The Phoenix Crown

By Janie Chang - By Kate Quinn - Published 2024


On April 4, 1906, 32-year-old opera singer Gemma Garland arrives in San Francisco, hopeful that her new contract with the Metropolitan Opera traveling company will ...Read Review

Ashes in the Snow

By Katherine Gregor (trans.) - By Oriana Ramunno - Published 2023



A cruel and evil Nazi doctor is murdered at Auschwitz, but should the murderer pay for this crime that benefits society?  This is ...Read Review

Sharpe’s Command

By Bernard Cornwell - Published 2023Published 2024



The 23rd Sharpe novel takes us back to the Peninsular War and the eventful year of 1812. Although he is now ranking as a ...Read Review

Uhtred’s Feast: Inside the World of The Last Kingdom

By Bernard Cornwell - By Suzanne Pollak - Published 2023


Experience the Anglo-Saxon world during the Dark Ages when a united Britain was but a dream in the midst of ongoing conflict with ...Read Review

Night Train to Marrakech (The Daughters of War)

By Dinah Jefferies - Published 2023


1960s Marrakech – a hedonistic, hashish- and alcohol-filled centre for what the author describes as ‘the beautiful people.’ In this story it is also ...Read Review

The Improbable Tales of Baskerville Hall

By Ali Standish - Published 2023


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

The Improbable Tales of Baskerville Hall by Ali Standish mingles elements of the historical Arthur Conan Doyle and his most famous series, Sherlock ...Read Review

Alchemy (Giordano Bruno, Book 7)

By S. J. Parris - Published 2023



1588. Giordano Bruno finds himself in Prague at the request of both Elizabeth I’s spymaster, Walsingham, and his old friend and colleague, Dr ...Read Review

The Shadows of London (James Marwood & Cat Lovett, 6)

By Andrew Taylor - Published 2023



The Shadows of London is the latest in Andrew Taylor’s enjoyable series of novels set in Restoration London. It is 1671, and Cat ...Read Review

The Last Lifeboat

By Hazel Gaynor - Published 2023


Alice King wants to do something significant to support Great Britain during World War II. Something more than being a librarian, even though ...Read Review

A Quality Street Christmas

By Penny Thorpe - Published 2022



Autumn 1938, and unease about a possible war is spreading among the workers of Mackintosh’s chocolate factory in Halifax, Yorkshire, especially as some ...Read Review

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