By James Hynes - Published 2023


Somewhere in Britannia, in the dying days of the Roman Empire, an equally decaying man recalls his youth. He names himself Jacob, but ...Read Review

The Optickal Illusion

By Rachel Halliburton - Published 2018



Based on a real-life scandal in 1797, this novel is concerned with Ann-Jemima Provis and her father, who want to present (and sell) an ...Read Review

The Last Man in Europe

By Dennis Glover - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

Eric Blair, known to the world by his pen name, George Orwell, spent his youthful journalistic career writing about England’s working class. ...Read Review

Ike and Kay

By James MacManus - Published 2018


Biographical Fiction

During World War II, British senior military officials and American media sources alike were scandalised by the close relationship between Ike Eisenhower, the ...Read Review

The Spirit Photographer

By John Michael Varese - Published 2018


Edward Moody (based on the real William Mumler) is a spirit photographer from Boston who saw the horrors of the Civil War through ...Read Review


By David Foenkinos - By Sam Taylor (trans.) - Published 2016Published 2018


Biographical FictionLiterary

This novel, originally published in France in 2014 to great critical acclaim, tells the life story of the artist, Charlotte Salomon, born in Vienna ...Read Review

Fire and Sword: Throne of the Caesars, Book 3

By Harry Sidebottom - Published 2016 (Canada)Published 2017



In 238 AD, the Roman Empire is in chaos. Co-emperors Gordian the Elder and his son have both been killed in Africa. The former ...Read Review

Release Your Inner Roman: A Treatise by Nobleman Marcus Sidonius Flax

By Jerry Toner - Published 2016



Struggling with raising your unruly children, getting that raise at work, or finding a balance between happiness and letting luxuries dull your senses? ...Read Review

Rivals of the Republic: The Blood of Rome, Book 1

By Annelise Freisenbruch - Published 2016



Hortensia is the daughter of a renowned orator and lawyer. She has been taught by her father in his art and utilizes this ...Read Review

The Ornatrix

By Kate Howard - Published 2016


In 16th-century Italy, two women rejected by their families weave in and out of each other’s lives in this novel about the ...Read Review

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