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The Saffron Gate

By Linda Holeman - Published 2010

Genres:

RomanceSaga

This book was a delightful surprise. I do not usually review romantic fiction, but this arrived just after I had sent out a ...Read Review

The Time of Terror

By Seth Hunter - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureNautical

This novel opens in 1793 with Nathaniel Peake, master and commander of the British brig sloop Nereus, patrolling the sea for smugglers off the ...Read Review

Death on the Ice

By Robert Ryan - Published 2009

Genres:

Adventure

As every British schoolchild used to know, Captain Robert Falcon Scott led an expedition to win the South Pole for King and Empire ...Read Review

Instruments of Darkness

By Imogen Robertson - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

A crime novel set at the end of the 18th century, Instruments of Darkness has multiple points of view, and moves between America, ...Read Review

The Tide of War

By Seth Hunter - Published 2009

Genres:

AdventureNautical

1794. There is a French frigate causing trouble in the Caribbean. The British have a frigate there too, but she has lost her captain ...Read Review

To Play the Fox: A Novel of Fighter Pilots in World War Two

By Frank Barnard - Published 2008

Genres:

Military

The fighter pilots in question are an urbane Englishman, a licentious American, and a cynical German. We follow their wayward paths separately, but ...Read Review

Dance With Wings

By Amelia Carr - Published 2009

Genres:

Romance

The book opens in 2006 in Florida with the character of Sarah, a successful career woman who has yet to find the right man. ...Read Review

The Man Of Property

By John Galsworthy - Published 2007 (c. 1904)

Genres:

Literary

This is the first book in The Forsyte Saga, a series of nine novels and some short stories, which chronicle the affairs of ...Read Review

The Blood of Flowers

By Anita Amirrezvani - Published 2007

Genres:

Alternate History

For those of you who are cosmically tired of the endless spate of historical fiction set in Ireland/England—yes, there is more ...Read Review

Dying Day

By Robert Ryan - Published 2007

Genres:

MilitaryThriller

In 1944 SOE agent Diana McGill is flown into occupied France. Shortly afterwards she disappears—apparently into the “Night and Fog” of the Nazi ...Read Review