I am John, I Am Paul: A Story of of Two Soldiers in Ancient Rome

By Mark Tedesco - Published 2013


Ioannes Fulvius Marcus Romanus – John – first meets his fellow legionary while both are posted in fourth-century Germania, and in one battle John finds ...Read Review

Death Comes to the Village

By Catherine Lloyd - Published 2013



England, 1816. In the charming village of Kurland St. Mary, Major Robert Kurland is bedbound, recovering from wounds suffered at Waterloo. His old friend ...Read Review

Three Brothers

By Peter Ackroyd - Published 2013Published 2014


Separated by exactly one year from each other in birth date, Harry, Daniel and Sam are no ordinary brothers. As different in personality ...Read Review

The Devil’s Pact

By James Holland - Published 2013



Set mainly in Sicily, during the Allied invasion of July 1943, this novel certainly does not lack for action. The battle scenes are vividly ...Read Review

The Mystery of Rio

By Alberto Mussa - By Alex Ladd (trans.) - Published 2013



What defines a city, the narrator tells us, is “the history of its crimes,” and, with that introduction, he proceeds to tell the ...Read Review

Let Him Go

By Larry Watson - Published 2013



Watson’s latest tale of longing and desperation returns readers to the familiar surroundings of the mid-20th century American West. Margaret Blackledge ...Read Review

Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl

By David Barnett - Published 2013



Fiction meets history, meets steampunk, meets gothic horror in David Barnett’s page-turning romp though a Victorian world where the British are poised ...Read Review

Rachel’s Promise

By Shelly Sanders - Published 2013


Children/Young Adult

This is a wrenching story of a Russian-Jewish family fleeing the pogroms of the early 20th century, the second novel in a planned ...Read Review

What’s in a Surname? A Journey from Abercrombie to Zwicker

By David McKie - Published 2013



Most of us have some idea of the origin of our own family names. This fascinating book covers the growth and changing patterns ...Read Review

Triangle Trade

By Geoff Woodland - Published 2013


1805. When Lieutenant William King is relieved of his command in the Royal Navy, he returns home to Liverpool where his father, George King, ...Read Review