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The Fall of the House of Byron: Scandal and Seduction in Georgian England

By EMILY. BRAND - Published 2020

Genres:

Nonfiction

The luscious cover and tag-line give the impression that this is going to be an exciting popular-history read that will reveal to us ...Read Review

Caging Skies

By Christine Leunens - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

Like many Viennese boys of the late 1930s, Johannes Betzler joins the Hitler Youth, in which he takes great pride, and swallows the ...Read Review

The Wolf and the Watchman

By Niklas Natt och Dag - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

The year is 1793. In Stockholm, Sweden, a body is discovered in Larder Lake. Cecil Winge, a former prosecuting attorney suffering from consumption and ...Read Review

The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Breakout of WWI

By Neal Bascomb - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

Most of us have heard of the Great Escape of WW2, when 76 POWs tunnelled their way out of Stalag Luft 111 in 1943.  WW1 also ...Read Review

Displaced

By Stephan Abarbanell - Published 2017

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In his afterword, the author declares that he wanted to describe Germany in the ‘time between the times’ at the end of WW2, ...Read Review

1666: Plague, War and Hellfire

By Rebecca Rideal - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

Rideal, editor of “The History Vault,” calls 1666 the most devastating year in English history. The restored monarchy was at war with the Dutch ...Read Review

Flood of Fire

By Amitav Ghosh - Published 2015

Genres:

EpicSaga

The adjective which springs most readily to mind on reading this book is ‘vast’ – or perhaps I should spell it V – A – S – ...Read Review

Motherland

By Jo McMillan - Published 2015

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1978 is not long ago, but the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) is already history, so I have accepted this as an historical novel. ...Read Review

Lillian on Life

By Alison Jean Lester - Published 2015

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Lillian is a single woman who lives most of her life dating different men. This is the story of how she values each ...Read Review

How to Ruin a Queen

By Jonathan Beckman - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

How could a beautiful Austrian princess become Queen of France only to be satirized, scorned, slandered and slain by the cruel blade of ...Read Review

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