Pirate Code

By Helen Hollick - Published 2011


AdventureHistorical FantasyNautical

“In the sexiest pirate contest, Capt Jesamiah Acorne gives Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow a run for his money” so runs the quote ...Read Review

After the Rising

By Orna Ross - Published 2011



This beautifully written literary novel describes the impact of the 1916 Irish Rising against British rule in a complex plot across several time frames. ...Read Review

Bring It Close

By Helen Hollick - Published 2011


AdventureHistorical FantasyNautical

Pardoned by the king for acts of piracy, Jesamiah Acorne is to wed Tiola, a midwife, healer and white witch. His plans are ...Read Review

The Queen of Washington

By Francis Hamit - Published 2011


Biographical Fiction

The Queen of Washington follows the exploits of Rose Greenhow, a Confederate spy in the American Civil War. It is part of a ...Read Review

Malinalli of the Fifth Sun: The Slave Girl Who Changed the Fate of Mexico and Spain

By Helen Heightsman Gordon - Published 2011Published 2011-12-16



Helen Heightsman Gordon’s ambitious and rewarding new novel, Malinalli of the Fifth Sun, invites comparison with Gary Jennings’s bestselling hit novel ...Read Review

Whither Thou Goest, I Will Go

By Naomi Datham - Published 2011



Set around the great blizzard of 1888, this is the story of a family who have to start a new life on the frontier. ...Read Review

But This Is Different

By Mary Walker Baron - Published 2011



On 1978 New Year’s Eve, on the dock on a tiny South Pacific island, sweaty islanders struggle to start an old aircraft engine ...Read Review


By James McGee - Published 2011Published 2014



In October 1812, the English Secret Service sends Bow Street Runner Matthew Hawkwood on a mission to France. Napoleon has traveled to Russia, leaving ...Read Review

What Is Masculinity? Historical Dynamics from Antiquity to the Contemporary World

By John H. Arnold (ed.) - By Sean Brady (ed.) - Published 2011



This five-part book collects essays arising from a conference held at Birkbeck College, University of London in May 2008, asking ‘What is Masculinity? How ...Read Review

The Grand Sophy

By Georgette Heyer - Published 1950Published 2011Published 2013



The Napoleonic Wars are over. Sir Horace Stanton-Lacy, abroad on diplomatic business, leaves his daughter, the strong-minded Sophy, in London with his sister, ...Read Review

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