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The Brotherhood of the Holy Shroud

By Julia Navarro - Published 2006Published 2007

Genres:

Thriller

Modern-day Turin. A fire breaks out inside the Cathedral but is quickly extinguished before it can do much damage – but it happened dangerously ...Read Review

The Death of Glory

By Robin Neillands - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

1915 was a tough year for the British in France. The battles fought by the British army were either disasters or inconclusive; but the ...Read Review

Children of War

By Susan Goodman - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

  During the Munich Crisis, my father, aged ten, joined his friends in digging trenches. On 3 September, 1939, he knew, on leaving the Liverpool ...Read Review

The Meaning of Night: A Confession

By Michael Cox - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  Michael Cox’s debut novel is a darkly atmospheric and very gothic tale of wrath, nemesis, and self-destruction: a 600- page journey ...Read Review

Louis XVIII

By Philip Mansel - Published 2005

Genres:

Nonfiction

In a new edition of this classic study, Mansel writes that Louis XVIII was ‘naturally European’, and during his twenty-three years as an ...Read Review

Pardonable Lies

By Jacqueline Winspear - Published 2005Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1930, still haunted by his son’s death in the Great War, Cecil Lawton, Q.C., hires Maisie Dobbs, ostensibly to document the ...Read Review

Liars and Saints

By Maile Meloy - Published 2003Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

The novel covers four generations of the Santerre family. Beginning at the close of World War II, the story continues up to the ...Read Review

Cicero

By Anthony Everitt - Published 2001Published 2002

Genres:

Nonfiction

Marcus Tullius Cicero was born in 106 BCE to a well-connected provincial family. Throughout his early years, he immersed himself in reading and studies. ...Read Review