The Last Days of the Romanov Dancers

By Kerri Turner - Published 2019


The title says it all: this is a novel about the fading glory of the famous Imperial Ballet of Russia. You can anticipate ...Read Review

The Moon Sister: A Novel (The Seven Sisters)

By Lucinda Riley - Published 2018Published 2019


This latest installment in Riley’s The Seven Sisters series is set in a hybrid timeframe of modern-day Scotland and WWI-era Spain. Tiggy ...Read Review


By Mike Dumbleton - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

This beautifully-produced picture book tells its story in single sentences and subtle watercolour illustrations. The brief texts are interspersed with one line of ...Read Review

The Victory Garden

By Rhys Bowen - Published 2019



Set in England during the final stretch of the First World War, The Victory Garden focuses on Emily Bryce, a naïve but ...Read Review

Major Tom’s War

By Vee Walker - Published 2018


The story begins with disparate characters and countries. The Tom of the title is in India but on his way back to a ...Read Review

Girls on the Line

By Aimie K. Runyan - Published 2018


Girls on the Line brings to light the World War I Hello Girls. These American women served in the U.S. army as ...Read Review

Castle on the Rise (A Lost Castle Novel)

By Kristy Cambron - Published 2019



Castle on the Rise follows three women in Ireland in different time periods. In 1797, Maeve, from English Protestant land-owning nobility, discovers an injured ...Read Review

An Hour Unspent (Shadows Over England Book #3)

By Roseanna M. White - Published 2018



Barclay Pierce is an unlikely hero in this 1915 tale, set in London. His family is extensive with several “adopted” siblings he has rescued ...Read Review

Goodbye for Now

By M.J. Hollows - Published 2018


It’s 1914, and Europe is being torn apart as World War One gains momentum. The novel is written from the perspectives of two ...Read Review

Evie’s War

By Holly Webb - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

In the ancient whaling port of Whitby in 1914, as World War One is about to begin, all has turned bleak as Evie’s ...Read Review