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The Scorpion’s Strike (Empire series)

By Anthony Riches - Published 2019



AD 186. The Scorpion’s Strike continues the story of Marcus Aquila’s fight for justice for himself and his family. Fresh from their ...Read Review

The Vanished Bride (A Brontë Sisters Mystery)

By Bella Ellis - Published 2019



In 1845, a woman goes missing under mysterious circumstances in a nearby village when the surviving Brontë children—Branwell, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne—are ...Read Review

A Capitol Death (Flavia Albia 7)

By Lindsey Davis - Published 2019



Lindsey Davis is putting ancient Rome to rights again with the help of Flavia Albia. The Emperor Domitian is on the throne and ...Read Review

A Brightness Long Ago

By Guy Gavriel Kay - Published 2019


Historical Fantasy

Guy Gavriel Kay is the master at writing fantasy that is richly based in a particular historical time and place, and, at the ...Read Review

A Sea of Gold: Thomas Kydd 21

By Julian Stockwin - Published 2019



Set in 1809, this is the latest in the Thomas Kydd series, with Thomas as the captain of the frigate, HMS Tyger. Wellesley, the ...Read Review

The Reckoning

By John Grisham - Published 2018



John Grisham returns to Clanton, Mississippi in his latest novel. In 1946, a World War II veteran and war hero, Pete Banning, walks into ...Read Review

The Red Ribbon: An Irregular Spy Thriller (Irregular 2)

By H. B. Lyle - Published 2018



The Red Ribbon is the sequel to The Irregular, which saw Capt. Vernon Kell setting up Britain’s miniscule Secret Service in 1908. By 1910 ...Read Review

Court of Wolves (New World Rising 2)

By Robyn Young - Published 2018


Henry Tudor has vanquished Richard III and sits on the throne of England. Lorenzo de Medici is engaged in a deadly game of ...Read Review


By Anthony Riches - Published 2018



Retribution is the third and final instalment of Riches’ trilogy covering the Batavian revolt of 69 AD, aka the Year of the Four Emperors. ...Read Review

The King’s Witch

By Tracy Borman - Published 2018


Once an attendant and healer to Queen Elizabeth I, Frances Gorges has no interest in joining the court of James I. Anti-papist to ...Read Review