The Cornish Dressmaker

By Nicola Pryce - Published 2018


It is 1796, and Elowyn Liddicot is young, independently minded and attractive, as is usual with heroines. When the novel opens, she is engaged ...Read Review

Pocketful of Dreams

By Jean Fullerton - Published 2017


From an Irish East London wedding to the Battle of Britain, this book shows the Brogan family in love, tragedy and joy in ...Read Review

Treason’s Spring

By Robert Wilton - Published 2017


Paris, 1792. The Revolution is entering its bloodiest phase. The mob rampages through the streets of Paris; the wrong word, or even a look, ...Read Review

The Pharmacist’s Wife

By Vanessa Tait - Published 2018


The Pharmacist’s Wife is a tale of deception, addiction and revenge. Rebecca is a young wife in Victorian Edinburgh, struggling hard to ...Read Review

The Good Doctor of Warsaw

By Elisabeth Gifford - Published 2017Published 2021


This gripping true love story about a young Polish Jewish couple is set in Nazi-occupied Warsaw. Misha and Sophia meet at a lecture ...Read Review

Rome’s Sacred Flame

By Robert Fabbri - Published 2018



Rome, AD 63. Vespasian has been made Governor of Africa. However, this is no reward for faithful service by an increasingly unpredictable Emperor Nero. ...Read Review

The Captain’s Girl

By Nicola Pryce - Published 2017



Set in Cornwall in 1793, the early scenes in this book reminded me of Daphne du Maurier’s Frenchman’s Creek. However, the story ...Read Review

The Tyrant’s Shadow

By Antonia Senior - Published 2017


This is a passionate, richly imagined story set during Oliver Cromwell’s Commonwealth in London, with scenes also in the New World and ...Read Review

The Last Night

By Cesca Major - Published 2016


In August 1952 a flash flood swept away the tourist village of Lynmouth in north Devon. All the bodies which were recovered after the ...Read Review

Arminius: The Limits of Empire

By Robert Fabbri - Published 2017



9 AD. Arminius of the Cherusci leads an alliance of six Germanic tribes against the might of the Roman Empire. The story is told ...Read Review