The Butcher’s Block (A Dan Foster Mystery)

By Lucienne Boyce - Published 2017



This is the second Georgian-era murder-mystery featuring Bow Street Runner, Dan Foster. When a pair of bodysnatchers are arrested taking a basket of ...Read Review

The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist

By Tim Birkhead - Published 2018



In the mid-17th century, Francis Willughby and John Ray set out to redefine how we understand the natural world. They embarked on ...Read Review

The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

By Mackenzi Lee - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

“You deserve to be here. You deserve to exist. You deserve to take up space in the world of men.” Felicity Montague is ...Read Review

Born to Be Wilde: The Wildes of Lindow Castle

By Eloisa James - Published 2018



Set in the late 1700s, Eloisa James’ new series, The Wildes of Lindow Castle, is addictive. Born to be Wilde features Parth Sterling ...Read Review

The Peterloo Massacre

By Robert Reid - Published 2018



On 16 August 1819, cavalry officers and local yeomanry forces in bright uniform and wielding sharpened sabres, charged into a motley crowd of approximately one ...Read Review

The Devil’s Wind: A Spider John Mystery

By Steve Goble - Published 2018



Set on the seas during the latter days of pirate glory, The Devil’s Wind weaves a mystery for protagonist Spider John to ...Read Review

Fugitive from the Grave (Bow Street Rivals)

By Edward Marston - Published 2018



London, 1817. This is the fourth in Edward Marston’s The Bow Street Rivals series. The private detectives, twins Peter and Paul Skillen, are ...Read Review

The Passage to India

By Allan Mallinson - Published 2018


1831, and the Reform Act extending the franchise, making its way through Parliament, is not universally popular. In the great city of Bristol, excitable ...Read Review


By Noel O’Reilly - Published 2018


The action of this book takes place “ten years after the French wars or thereabouts”. It is set in Cornwall at a time ...Read Review

The Queen’s Embroiderer: A True Story of Paris, Lovers, Swindlers, and the First Stock Market Crisis

By Joan DeJean - Published 2018



What kind of man secures a royal decree to lock up his pregnant daughter and ship her to the colonies? Beauty and cruelty ...Read Review

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