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The Last Greek (Commander)

By Christian Cameron - Published 2020

Genres:

Military

210 BCE. The Achaean League, an alliance of Greek City States originally founded for mutual protection against encircling Spartans, Macedons and Romans, is fragmenting. ...Read Review

Lionheart (Richard the Lionheart)

By Ben Kane - Published 2020

Genres:

Adventure

I know Ben Kane as a writer in the Roman era, where his fast-paced, impeccably researched books are a joy to read – especially ...Read Review

A Shadow on the Lens

By Sam Hurcom - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Thomas Bexley is a forensic photographer (one of the first in the country) working for the Metropolitan Police. It is June 1904, and he ...Read Review

The Darker Arts

By Oscar de Muriel - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Edinburgh 1889. In the fifth in the Scotland-based series, detective inspectors Adolphus McGray and Ian Frey are summoned to investigate the mysterious deaths of ...Read Review

The Disappearance

By Katherine Webb - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is an absorbing but easy-to-follow story about the disappearance of a young boy in World War Two in Bath in April 1942. The ...Read Review

Scorpions in Corinth (Philocles 2)

By JM Alvey - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

After his comedy’s success in Athens, playwright Philocles and his actors are shipped off to Corinth, to bolster the wary alliance between ...Read Review

The Falling Sword (Clash of Empires)

By Ben Kane - Published 2019

Genres:

Military

198 BC. The wolves of Macedon and Rome are circling, and the prize is Greece. Once a league of proud and independent city-states, Greece ...Read Review

The Peacock Summer

By Hannah Richell - Published 2018Published 2019

Genres:

Summoned home to present-day England to care for her grandmother, Maggie Oberon finds Lillian ailing and confused, the grand manor of Cloudesley falling ...Read Review

Commodus (The Damned Emperors)

By Simon Turney - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

My all-time favourite kind of historical novel is the kind where I learn about a real person I know very little about, and ...Read Review

The New Achilles (Commander)

By Christian Cameron - Published 2019

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

226 BC. Bronze Age Greece is in trouble. Once, the Achaean League, an alliance of city-states in the Peloponnese, worked together to protect themselves, ...Read Review

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