Macmillan New Writing

Trades of the Flesh

By Faye L. Booth - Published 2009Published 2011


Lydia Ketch has been blessed with extraordinary beauty, and cursed by the circumstances of her birth. Born poor, Lydia assumes responsibility for her ...Read Review

The Lady’s Slipper

By Deborah Swift - Published 2010


The Civil War and its aftermath have finished and the King is back on his throne, but the memories of the awful conflict ...Read Review

The Incendiary’s Trail

By James McCreet - Published 2009



  When the murder of conjoined twins, Eliza-Beth, shocks Victorian London, Detective Inspector Newsome hatches a daring plot to solve the case. He ...Read Review

The Hoard of Mhorrer

By M.F.W. Curran - Published 2009


Historical FantasyThriller

Although not a straight historical novel, The Hoard of Mhorrer effectively blends fantasy with real historical events. This is a struggle of light ...Read Review


By Eliza Graham - Published 2008



In January 2006 Alix is tracked down by her birth son, Michael. He asks the question she has long dreaded: ‘who is my father?’ ...Read Review

The Personal History of Rachel Dupree

By Ann Weisgarber - Published 2008



This is a story of a Negro couple who left Chicago to take on a ranch in the South Dakota Badlands. Rachel Reeves ...Read Review


By Alis Hawkins - Published 2008



  A debut novel for Alis Hawkins, Testament bridges time, beginning in the late 14th century and ending in the present day. In 1385, ...Read Review

The Secret War

By M.F.W. Curran - Published 2007


Historical FantasyMilitary

At the risk of laying myself open to accusations of gender bias, let me say right away, The Secret War is real lads’ ...Read Review

Playing With The Moon

By Eliza Graham - Published 2007


Their small son having been killed in a road accident, Tom and Minna Byrne rent a house in an isolated village on the ...Read Review

In the Shadow of Lady Jane

By Edward Charles - Published 2006


Biographical Fiction

This novel covers the well-known story of Lady Jane Grey, queen for nine days and executed at the age of sixteen in 1553. It ...Read Review