Deep River

By Karl Marlantes - Published 2019



Covering the years 1893 through 1932, Deep River begins in Russian-occupied Finland with the Koski family. Economic hardship and political upheaval force three of the ...Read Review

The Forgotten Village

By Lorna Cook - Published 2019


In the present day, Melissa hopes a short break on the Dorset coast with boyfriend Liam will help them reconnect while she reassesses ...Read Review

Lever Templar

By Matt Gianni - Published 2019



In the 14th century, the power of the Templar Knights wains. Brim Hastings is a young sergeant/former scribe who unwittingly falls into ...Read Review

Life of a Smuggler: Fact and Fiction

By Helen Hollick - Published 2019



Smugglers along with pirates have a romantic image which Helen Hollick sets out to debunk, even though she has contributed to the smuggler/...Read Review

Forgotten Royal Women: The King and I

By Erin Lawless - Published 2018



Forgotten Royal Women tells the stories of 30 British royals who seldom feature in other history books. ‘British’ includes Irish, Welsh, and Scottish as ...Read Review

The Song of the Jade Lily

By Kirsty Manning - Published 2019


Flipping back and forth between World War II times and present day, The Song of the Jade Lily is a moving story of ...Read Review

Crusoe, Castaways and Shipwrecks in the Perilous Age of Sail

By Mike Rendell - Published 2019



Robinson Crusoe is fictional, so Crusoe, Castaways and Shipwrecks begins as a study in English Literature, discussing the author, Daniel Defoe, and his ...Read Review

Where to Find Me

By Alba Arikha - Published 2018


The lives of Flora Dobbs and Hannah Karalis cross when Hannah is locked out of her house on a rainy evening in 1980s ...Read Review

Beyond the Shadow of Night

By Ray Kingfisher - Published 2019



Pittsburgh, 2001. Diane Peterson returns home after a night out with her boyfriend. She is horrified to see her aged father slumped on the ...Read Review

The Girl in the Painting

By Renita D'Silva - Published 2019


When cultures collide, heartbreak ensues. Or is heartbreak the unavoidable consequence of being a woman, whether one is born poor or rich, in ...Read Review