Orion

The Charioteer of Delphi

By Caroline Lawrence - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

A.D. 80. In this twelfth Roman Mystery, Flavia, Jonathan, Nubia and Lupus are in Rome for the races in honour of Jupiter at ...Read Review

Pilate’s Wife

By Antoinette May - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Young Claudia, distant relative of the emperor Tiberius and eventual wife of Pontius Pilate, is a dreamer prone to prophetic visions. She is ...Read Review

The Sirens of Surrentum

By Caroline Lawrence - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

AD 80. Italy. In this, Lawrence’s eleventh Roman Mystery, Flavia, Nubia, Jonathan and Lupus, are invited to the Villa Limona on the Bay ...Read Review

The Boar Stone

By Jules Watson - Published 2007

Genres:

RomanceSaga

This is the third book in Jules Watson’s Dalriada trilogy. AD 366: Britain is ruled by the Romans. Minna, a Roman serving girl, ...Read Review

Attila: The Gathering of the Storm

By William Napier - Published 2007

Genres:

Biographical FictionMilitary

This is William Napier’s second part of his Attila trilogy. The novel is set in the 5th century, with the Western Roman ...Read Review

A Stranger in Burracombe

By Lilian Harry - Published 2007

Genres:

RomanceSaga

This sugary saga, set in a Devon village, opens in February 1952 with the arrival of a young woman, Jennifer Tucker, who it later ...Read Review

Snakehead

By Ann Halam - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy

This is a stylish and fascinating retelling of the Medusa myth. Ann Halam has given the ancient Greek story a thoroughly modern twist, ...Read Review

Gatty’s Tale

By Kevin Crossley-Holland - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is a stand-alone novel which follows Kevin Crossley-Holland’s Arthur trilogy. The main character is Gatty, Arthur’s brave, loving and open-hearted ...Read Review

Sixpence In Her Shoe

By Frances McNeil - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

This novel opens in working class Leeds in the 1920s.  Jessica Price, the central character, comes from a Catholic family whose father makes ...Read Review

The Flowers Of Ballygrace

By Geraldine O'Neill - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

                Set in the 1950s Ireland, this novel traces how love and loss shape the emotional growth of Kate Flowers, her wayward brother and ...Read Review