The Lost Time Accidents

By John Wray - Published 2016



Taken together, John Wray’s first three novels clearly demonstrate his facility in representing a broad, eclectic range of subjects, time periods, and ...Read Review

Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World’s Superpowers

By Simon Winchester - Published 2015



Winchester’s latest fascinating exploration is his largest subject ever: the Pacific Ocean. At 64 million square miles, it is home to nearly half ...Read Review

Stitches in Time: The Story of the Clothes We Wear

By Lucy Adlington - Published 2015



The author’s deep scholarship is very evident, as is her joy in clothing. A collection of anecdotes talking about an item of ...Read Review

Walter and the Resurrection of G

By T.J. Armstrong - Published 2015


This is a re-issue by a different publisher of the original first produced in 1995 by Headline. It is a book of two parts: ...Read Review

Secret of the Song

By Cathie Hartigan - Published 2015


Secret of the Song is a romantic thriller split between a modern setting in England and 16th century Italy. The key to the ...Read Review

The Kindness of Enemies

By Leila Aboulela - Published 2015



Aboulela’s book moves between 2010 Scotland and mid-19th-century Russia and Dagostan. Imam Shamil, the Muslim leader in Dagostan, is determined to end ...Read Review

The House at Zaronza

By Vanessa Couchman - Published 2014


This emotionally powerful novel is set on Corsica, and the island itself is the most important character. I could see the deep blue ...Read Review

Jersey: The Hidden Histories

By Paul Darroch - Published 2015


The author has assembled a fictional historical overview of the island of Jersey, from Stone Age times up until the present day. He ...Read Review

Playing Custer

By Gerald Duff - Published 2015



June 2001. A home economics teacher and a software engineer drive from Texas to Montana to reenact the 125th anniversary of Custer’s Last ...Read Review

This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!

By Jonathan Evison - Published 2015


Harriet Chance, a widow living in Washington State in 2015, is surprised to learn that her late husband, Bernard, has won a cruise to ...Read Review