Lion Hudson


By Chris Aslan - Published 2016



Alabaster is the retelling of the biblical story of Mariam (Mary), sister to Marta (Martha) and Eleazar (Lazarus). She is the woman who ...Read Review

Oswiu: King of Kings

By Edoardo Albert - Published 2016


Oswiu has replaced his much-loved brother, Oswald, as the Anglo-Saxon king ruling Bernicia (Northumbria) from his stronghold at Bamburgh. Oswald has been killed ...Read Review

The Kill Fee: Poppy Denby Investigates

By Fiona Veitch Smith - Published 2016



It’s October 1920 in London, and young reporter Poppy Denby finds herself in the midst of murder, Bolshevik intrigue, stolen Faberge eggs, and ...Read Review

The Breath of Peace

By Penelope Wilcock - Published 2016


The story jumps right into the middle of a marriage in crisis. William, a former monk, and Madeleine, a woman wise in herbs ...Read Review

The End of Law

By Thérèse Down - Published 2016


The End of Law is a work of fiction tackling a subject that has seen very little coverage over the years: Nazi Germany, ...Read Review

Edwin: High King of Britain

By Edoardo Albert - Published 2014


Biographical Fiction

There are reasons why so little historical fiction has been set in England in the 7th century. Not only are contemporary accounts scarce, ...Read Review

Rest Not in Peace

By Mel Starr - Published 2013



Bampton Castle, near Oxford, England, 1368: This, the sixth chronicle of Hugh de Singleton, surgeon, finds Hugh settled down both into married life and ...Read Review

The Vicar’s Wife

By Katherine Swartz - Published 2013


When New Yorker Jane Hatton’s British husband prompts their relocation to a small village on the Cumbrian coast of England, only her ...Read Review

The Reichenbach Problem

By Martin Allison Booth - Published 2013



Sir Arthur Conan Doyle solves a mystery this time, most reluctantly while on a Swiss holiday. Leaving pregnant wife and child back in ...Read Review

High Crag Linn

By Margaret McAllister - Published 2007


Children/Young Adult

This complex story is set in 15th-century England and shows human nature at its best and worst. Anna’s father is away fighting ...Read Review