The Girl with the Silver Bangle

By Linda Finlay - Published 2021



In London in 1910, Daisy Tucker is a young woman whose family has fallen upon hard times. When her father loses his job, she ...Read Review

The Queen’s Rival

By Anne O’Brien - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

This book charts a clear-sighted path through the complexities of the Wars of the Roses, shown through the lens of family loyalty. The ...Read Review

The Forgotten Sister

By Nicola Cornick - Published 2020



The Forgotten Sister is a timeslip novel, based in Tudor England and the present day. In the 16th century Amy Robsart is married ...Read Review

Arrowood and the Thames Corpses

By Finlay - By Mick - Published 2020



The third instalment of the Arrowood series from Mick Finlay will enthral fans and newcomers alike. It’s set in the sweltering summer ...Read Review

A Tapestry of Treason

By Anne O’Brien - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

Anne O’Brien’s books seek to give voice to the forgotten women of history, and in A Tapestry of Treason she does ...Read Review

The Lost Ones

By Anita Frank - Published 2019


1917. Overwhelmed by grief for her dead fiancé, Stella Marcham is struggling to maintain a semblance of normality when her brother-in-law Hector asks her ...Read Review

The Murder Pit (An Arrowood Mystery)

By Mick Finlay - Published 2019



London, 1896: Private detective William Arrowood detests his famous contemporary, Sherlock Holmes. Unlike the upper-class society that favors Holmes, Arrowood’s turf is the ...Read Review

The Drowned Village

By Kathleen McGurl - Published 2018



Kathleen McGurl is fast establishing herself as a master of the multi-period novel in which a mystery from the past has implications for ...Read Review

The Woman in the Lake

By Nicola Cornick - Published 2019



Despite the title, the real subject of this engrossing novel is the spectacular golden gown that travels between two worlds: 1763 England, where Lady ...Read Review

The Evacuee Summer

By Katie King - Published 2018


In 1940 many children were sent away from London to escape the German bombing, and Katie King’s Evacuee series reflects this. This book ...Read Review