The King’s Evil

By Andrew Taylor - Published 2019



London, 1667: A body is discovered drowned in a well on Lord Clarendon’s property. Clarendon, a close advisor of King Charles II, has ...Read Review

The Mystery of Three Quarters (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By Sophie Hannah - Published 2018



When four seemingly unconnected individuals receive letters claiming to be from Hercule Poirot and accusing them of murdering the same person, it gets ...Read Review

The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

By Mackenzi Lee - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

“You deserve to be here. You deserve to exist. You deserve to take up space in the world of men.” Felicity Montague is ...Read Review

The Tudor Crown

By Joanna Hickson - Published 2018


Biographical Fiction

Set in the turbulent years of the 1470s and 1480s, The Tudor Crown tells of the fight for the crown which led to ...Read Review

The Restless Sea

By Vanessa de Haan - Published 2018


At the outbreak of WW2, Olivia, the spoilt and immature daughter of aristocratic English parents, is sent to her aunt in Scotland for ...Read Review

The Fire Court

By Andrew Taylor - Published 2018



In this sequel to The Ashes of London, Taylor returns to London, rebuilding after the 1666 fire that destroyed much of the city. James ...Read Review

The River Maid

By Dilly Court - Published 2018


The River Maid series is a new departure for the historical romance writer, Dilly Court. In this first book in the series, set ...Read Review

Secrets of Cavendon

By Barbara Taylor Bradford - Published 2017


The Ingham and Swann families have intermarried and are highly cooperative in the family business ventures in the late 1940s. Each member has ...Read Review

Victoria and Albert: A Royal Love Affair

By Daisy Goodwin - By Sara Sheridan - Published 2017



Having read Daisy Goodwin’s novel about Victoria and having watched the PBS series, of which this is a companion volume, I was ...Read Review

The Cottingley Secret

By Hazel Gaynor - Published 2017Published 2018


In 1917, nine-year-old Frances Griffiths and her mother arrive in Cottingley, Yorkshire, from South Africa, to stay with her aunt, uncle and cousin Elsie ...Read Review