The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow

By Júlia Sardà (illus.) - By Katherine Woodfine - Published 2015


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

On her own after the death of her father, 14-year-old Sophie Taylor feels lucky to have secured a job as a shop girl ...Read Review

The Mistress of Paris: The 19th-Century Courtesan Who Built an Empire on a Secret

By Catherine Hewitt - Published 2015Published 2017



In 1848, Emilie-Louise Delabigne was born to a single mother who had turned to prostitution to provide for her seven children. As a teenager, ...Read Review

A Death in the Dales: A Kate Shackleton Mystery

By Frances Brody - Published 2015Published 2017



This, the seventh in Brody’s Kate Shackleton series, offers classic, English-countryside, cozy-mystery enjoyment. Kate, WWI widow and enquiry agent, aims for a ...Read Review

The Chronocar

By Steve Bellinger - Published 2015



This multi-time science fiction novel begins in 1888, as the son of slaves in the Jim Crow South makes a daring escape to achieve ...Read Review

Caliburn: Merlin’s Tale

By Virgil Renzulli - Published 2015


Over the years, the story of King Arthur and the Sword in the Stone has been reworked in every facet of media—books, ...Read Review

The Rabbi’s Knight

By Michael J. Cooper - Published 2015



It is 1290, at the twilight of the Crusades, when Jonathan St. Clair, Knight Templar, seeks out Rabbi Samuel of Baghdad. A confluence of ...Read Review

The Book of the Needle

By Matthew Francis - Published 2015


England and Wales in the early-to-mid 17th century. Arise (or Rhys) Evans tells his story, in an ostensible memoir and a book on ...Read Review

Duty and Deception

By Roberta Grieve - Published 2015



In 1903 Emmeline Pankhurst set up the Women’s Suffrage Movement to campaign for votes for women, and their stories are well known, but ...Read Review

Cloak of Ashes: The Women of Beowulf

By Donnita L. Rogers - Published 2015


Seventh-century Scandinavia: Freawaru, the daughter of a king and the lover of the renowned warrior Beowulf, is a seer in her own right ...Read Review

The Witch of Eye

By Mari Griffith - Published 2015


This novel weaves together the stories of three women from three different levels of 15th century English society: dairymaid, Jenna, who has run ...Read Review