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The Captain’s Girl

By Nicola Pryce - Published 2017

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Adventure

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

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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

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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

Genres:

Military

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

Carver’s Truth

By Nick Rennison - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

London, 1871. Adam Carver, traveller, photographer and sometime intelligencer, is asked by a friend from the Foreign Office to find Dolly Delaney, a West ...Read Review

Versailles

By Elizabeth Massie - Published 2016

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This is the novelisation of the BBC2 drama series Versailles. Ostensibly about the building of the palace, it in fact takes all the ...Read Review

Pengelly’s Daughter

By Nicola Pryce - Published 2016

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Romance

Cornwall attracts romantic novelists; strong passions amid dramatic scenery and wild weather.  Cornish historical romances tend to be set in the late 18th ...Read Review

The Furies of Rome

By Robert Fabbri - Published 2016

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Military

AD 58. Nero is Emperor of Rome and ruling a terrified empire. No one is safe, not even his wife, Claudia Octavia. There is ...Read Review

The Winter Isles

By Antonia Senior - Published 2015

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This book covers the story of Somerled, the first Lord of the Isles, and the constant battles between the inhabitants of Scotland’s ...Read Review

The Stolen Queen

By Lisa Hilton - Published 2015

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This novel, about Isabelle of Angoulême, King John’s second wife, is very well written, and Lisa Hilton has obviously done a ...Read Review