Trust: The Anatomy of a Marriage

By Rita Dallas - Published 2022


Biographical Fiction

Bedfordshire, 1649: This portrait of a marriage is based on the true story of Dorothy Osborne, wife of Sir William Temple, employer of a ...Read Review

Becoming St. Patrick: His Slavery

By Eric Foster - Published 2022


Biographical Fiction

Hail Glorious St. Patrick, dear saint of our Isle’ is the opening line of the Irish hymn to their patron saint. This excellently ...Read Review

Commissar: A Novel of Civil War Russia

By D. V. Chernov - Published 2021


Delivery of a dispatch leads to the Romanovs’ executions. The messenger is Anna Sokolova, a young woman whose brother died in a demonstration ...Read Review

Iron Will: Brunel’s Battle to Become the Greatest Engineer of the Victorian Age

By Toby Strauss - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

Isambard Kingdom Brunel is a name which conjures up the Clifton Suspension Bridge, the Great Western Railway and its London terminus, Paddington Station, ...Read Review

The Merest Loss

By Steven Neil - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

The Merest Loss is a novel set in Victorian England about Harriet Howard, mistress of the Emperor Louis Napoleon III. What a cracking ...Read Review

The Titans of the Pacific: A Historical Thriller

By Robert Gammon - Published 2017



Titans of the Pacific tells of the political and economic tribulations in Peru during the early 1930s. It is a novel of the ...Read Review

That Deplorable Boy

By Jasper Barry - Published 2018


This is the second volume in the Miremont trilogy, set in Belle Époque France, which began with The Second Footman. Max Fabien is ...Read Review

The Wolf of Dalriada

By Elizabeth Gates - Published 2016



Confused by the frequent changes of location, date and point of view, it took some time for me to come to grips with ...Read Review

The Fair Maid of Kent

By Caroline Newark - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

Joan of Kent is a fascinating historical figure. Newark’s novel covers the early part of her life. Joan is cousin to the ...Read Review

Children of the Mists

By Lexa Dudley - Published 2016



Everyone assumes childhood sweethearts Raffaella and Antonio will marry one day, but their hopes are dashed when Raffaella’s father dies and Orlando, ...Read Review

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