This Other Eden

By Paul Harding - Published 2023



In 1793, when Benjamin Honey, a former slave, and his wife Patience, an Irish immigrant, arrived at an abandoned Penobscot island off the coast ...Read Review

Through a Darkening Glass

By R. S. Maxwell - Published 2022



In winter 1910, Phineas Greenwich sees a girl floating face-down in the murky water of a kiln in Wolstenholme Park on the outskirts of ...Read Review

The Girl with the Emerald Flag

By Kathleen McGurl - Published 2023


Dublin, 1916: Gráinne’s brother Seán is serving in the British Army, whilst his friend Emmett, with whom Gráinne falls in ...Read Review

Secrets of the Nile (Lady Emily Mysteries, 16)

By Tasha Alexander - Published 2022



Secrets of the Nile, the 16th book in the Lady Emily Mysteries series, takes Emily and husband, Colin Hargreaves, on a cruise up ...Read Review

The Orphanage Girls Reunited (The Orphanage Girls, 2)

By Mary Wood - Published 2022



The second instalment of Mary Wood’s The Orphanage Girls series spans from 1910 to 1919 and follows Ellen and Ruth as they navigate their ...Read Review

Murder on the Marmora (Ocean Liner Mysteries)

By Edward Marston - Published 2022



December 1908, and the Marmora departs the Port of London for a six-month cruise to warmer climes. This is the fifth in the Ocean ...Read Review

The Silent Stars Go By

By Sally Nicholls - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

Yorkshire, England, 1919. Just after the end of World War I, nineteen-year-old Margot Allen is working in Durham as a typist but comes home ...Read Review

Blue Desert

By Celia Jeffries - Published 2021


Blue Desert is a hauntingly beautiful novel about Alice, a young Englishwoman whose family moves to Morocco in 1910. After a car accident, she ...Read Review

Somewhere to Call Home

By Elizabeth Jeffrey - Published 2022



Stella Nolan gets off the train with a valise in her hand and a black armband on her sleeve. The Great War is ...Read Review

Little Eve

By Catriona Ward - Published 2022


Historical FantasyThriller

In the early 1900s a small “family” takes possession of Altnaharra Castle, a mess of ruins on an island off the western coast ...Read Review

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