Bloomsbury USA

Mr Mac and Me

By Esther Freud - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)


One should never judge a book by its cover. The cover to Mr Mac and Me, a fictionalisation of the time Charles Rennie ...Read Review

Tabula Rasa: A Crime Novel of the Roman Empire (The Medicus Series)

By Ruth Downie - Published 2014Published 2014-10-09



From the first book in Ruth Downie’s Gaius Ruso series, I fell in love with the gruff but good-hearted Roman medical officer ...Read Review

Pig’s Foot

By Carlos Acosta - By Frank Wayne (trans.) - Published 2013



Oscar Kortico, descendant of the founding family of a small, poverty-struck hamlet in a far flung part of Cuba, takes readers on a ...Read Review

The Man Who Walked Away

By Maud Casey - Published 2014



Maud Casey’s poetic and beautiful account of a late 19th-century French mental asylum explores both patients’ and caregivers’ struggle with the new ...Read Review

The Poet’s Wives

By David Park - Published 2014



Irish writer David Park’s beautifully written ninth book depicts the exacting role of the woman who is often muse, sometimes critic, lover, ...Read Review

How Paris Became Paris

By Joan DeJean - Published 2014



Everyone knows that Paris looks like it does because of Baron Haussmann, the 19th-century civil servant who broadened the City of Light’s ...Read Review

The Wives of Los Alamos

By TaraShea Nesbit - Published 2014


In March 1943, doorbells ring at the comfortable homes of academics in some American university towns. Their wives admit “a young man in a ...Read Review

Home Fires

By Elizabeth Day - Published 2013


Elizabeth Day’s quiet, moving novel about war and recovery tells the stories of soldiers who come home and those who do not. ...Read Review


By Gail Godwin - Published 2013


Godwin, ever the keen observer of human nature, is at her finest here in this startling coming-of-age tale of a young Southern girl ...Read Review

She Rises

By Kate Worsley - Published 2013



When dairymaid Louise Fletcher is whisked away from her life on Handley’s farm to become a lady’s maid to Handley’s ...Read Review

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