John Murray

Roosevelt’s Beast

By Louis Bayard - Published 2014

Genres:

LiteraryThriller

1914. Teddy Roosevelt is a Bull Moose without a cause. Defeated for re-election, he redirects his boundless energy into an expedition to chart the ...Read Review

The Broken Road

By Patrick Leigh Fermor - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

Devotees of Patrick Leigh Fermor’s books about his 1933-34 walk from the Hook of Holland to Constantinople waited for decades for a ...Read Review

The King’s Grave: The Discovery of Richard III’s Lost Burial Place and the Clues It Holds

By Michael Jones - By Philippa Langley - Published 2013

Genres:

Nonfiction

The King’s Grave is a history-making book which I had trouble putting down. The final hours of Richard III, England’s last ...Read Review

Holy War: A Warrior’s Greatest Battle

By Jack Hight - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

As the name implies, Holy War is an action-packed Crusader novel, the third book in Jack Hight’s Saladin Trilogy. The story begins ...Read Review

When Britain Burned the White House

By Peter Snow - Published 2013

Genres:

Nonfiction

There has been such a flurry of books, articles, radio and TV programmes and festival events about the War of 1812 that it surely ...Read Review

Oscar Wilde and the Murders at Reading Gaol

By Gyles Brandreth - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This sixth Oscar Wilde mystery is set largely during Wilde’s infamous period of imprisonment between 1895-1897, after he was sentenced to hard ...Read Review

The Heretics

By Rory Clements - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the fifth novel in Clements’ John Shakespeare series.  For the uninitiated, John Shakespeare is Will Shakespeare’s fictional elder brother who ...Read Review

Kingdom

By Jack Hight - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

1163 Jerusalem. As the book opens, John of Tatewic is accused of fighting on the side of the Saracens against his Christian brethren. Pardoned ...Read Review

The Venetian Contract

By Marina Fiorato - Published 2012

Genres:

Romance

The novel begins in Constantinople and focuses on the character of Feyra. She is (of course) beautiful, intelligent, and has been trained as ...Read Review

Hunter’s Rage

By Michael Arnold - Published 2012

Genres:

Military

1643: This is year three of the English Civil War, and the third book in Michael Arnold’s ‘Stryker’ series. It is very similar ...Read Review