The Midwives of Ragland Road

By Jenny Holmes - Published 2016


Following the current media interest in midwifery in the post-war years, the author has chosen to focus on the impact of a newly ...Read Review

The Demon Undertaker

By Cameron McAllister - Published 2016


Children/Young AdultThriller

London, 1749: dirty, rat-infested and dangerous. Everyone is terrified of the Demon Undertaker, a fiend with red eyes wearing a skull mask who supplies ...Read Review

The Curious Tale of the Lady Caraboo

By Catherine Johnson - Published 2015


Children/Young Adult

England, April 1819. Mary Willcox, destitute and desperate, is attacked, assaulted and left in a ditch by two farm labourers. Later, a badly-beaten-up girl ...Read Review

The Disappearance of Tom Pile

By Ian Beck - Published 2015


Children/Young AdultFantasyMystery/Crime

In 1900, on a bitterly cold night, a young boy disappears from the forest close to the small, quiet village of Litton Cheney, Dorset. ...Read Review

A Sister’s Secret

By Mary Jane Staples - Published 2013



The American War of Independence has been won, and reconciliation with Britain is the order of the day. Enter two sisters, Southern belles, ...Read Review

Cross my Heart

By Carmen Reid - Published 2013


Children/Young Adult

A tragic adventure story set in WW2 Belgium, Cross my Heart follows Nicole, who at fifteen joins the Resistance. In a time of ...Read Review


By Victoria Lamb - Published 2013


Children/Young Adult

Witchfall follows young Meg Lytton to the court of Queen Mary in the service of the Lady Elizabeth. It is a dangerous time ...Read Review

The Excalibur Codex

By James Douglas - Published 2013



The Excalibur Codex is the third novel by James Douglas to feature Jamie Sinclair as its main protagonist, a hefty book that has ...Read Review

A Skull in Shadows Lane

By Robert Swindells - Published 2012


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

1946, England. Jinty, age eleven, and her ten-year-old brother, Josh, live in the sleepy village of Coney Cley where nothing ever happens. Or so ...Read Review

Love for a Soldier

By Mary Jane Staples - Published 2012



Spring 1918. Crash-landed in German-occupied France after an aerial duel with the Red Baron, wounded and desperate for escape, Captain Peter Marsh thinks his ...Read Review

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