight year wait, here is a further instalment in the adventures of Major George ‘Zulu’ Hart, hero of Queen Victoria’s ‘...Read Review
By Julie Klassen -
Klassen’s sweet, Regency-set historical takes up where Tales From Ivy Hill left off, returning to the quaint Wiltshire village of Ivy Hill ...Read Review
By Lydia Syson -
In the late 19th century, Oceania—a vast expanse of sea, dotted with the occasional landmass, from the huge continent of Australia through ...Read Review
By Peter Carey -
In 1953, Irene Bobs and her husband, Titch, leave their young children at home to enter the brutal Australian open road race known as ...Read Review
By Sulari Gentill -
It’s the fourth outing for amateur detective Rowly Sinclair and his unlikely band of helpers, housemates and creative types Edna, Milton, and ...Read Review
By Sally Koslow -
The four-year romance between the married F. Scott Fitzgerald and divorced Hollywood gossip columnist Sheilah Graham has been chronicled in books and movies ...Read Review
By Terri Nixon -
Who doesn’t love a good family saga? Set in Edwardian Cornwall, here’s a novel with a tried and tested recipe: dark ...Read Review
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