2014 (UK)

Miss Carter’s War

By Sheila Hancock - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)


Marguerite Carter leaves France for England during World War II, living with memories (presented as small snippets throughout the book) of who she ...Read Review

Time and Again

By Ben Elton - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)



It is Christmas 2024 and ex-SAS operative turned social media celebrity, Hugh “Guts” Stanton (think Bear Grylls), is approached by a secretive group of ...Read Review

Mrs. Sinclair’s Suitcase

By Louise Walters - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)


In present time, shy Roberta works in a bookstore in England, collecting bits and pieces of items she finds in various books. When ...Read Review

The Tightrope Walkers

By David Almond - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)


Children/Young Adult

Dominic Hall is growing up in a pebble-dashed home in northern England in the post-WWII years. His father, a caulker in the shipyards, ...Read Review

Winter Siege

By Ariana Franklin - By Samantha Norman - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US & Can)



During the brutal winter of 1141, Stephen and Matilda tore England apart in their battle for its crown. The innocent were not spared, and ...Read Review

John the Pupil

By David Flusfeder - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)



In 1217, friar and magus Roger Bacon, an inventor and scientist, is teacher to a young man named John at a Franciscan monastery outside ...Read Review

The Tudor Bride

By Joanna Hickson - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)


Biographical Fiction

The Tudor dynasty has recently enjoyed a renaissance in historical fiction. Most books focus on Henry VIII and his six wives, or his ...Read Review

The Architect’s Apprentice

By Elif Shafak - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)



When Jahan runs away from his overbearing father and boards a ship bound for Istanbul, he finds a baby white elephant on board, ...Read Review

The Strangler Vine

By M. J. Carter - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)



It is 1837, and the British East India Company is the overlord of Indian politics. Ensign William Avery is a British officer in Calcutta ...Read Review

The Curse of the House of Foskett

By M.R.C. Kasasian - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)



Victorian-era personal detective Sidney Grice and his ward, March Middleton, are back for more gruesome sleuthing in the second installment of Kasasian’s ...Read Review