Pleasing Mr Pepys

By Deborah Swift - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

Deb Willett is employed in the household of the diarist Samuel Pepys as a companion for his wife. She is there to help ...Read Review

Echo Hall

By Virginia Moffatt - Published 2017



Newly married Ruth Flint comes to live at Echo Hall on the Anglo-Welsh border in 1990 with her husband, Adam. His grandfather, Jack, is ...Read Review

Mr Nicholls: A Brontë Story

By Juliet Heslewood - Published 2017


Juliet Heslewood takes a risk in subtitling her novel “a Brontë story”. There are those who, faced with a hint of the Fitzgeralds ...Read Review

The Butcher’s Block (A Dan Foster Mystery)

By Lucienne Boyce - Published 2017



This is the second Georgian-era murder-mystery featuring Bow Street Runner, Dan Foster. When a pair of bodysnatchers are arrested taking a basket of ...Read Review

The Silver Gun (Art Deco Mystery)

By L.A. Chandlar - Published 2017



In 1936, Lane Sanders is the new personal aide to the larger-than-life 99th mayor of New York, Fiorello La Guardia. When she is suddenly ...Read Review

Praetorian: Eagles of Dacia: Volume 3

By S.J.A. Turney - Published 2017



This is the third book in a series, but it’s not necessary to have read the first two to enjoy this delightful ...Read Review

Deliver Me From Evil

By T.G. Stanton - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

Some people become fascinated with a period or a person and convert this passion into a project of love. This is true for ...Read Review

The Golden Shore: (A Scandalous Life Book 3)

By Jo Ann Butler - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

In this third book of the Scandalous Life series, set in 1662 Rhode Island, Herodias (Herod) Long has been cohabitating with George Gardner for ...Read Review

Lucia Zarate

By Cecilia Velastegui - Published 2017



This is a gem of a book, exquisitely produced and poetically written. No surprise that the author is an award-winner. It tells the ...Read Review

A Hundred Tiny Threads

By Judith Barrow - Published 2017



A Hundred Tiny Threads is an engaging saga set between 1910 and 1924. The novel is recounted from two viewpoints, those of Winifred Duffy and ...Read Review

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