John Murray

The School of Night

By Louis Bayard - Published 2011

Genres:

Thriller

Discredited Elizabethan scholar Henry Cavendish is tasked by a ruthless antiquities collector to recover a missing letter which was stolen by Henry’s ...Read Review

Eagle

By Jack Hight - Published 2011

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

This exciting and interesting novel is the first installment of a planned trilogy following the life and fortunes of the great Salah ad-Din (...Read Review

Oscar Wilde and the Vampire Murders

By Gyles Brandreth - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Wait! It’s not what you think. The latest installment in Gyles Brandreth’s popular Oscar Wilde series is no trendy monster mash – ...Read Review

The Magnificent Spilsbury and the Case of the Brides in the Bath

By Jane Robins - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

Between 1910 and 1914, three respectable women a little past their prime were found drowned in their baths not long after rushing into marriage with ...Read Review

The Newgate Jig

By Ann Featherstone - Published 2011

Genres:

Saga

“There is nothing more dreadful, surely, than seeing one’s own father hung.” But that’s just what young Barney Kevill does. Afterwards, ...Read Review

Realm

By James Jackson - Published 2010

Genres:

Thriller

The Spanish Armada is ready to set sail from Lisbon while in the Low Countries the Duke of Parma waits with his army ...Read Review

The Great Silence, 1918-1920: Living in the Shadow of the Great War

By Juliet Nicolson - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is the story of the pause between the Armistice in November 1918 and the interment of the unknown soldier in Westminster Abbey exactly ...Read Review

Venus of Empire: The Life of Pauline Bonaparte

By Flora Fraser - Published 2010

Genres:

Nonfiction

It is not always good news to have a dictator in the family. It certainly did no good for Stalin’s family, and ...Read Review

The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham

By Selina Hastings - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

Nonfiction

Fascinating throughout, this epic biography of one of the great men of English letters covers Maugham’s unhappy childhood, a youth in which ...Read Review

Walking in Pimlico

By Ann Featherstone - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is Ann Featherstone`s first novel, and I, for one, will be looking forward eagerly to her next. She has previously written ...Read Review