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The Girl in the Glass Tower

By Elizabeth Fremantle - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

Queen Elizabeth I is ageing and without an heir. Arbella Stuart, niece to Mary Queen of Scots, is first in line for the ...Read Review

A Fever of the Blood

By Oscar de Muriel - Published 2016



Frey and McGray return for a second outing in de Muriel’s new novel. The story opens in January 1889 with a brutal killing ...Read Review

Wars of the Roses: Book 3, Bloodline

By Conn Iggulden - Published 2015Published 2016


Conn Iggulden’s third book in his superb Wars of the Roses series begins with the striking image of the heads of three ...Read Review

Black Rabbit Hall

By Eve Chase - Published 2016



With Black Rabbit Hall, Eve Chase has crafted a Gothic novel that ticks all the genre boxes in a way that could be ...Read Review

Watch the Lady

By Elizabeth Fremantle - Published 2015


Watch the Lady tells of Lady Penelope Devereux, the 2nd Earl of Essex’s smarter sister and the inspiration for Sir Philip Sidney’...Read Review

Until the Sea Shall Give Up Her Dead

By S. Thomas Russell - Published 2014



By the bestselling author of Under Enemy Colors comes the fourth entry in the series, the high seas adventures of the intrepid Captain ...Read Review

The Shadow of War

By Stewart Binns - Published 2014



In the opening chapters of The Shadow of War, the first of Stewart Binns’ five-book series on WWI, readers are introduced to the ...Read Review

Sisters of Treason

By Elizabeth Fremantle - Published 2014Published 2014-07-08


Biographical Fiction

The tragedy of the Grey sisters is brought to vibrant life with rich historical detail and a strong narrative in this weighty novel ...Read Review

Queen’s Gambit

By Elizabeth Fremantle - Published 2013


1543. With her second husband Lord Latymer scarcely cold in his grave, Katherine Parr is summoned back to court by the Lady Mary, Henry ...Read Review

The Falcons of Fire and Ice

By Karen Maitland - Published 2012


In 16th-century Iceland, a menacing stranger possesses the soul of a woman, chained with her twin sister in a deep cave. His malign ...Read Review