Hodder & Stoughton

The Wartime Book Club

By Kate Thompson - Published 2024

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Saga

Kate Thompson has set her novel in the Channel Islands, bringing vividly to life the experiences of Jersey residents between 1940 and 1945, when the ...Read Review

The Golden Hour

By Jacquie Bloese - Published 2024

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Victorian England had a problem with a new technology which created such an upsurge of pornography that it became accessible even to schoolboys. ...Read Review

Death on the Tiber (Flavia Albia)

By Lindsey Davis - Published 2024

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Mystery/Crime

Death on the Tiber is the latest Flavia Alba novel from Lindsey Davis. Domitian is Emperor of Rome. Gang warfare has erupted following ...Read Review

The Wartime Book Club

By Kate Thompson - Published 2024

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In June 1940, Churchill judged the English Channel Islands indefensible.  After a chaotic evacuation effort, survivors endured five years of increasingly brutal Nazi occupation. ...Read Review

The Storm We Made

By Vanessa Chan - Published 2024

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Malaya, 1935. Cecily’s husband is a minor civil servant who admires the British he kowtows to, but Cecily despises them. When the chance ...Read Review

The Bullet Swallower

By Elizabeth Gonzalez James - Published 2024

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LiteraryWestern

A woman’s red shawl blows off her grave and into a tree, where it turns into a red bird. A cruel and ...Read Review

War Cry (de Norton trilogy)

By Ian Ross - Published 2023

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AdventureBiographical FictionMilitary

The title refers to the second Barons’ War (1264-67). Fifty years earlier, rebel nobles had curbed royal power with the Magna Carta. Now ...Read Review

The White Lie

By J.G. Kelly - Published 2023

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Mystery/Crime

Most historical murder mysteries are simply mysteries set in the past.  Others play with history. The White Lie is one of these. The ...Read Review

Child of the Ruins

By Kate Furnivall - Published 2023

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Thriller

The ruins are the ruins of Berlin, which still stood in ruins in 1948 and for several years to come.  The child does not ...Read Review

The Last Line (John Cook)

By Stephen Ronson - Published 2023

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MilitaryMystery/CrimeThriller

Besides the obvious preparations which the British made to defend themselves in 1940 against a German invasion – all that concrete and barbed wire everywhere – ...Read Review

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