2013

Habits of the House

By Fay Weldon - Published 2012Published 2013

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Our fascination with the early 20th century endures. “If you like Downton Abbey you’ll love this,” trumpets the sticker on the cover ...Read Review

A Ship of War

By Sean Thomas Russell - Published 2012Published 2013

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AdventureNautical

The Terror is at its height. Charles Hayden, captain of HMS Themis, is on the point of setting sail for Le Havre to ...Read Review

The Time Traveller’s Guide to Elizabethan England

By Ian Mortimer - Published 2012Published 2013

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Nonfiction

‘Sometimes the past will inspire you and sometimes it will leave you weeping.’ This is history for everyone: the political and religious upheavals ...Read Review

Death of an Empire

By M.K. Hume - Published 2012Published 2013

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Adventure

This is the second instalment in M.K. Hume’s Merlin Trilogy. Keen to uncover his father’s identity, but also driven by ...Read Review

The Queen’s Secret

By Victoria Lamb - Published 2012Published 2013

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Biographical FictionThriller

In 1575, Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, drains his coffers to put on an Entertainment at Kenilworth Castle for Queen Elizabeth I during her ...Read Review

Sacrilege

By S. J. Parris - Published 2012Published 2013

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Mystery/CrimeThriller

S.J. Parris offers the reader a multisensory, cinematic experience surrounding the deadly black plague of London in 1584. Sacrilege, her the third novel ...Read Review

Circle of Shadows

By Imogen Robertson - Published 2012Published 2013

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Mystery/Crime

Another instalment detailing the adventures of Harriet Westerman and Gabriel Crowther, an unlikely detective pairing which works in unusual ways, solving crimes others ...Read Review

The Dressmaker

By Kate Alcott - Published 2012Published 2013

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A light romance released for the centennial anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, Kate Alcott’s tale of plucky Tess Collins follows ...Read Review

Sworn Sword

By James Aitcheson - Published 2011Published 2013

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AdventureMilitary

Two years after the Battle of Hastings, Northumbria is the last English province to hold out against Norman rule. Tancred a Dinant, oath-sworn ...Read Review

The Afrika Reich

By Guy Saville - Published 2011Published 2013

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AdventureAlternate History

Let me begin with a recipe for a literary cocktail. Take a slug of Robert Harris and an equal measure of Len Deighton, ...Read Review