Harvill Secker

Blood & Ice

By Robert Masello - Published 2009

Genres:

Thriller

Photo-journalist Michael Wilde, tormented by guilt and grief, takes on an assignment in the Antarctic, a chance to abandon the intolerable circumstances of ...Read Review

The Last Dickens

By Matthew Pearl - Published 2009

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

If you love reading Charles Dickens, this novel will be heaven-sent. If you’re not a big fan of Dickens, you will be ...Read Review

$panish Fly

By Will Ferguson - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

$panish Fly (the dollar sign indicates the main characters’ preoccupation) is set in 1939, in the ‘dustbowl’ of the south-eastern United States, memorably portrayed ...Read Review

King Henry

By Douglas Galbraith - Published 2007

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

  1915. America is debating its response to the war in Europe. Enter Henry Ford, self-made billionaire and owner of the Ford Motor Company. ...Read Review

The Invention of Everything Else

By Samantha Hunt - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureTime-slip

  In 1943 Louisa and her father Walter live alone in a house in Hell’s Kitchen. Louisa is a chambermaid at the Hotel ...Read Review

Documents Concerning Rubashov the Gambler

By Carl-Johan Vallgren (trans. Sarah Death) - Published 2007

Genres:

Fantasy

Josef Nikolai Rubashov, the eponymous inveterate gambler, plays a somewhat dangerous game of poker with the Devil on New Year’s Eve 1899 in ...Read Review

The Third Heaven Conspiracy

By Giulio Leoni (trans. Anne Milano Appel) - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Florence, 1300. The city teeters on the edge of the Renaissance, and is trying to reinvent itself as a place of learning and high ...Read Review

The Moldavian Pimp

By Edgardo Cozarinsky (trans.Nick Caistor) - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

In present-day Buenos Aires, the narrator, a journalism student, begins a dissertation about early 20th century Yiddish theatre. He finds the script of ...Read Review

The Poe Shadow

By Matthew Pearl - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  Baltimore lawyer and Poe admirer Quentin Clark has a promising law practice and, after shaking off his cluelessness regarding women, a beautiful ...Read Review