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Catching the Tide

By Judith Lennox - Published 2011

Genres:

RomanceSaga

This is certainly ‘a good read’ at almost 600 pages. I found it quite a challenge, as there is no strong narrative line to ...Read Review

Far To Go

By Alison Pick - Published 2011

Genres:

LiterarySaga

In 1938, Czechoslovakia is in crisis, as is all of Europe, but at the home of Pavel and Anneliese Bauer in a small Bohemian ...Read Review

Island of Bones

By Imogen Robertson - Published 2011Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1783, the excavation of an old family tomb in the Lake District reveals a bloody mystery. Called to investigate a murder, Gabriel Crowther ...Read Review

The Oracle of Stamboul

By Michael David Lukas - Published 2010Published 2011

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In the late 19th century, the Ottoman Empire was a husk of the power that had shaken the Mediterranean world. The last autocratic ...Read Review

A Little Folly

By Jude Morgan - Published 2010Published 2013

Genres:

LiteraryRomance

Louisa and Valentine Carnell have lived a constrained life under the domination of a strict and old-fashioned father. On his death they decide ...Read Review

Charlotte and Emily: A Novel of the Brontes

By Jude Morgan - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

“It was as if silence were nakedness, and every moment must, for decency’s sake, be verbally clothed.” The Brontё family lives on ...Read Review

Mistress of Rome

By Kate Quinn - Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureRomanceThriller

(1) Thea is a Jewish slave girl, brought to Rome to be maidservant to the spoiled beauty Lepida Pollia. Arius the Barbarian is a ...Read Review

Mistress of Rome

By Kate Quinn - Published 2010

Genres:

Epic

Fans of fiction set in ancient Rome are spoilt for choice when it comes to thud-and-blunder action for the boys. Now here’s ...Read Review

The Hand That First Held Mine

By Maggie O'Farrell - Published 2010

Genres:

Saga

Lexie Sinclair’s passions run deep; we meet her at her parent’s home near Cornwall, England, just after the end of World ...Read Review

The Good Thief

By Hannah Tinti - Published 2009

Genres:

Literary

Twelve year-old Ren does not have much hope of being adopted from St. Anthony’s orphanage at which he was abandoned by persons ...Read Review