2008

Foxfire

By Anya Seton - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureRomance

This novel, first published in 1951, is set in New York City and the Arizona in the 1930s. Amanda Lawrence, a sheltered young woman, ...Read Review

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: Vol II, The Kingdom of the Waves

By M.T. Anderson - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

African-American youth Octavian escapes with his trusted tutor Doctor Trefusis from the eccentric Bostonian gentlemen who raised him as a comparative experiment between ...Read Review

Traitor

By John Pilkington - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Elizabethan London. In this second Elizabethan Mysteries adventure, prentice actor Ben Button is thrilled when Lord Bonner’s Players are commanded to perform ...Read Review

Cold War

By Jeremy Isaacs - By Taylor Downing - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

This book was first published in 1998, having its origins in a TV series. Now reprinted, it has a new introduction by Peter Hennessy (...Read Review

Elizabeth in the Garden

By Trea Martyn - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

The grand gardens of the Elizabethan era with their mazes, lakes and burgeoning flower beds were not imagined merely for pleasure but as ...Read Review

To Hold The Crown: The Story of King Henry VII and Elizabeth of York

By Jean Plaidy - Published 2008

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This novel, a reissue of Uneasy Lies the Head, published in 1982, tells the story of the reign of Henry VII and his struggle ...Read Review

The Scandalous Life Of The Lawless Sisters: Criminally Illustrated With What Was To Hand

By Philip Ardagh - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureThriller

Using cartoon illustrations from Punch, January-December 1880, Philip Ardagh has concocted a rollicking tale involving a group of Victorian ladies he calls, the Lawless ...Read Review

The DeVere Papers

By Michael Langford - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The De Vere Papers is set in 1868, at a fictional college in Cambridge. The papers in question throw doubt on the authenticity of ...Read Review

The Plain Sense of Things

By Pamela Carter Joern - Published 2008

Genres:

Literary

Joern’s novel is really a series of interwoven short stories, each of which can stand on its own, but taken together they ...Read Review

Black Orchids

By Gillian Slovo - Published 2008

Genres:

Literary

The first ninety pages and the last thirty of this profound novel are arresting, sensual, initially in 1946 Ceylon, later 1972 Sri Lanka. The book ...Read Review