Lion Fiction

The Death Beat

By Fiona Veitch Smith - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this third installment of the Poppy Denby Investigates series, our titular heroine, a burgeoning reporter, begins the novel enraged with her managing ...Read Review

Deeds of Darkness

By Mel Starr - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Deeds of Darkness, the tenth installment of the Hugh de Singleton medieval mystery series, the titular character Hugh, Oxford surgeon, is called ...Read Review

The Jazz Files

By Fiona Veitch Smith - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The Jazz Files was a book that I offered to review because it sounded somewhat intriguing, and I felt like I ought to ...Read Review

The Peacock Throne

By Lisa Karon Richardson - Published 2015

Genres:

Romance

Two murders thrust Anthony, the elegant new Earl of Danby, and the impoverished Lydia Garrett together in Regency London. The two victims, Anthony’...Read Review

Ashes to Ashes: The Chronicles of Hugh de Singleton, Surgeon, Book 8

By Mel Starr - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

England, 1369. Surgeon Hugh de Singleton, bailiff of Bampton, is summoned to examine human remains—bones—discovered in the ashes of the St. John’...Read Review

The Abbess of Whitby

By Jill Dalladay - Published 2015

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Like all Oxford history students of my generation, I had to start my course by studying Bede’s History of the English Church ...Read Review

Only with Blood

By Thérèse Down - Published 2015

Genres:

Set in rural Ireland during World War II, this gripping story combines family drama with nerve-racking political thrills. As 17-year-old Caitlin Spillane is ...Read Review

Oswald: Return of the King

By Edoardo Albert - Published 2015

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In the second of the Northumbrian Thrones series, we return once again to 7th-century Anglo-Saxon Britain and to the exiled King Oswald of ...Read Review

The Vicar’s Wife (Tales from Goswell)

By Katharine Swartz - Published 2013-10-18Published 2015

Genres:

Alternating from past to present, this novel is set in the quaint village of Goswell on the Cumbrian Coast of North West England. ...Read Review

Blood Divide

By John Sadler - Published 2014

Genres:

Military

In 1513, the Battle of Flodden Field, one of the bloodiest battles on English soil, was fought between the Scots, led by King James ...Read Review