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A Gathering of Ghosts

By Karen Maitland - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

This novel is set in 1316 near Dartmoor and uses three narrators. One is the Prioress Johanne of the Sisters of the Knights of ...Read Review

The Key

By Kathryn Hughes - Published 2018

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1956 may not seem like history to many of our readers, but happily the big Victorian lunatic asylums which were still the main provision ...Read Review

The Lost Daughter

By Gill Paul - Published 2018

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The idea that at least one of the children of Tsar Nicholas II might have survived the murder of the Romanov royal family ...Read Review

Mr. Rochester

By Sarah Shoemaker - Published 2017

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In the early 1800s, young Edward Rochester roams the estate of Thornfield Hall, his beloved home. His father is aloof, his mother dead, ...Read Review

Victoria

By Daisy Goodwin - Published 2016

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Biographical Fiction

The early reign of Great Britain’s Queen Victoria is recounted in this multi-view narrative replete with rich characterization and political intrigue. Among ...Read Review

Jane Steele

By Lyndsay Faye - Published 2016

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Mystery/Crime

“Reader, I murdered him.” In this satirical riff on Jane Eyre, orphaned Jane Steele is governess to the ward of eccentric Anglo-Sikh War ...Read Review

Jane Steele

By Lyndsay Faye - Published 2016

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Lyndsay Faye has produced an audacious homage to Jane Eyre just in time for Charlotte Brontë’s 200th birthday. Unlike recent books which ...Read Review

Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen

By Alison Weir - Published 2016

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Biographical Fiction

Historian and biographer, Alison Weir, embarks on a new series of novels examining in turn the lives of each of Henry VIII’s ...Read Review

The Silvered Heart

By Katherine Clements - Published 2015

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The Silvered Heart is Katherine Clements’ follow-up to her critically lauded debut, The Crimson Ribbon. With this new story she returns to the ...Read Review

The Fatal Flame

By Lyndsay Faye - Published 2015

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Mystery/Crime

Manhattan, 1848: Copper Timothy Wilde hates fires. His parents died in one, and a second conflagration, in 1845, scarred his face and burned his life ...Read Review

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