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Graceland

By Bethan Roberts - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

From the moment she first holds him, after his twin brother is stillborn, Gladys Presley loves her son ferociously. This is a love ...Read Review

Endeavour: The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World

By Peter Moore (author) - Published 2018

Genres:

NauticalNonfiction

Ranked among ships of historic note—Drake’s Golden Hind, Bligh’s Bounty, Franklin’s Erebus, Titanic—is the Endeavour, in which Lieutenant ...Read Review

Devices and Desires: Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England

By Kate Hubbard - Published 2018Published 2019

Genres:

Nonfiction

Devices and Desires explores the life of Bess of Hardwick and of her great building projects, especially the still-extant Hardwick Hall. It is ...Read Review

The Great Level

By Stella Tillyard - Published 2018Published 2019

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England during the interregnum in the 17th century. Jan Brunt, a Dutch engineer, is employed to assist in drawing up plans for the ...Read Review

Monsieur Ka

By Vesna Goldsworthy - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

London in the bitterly cold post-war winter of 1947. Albert & Albertine Whitelaw are a recently married couple. Albert was an officer in the ...Read Review

Overland

By Graham Rawle - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

Considering one of Graham Rawle’s previous novels was composed entirely of text cut from vintage women’s magazines, it should come as ...Read Review

The White King

By Leanda de Lisle - Published 2017Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

Charles I of England, the “White King,” a man with an illustrious heritage, was the head of the Anglican Church, to which he ...Read Review

White Chrysanthemum

By Mary Lynn Bracht - Published 2018

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“Comfort women” is a euphemism for the girls and women forced to serve as prostitutes by Imperial Japanese forces during WWII—perhaps 200,000 in ...Read Review

The Wish Child

By Catherine Chidgey - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

It has been over ten years since the publication of Catherine Chidgey’s previous novel, also historical fiction. This seems a very long ...Read Review

The Woolgrower’s Companion

By Joy Rhoades - Published 2017

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Kate Dowd and her father, Ralph, wait on the railway platform to collect two Italian prisoners of war who have been assigned to ...Read Review

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