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Pilgrim: The Greatest Crusade

By James Jackson - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

In 1212, crusaders march to the Holy Land in order to wrest it back from the Saracens, who are now in control of all ...Read Review

Sarah’s Key

By Tatiana de Rosnay - Published 2007 (US)Published 2008 (UK)

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Paris, 1942: ten-year-old Sarah Starzynski locks her four-year-old brother in a secret cupboard to keep him safe when the French police come to arrest ...Read Review

A Voyage Long and Strange : Rediscovering the New World

By Tony Horwitz - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

  Tony Horwitz is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist with a penchant for history. He also likes to re-examine all things American. Here ...Read Review

A Golden Age

By Tahmima Anam - Published 2007Published 2008

Genres:

Saga

  Tahmina Anam, the author of this first novel, begins powerfully: “Dear Husband, I lost our children today.” The voice is that of ...Read Review

Hangman Blind

By Cassandra Clark - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This first novel in a new mystery series introduces Sister Hildegard, a Cistercian nun who wants nothing more than to find a suitable ...Read Review

The Slave Ship: A Human History

By Marcus Rediker - Published 2007

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Nonfiction

Countless thousands of words have been written about the slave trade and the industries built upon its products. In The Slave Ship, historian ...Read Review

Blood Rock

By James Jackson - Published 2007

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Military

Summer 1565. The Knights of St John are under siege on the small island of Malta, facing the full might of the Ottoman Empire. ...Read Review

Oscar Wilde and the Candlelight Murders

By Gyles Brandreth - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Oscar Wilde makes his debut as a fictional sleuth in this recent addition to the spate of historical detective novels showcasing famous historical ...Read Review

American Shogun

By Robert Harvey - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is a very competent and well-researched biographical history of General Douglas MacArthur and Emperor Hirohito, who between them largely defined the U....Read Review

April in Paris

By Michael Wallner - Published 2007

Genres:

LiteraryRomanceSaga

Don’t be fooled by this book’s unfortunate UK cover. This is not another romantic wartime saga, but a powerful study of ...Read Review