2009 (US)

The Republic of Vengeance

By Paul Waters - Published 2008 (UK)Published 2009 (US)



In the late third century BC, Marcus, a 14-year-old Roman journeying to Greece with his father, is captured by pirates. His father is ...Read Review

The Peachgrowers’ Almanac

By Elaine di Rollo - Published 2008 (UK)Published 2009 (US)



This debut novel is set in India and England in 1857. It is narrated in turns by twin sisters, Lilian and Alice. Lilian has ...Read Review


By Bernard Cornwell - Published 2008 (UK)Published 2009 (US)



Agincourt is a stunning ride through the battle best known from Shakespeare’s Henry V. Through the eyes of archer Nicholas Hook, I ...Read Review

The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet

By Colleen McCullough - Published 2008 (UK)Published 2009 (US)



Whatever became of Mary Bennet, the middle sister of the five young ladies memorialized in Pride and Prejudice? Not nearly as witty as ...Read Review

A Dangerous Affair

By Caro Peacock - Published 2008 (UK)Published 2009 (US)



A Dangerous Affair, an elegant mystery novel set in early Victorian London, is the second installment in a series involving a very unconventional ...Read Review

The Fairfax Legacy

By Pamela Oldfield - Published 2008 (UK)Published 2009 (US)


The story opens in 1921, with eight-year-old Elena Fairfax eavesdropping on a quarrel between her parents, Oscar and Hermione. “When the truth comes out, ...Read Review

No More Dying

By David Roberts - Published 2008 (UK)Published 2009 (US)



February 1939. As Europe teeters on the brink of war Lord Edward Corinth is asked to unmask an enemy agent with possible links with ...Read Review

A Secret Alchemy

By Emma Darwin - Published 2008 (UK)Published 2009 (US)



A Secret Alchemy is a book of three parts and three voices. First there is Una Pryor, brought up, after the death of ...Read Review

Young Samurai: The Way of the Warrior

By Chris Bradford - Published 2008 (UK)Published 2009 (US)


Children/Young Adult

1611. Japan. Twelve-year-old Jack’s ship is attacked by brutal ninja pirates and his father and all the crew are murdered. The ninja leader, ...Read Review

Den of Thieves

By Julia Golding - Published 2007 (UK)Published 2009 (US)


Children/Young Adult

London, Paris, 1791. In this, the third of Cat Royal’s adventures, Cat finds herself homeless and penniless when the Drury Lane theatre closes. ...Read Review