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A Ship of War

By Sean Thomas Russell - Published 2012Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureNautical

The Terror is at its height. Charles Hayden, captain of HMS Themis, is on the point of setting sail for Le Havre to ...Read Review

The Chaperone

By Laura Moriarty - Published 2012

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Louise Brooks was an iconic dancer, actress, model, and showgirl during the first half of the 20th century. Known as no ordinary follower, ...Read Review

The Yard

By Alex Grecian - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

London, 1889. Jack the Ripper has finished his work, but the police’s inability to apprehend him results in an openly contemptuous public. Scotland ...Read Review

Into the Valley of Death

By A.L. Berridge - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

The book opens in Meerut, 1853. Ensign Harry Standish returns home to find that his father has committed suicide, driven to this desperate act ...Read Review

The Pleasures of Men

By Kate Williams - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The year is 1840, and London is in the grip of economic depression. There are riots in the streets, and a serial killer is ...Read Review

The Caspian Gates

By Harry Sidebottom - Published 2011

Genres:

Military

In 262 AD, the mighty city of Ephesus lies in ruins after a devastating earthquake, and mob rule has taken over. The barbaric Goths, ...Read Review

The Gallows Curse

By Karen Maitland - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Elena acts as a maid for Lady Anne, but strange dreams begin to plague Elena’s sleep. In desperation, she visits the local ...Read Review

The Little Women Letters

By Gabrielle Donnelly - Published 2011

Genres:

Saga

As much as I wanted to enjoy and enthusiastically recommend this book (being a great lover of this American classic), I’m afraid ...Read Review

Warrior of Rome: Lion of the Sun

By Harry Sidebottom - Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

In the eastern empire of Rome the frail Valerian has been betrayed and captured by the Persian Sassanid King of Kings. This same ...Read Review

Honour and the Sword

By A.L. Berridge - Published 2010

Genres:

Epic

1636 – the height of the Thirty Years War. As the story opens, Spanish armies invade King Louis XIII’s France. The sleepy border village ...Read Review