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

Lusitania: An Epic Tragedy

By Diana Preston - Published 2015Published c2002



This is a heart-wrenching narrative that reads less like a stodgy history lesson and more like a personal voyage on the Lusitania. Preston ...Read Review

Lion Heart

By A. C. Gaughen - Published 2015


Children/Young Adult

The conclusion of the author’s Scarlet trilogy, Lion Heart continues the story with the Lady Thief, Marian, escaping her intended death at ...Read Review

Coming Out Christian in the Roman World: How the Followers of Jesus Made a Place in Caesar’s Empire

By Douglas Ryan Boin - Published 2015



Everyone knows that the early Christians were mercilessly persecuted in the Roman world, simply because they wouldn’t worship pagan gods. Not so, ...Read Review

Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sins

By James Runcie - Published 2014Published 2015



This is a collection of six short stories, closely adjacent in time, which is the fourth installment in the Grantchester Mysteries, starring the ...Read Review

The Disinherited: A Story of Family, Love, and Betrayal

By Robert Sackville-West - Published 2015



This is the second book by Robert Sackville-West (aka Lord Sackville) about his family and the sprawling house (far too small a word ...Read Review

A Slant of Light

By Jeffrey Lent - Published 2015



In western New York State, after the Civil War, veteran Malcolm Hopeton returns home to find that his wife and hired hand, Amos ...Read Review

Far as the Eye Can See

By Robert Bausch - Published 2014



In 1876, the Great Sioux War is heating up for a major confrontation between the Indian tribes of the Black Hills and the U....Read Review

The Prince’s Boy

By Paul Bailey - Published 2014



In a book review, Ambrose Bierce once wrote: “The covers of this book are too far apart.” That same criticism could be applied ...Read Review

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