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Whispers of the Runes

By Christina Courtenay - Published 2021

Genres:

Time-slip

In 2021, Sara Mattsson, a York silversmith, pulls a seax – a short sword – from an archaeological dig. She reads its runic inscription and is ...Read Review

The Glorious Guinness Girls

By Emily Hourican - Published 2021

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Aileen, Maureen and Oonagh are the glorious Guinness girls, members of the dynastic brewing family, and part of the Bright Young Things, a ...Read Review

Katharine Parr, The Sixth Wife (Six Tudor Queens 6)

By Alison Weir - Published 2021

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Chronicling Katharine Parr’s life from her first marriage through to the end of her fourth is a huge accomplishment. Through Katharine’s ...Read Review

The Drowned City

By K. J. MAITLAND - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This novel, set in 1606, opens with an excellent description of the Bristol tsunami of that year, in which a body of a woman ...Read Review

The Runes of Destiny

By Christina Courtenay - Published 2020

Genres:

Time-slip

The Runes of Destiny is the follow-up to Christina Courtenay’s magical Echoes of the Runes. Although the books share a location and ...Read Review

Echoes of the Runes

By Christina Courtenay - Published 2020

Genres:

Christina Courtenay is an award-winning writer of historical romance, and Echoes of the Runes is her first book with Headline. Historian Mia Maddox ...Read Review

Code Name Hélène

By Ariel Lawhon - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The thrilling, astoundingly incredible World War II exploits of the vivacious journalist and socialite Nancy Wake are evocatively portrayed in this ambitiously written ...Read Review

Katheryn Howard, The Tainted Queen (UK) / Katheryn Howard, The Scandalous Queen (US)

By Alison Weir - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This is a superb novel about a young queen who was the victim of powerful and ambitious persons around her. Neglected by her ...Read Review

Anna of Kleve, Queen of Secrets: Six Tudor Queens 4

By Alison Weir - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Anna of Kleve (or Anne of Cleves as she is known to most English readers) is the least known of Henry VIII’s ...Read Review

A Gathering of Ghosts

By Karen Maitland - Published 2018

Genres:

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

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