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Sweden

By Matthew Turner - Published 2018

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In Sweden, Matthew Turner reveals a different side of the Vietnam War, specifically the fate of deserters in Japan. In 1968, the Vietnam War ...Read Review

The Clockmaker’s Daughter

By Kate Morton - Published 2018

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It is difficult to categorise the new novel by Kate Morton, author of The House at Riverton and The Distant Hours. There is ...Read Review

The Burning Chambers

By Kate Mosse - Published 2018Published 2019

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In Carcassonne in 1562, bookseller’s daughter Minou Joubert is baffled and unnerved when she finds an anonymous note addressed to her pushed under ...Read Review

Dead Man’s Blues

By Ray Celestin - Published 2016Published 2017

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Mystery/Crime

The kidnapping of an heiress, the mutilation death of a gangster, and the champagne poisoning of local politicos are the triggering events of ...Read Review

The Death of Kings

By Rennie Airth - Published 2016Published 2017

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Mystery/Crime

“For God’s sake, let us sit upon the ground, and tell sad stories of the death of kings.” (Shakespeare, Richard II) Murder ...Read Review

The Lake House

By Kate Morton - Published 2015

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This family mystery, written in the very popular two-era format, begins in 1933 with the young Alice Edevane excited at the midsummer party which ...Read Review

Lamentation

By C. J. Sansom - Published 2014Published 2015

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Mystery/Crime

London, 1546. This sixth entry in the Matthew Shardlake series finds Matthew once again ensnared in Henry VIII’s court: a place teeming with ...Read Review

Hunting Season

By Andrea Camilleri - Published 2015

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Mystery/Crime

On 1 January 1880, a stranger steps from the ferry onto the harbour in the small Sicilian town of Vigata. The locals are curious and ...Read Review

Early Warning

By Jane Smiley - Published 2015

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Saga

Jane Smiley’s sequel to Some Luck returns us to the Langdon clan, a sprawling, close-knit family, spread from coast to coast and ...Read Review

Some Luck

By Jane Smiley - Published 2014

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Saga

This historical novel follows various members of the Langdon family from 1920 until 1953. Readers first meet Walter and Rosanna Langdon, newlyweds on their farm ...Read Review