Mantle

Blood & Sugar

By Laura Shepherd-Robinson - Published 2019

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Mystery/Crime

June 1781. Captain Harry Corsham is a veteran of the American War. He looks set to pursue a promising political career, and he dotes ...Read Review

Tombland (Shardlake)

By C. J. Sansom - Published 2018Published 2019

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Mystery/Crime

Fans of Sansom’s celebrated Tudor mysteries know that he offers far more than the standard murder mystery. His novels surround the formulaic ...Read Review

The Glovemaker

By Ann Weisgarber - Published 2019

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Ann Weisgarber excels at the slowly unfurling tale, where the characters’ waiting and indecision build tension as deftly as any action sequence. The ...Read Review

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

Genres:

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