2013

Checkmate, My Lord

By Tracey Devlyn - Published 2013

Genres:

Romance

In 1804, after the death of her husband, Catherine Ashcroft tries to lead a quiet English life in the country with her young daughter, ...Read Review

Villa Triste

By Lucretia Grindle - Published 2011Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In modern-day Florence, Italy, Inspector Alessandro Pallioti has his hands full investigating a series of execution-style murders. The victims, all elderly men, were ...Read Review

Ashenden

By Elizabeth Wilhide - Published 2012Published 2013

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Ashenden, the delightful debut novel from Elizabeth Wilhide, traces the life of a beautiful English house from the time of its building in ...Read Review

A Woman of Angkor

By John Burgess - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

Sray is the “Woman of Angkor.” It’s a simple name for a simply named novel about the momentous historical events in remote ...Read Review

Merivel: A Man of His Time

By Rose Tremain - Published 2012Published 2013

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This is a sequel to Tremain’s 1989 novel, Restoration, which was a memoir of Sir Robert Merivel, physician, bon-viveur, friend of Charles II ...Read Review

The Wicked Wedding of Miss Ellie Vyne

By Jayne Fresina - Published 2013

Genres:

Romance

This Regency romance opens in masquerade: James Hartley, dressed as a notorious highwayman, doesn’t realize the “Marie Antoinette” he kisses is the “...Read Review

Fever

By Mary Beth Keane - Published 2013

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

I always know when an historical novel is exceptionally well done because it pushes me to learn more about the subject on my ...Read Review

The Winter Witch

By Paula Brackston - Published 2013

Genres:

Fantasy

This is a fun, satisfying read about young Morgana, mute since her father’s disappearance, and newly wed to widower Cai Bevan.  What ...Read Review

Crowner’s Crusade

By Bernard Knight - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this prequel to the popular Crowner John series, readers get a glimpse into the back story of protagonist and medieval sleuth Sir ...Read Review

I, Hogarth

By Michael Dean - Published 2012Published 2013

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Renowned artist William Hogarth, whose paintings and engravings illustrated the unfortunate and decadent lives of 18th-century London residents, is born in the London ...Read Review