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My Lady Judge

By Cora Harrison - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

On the eve ofthe first of May, 1509, people from all over the Burren, on the western seaboard ofIreland, climb themountainofMullaghmoreto celebrate the festival ...Read Review

The Quest

By Wilbur Smith - Published 2007

Genres:

AdventureFantasyRomance

In the fourth novel of Wilbur Smith’s Egyptian series, the story of Taita the eunuch continues but delves further into the phenomena ...Read Review

Edward Trencom’s Nose

By Giles Milton - Published 2007

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

Prepare yourself for olfactory gastronomy in the cheese department. Milton’s first novel provides the brain with stimulation of an extraordinary kind, particularly ...Read Review

The Tower

By Valerio Massimo Manfredi - Published 2006

Genres:

AdventureThriller

Shortly after the Great War, American archaeologist Desmond Garrett disappeared whilst looking for the legendary Tower of Solitude in the Sahara desert. Now, ...Read Review

The Sale of the Late King’s Goods : Charles l and His Art Collection

By Jerry Brotton - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

  Charles I raised the sin of acquisitiveness to gargantuan heights. During his reign thousands of paintings, tapestries and statuary were purchased to ...Read Review

Helen of Troy

By Margaret George - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

Once again we have a re-telling of the Trojan War from Helen’s point of view. For those of you who came in ...Read Review

Empire of Dragons

By Valerio Massimo Manfredi (trans. Christine Feddersen-Manfredi) - Published 2006

Genres:

Adventure

The book begins in Edessa, an outpost of the Eastern Roman Empire in 260 AD. Metellus and his men faithfully serve the emperor, Valerian, ...Read Review

Winter In Madrid

By C. J. Sansom -

Genres:

Having no previous knowledge of Sansom’s prior success, both critically and commercially, with crime novels set in Tudor times, it was with ...Read Review

The Last Days of Dogtown

By Anita Diamant - Published 2005Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

There actually was a settlement on Cape Ann, Massachusetts, called Dogtown. It was a poor, small place; its real name was Commons Settlement. ...Read Review

Brilliance of the Moon: Tales of the Otori, Book 3

By Lian Hearn - Published 2004

Genres:

Alternate HistoryFantasySaga

This exciting conclusion to Hearn’s trilogy of an alternate feudal Japan wraps up the action but leaves plenty of room for a ...Read Review