Beneath a Frosty Moon

By Rita Bradshaw - Published 2018



It’s 1940 and teenager Cora Stubbs is not happy about being evacuated from Sunderland to the Northumbrian countryside with her four younger siblings. ...Read Review

The King’s Assassin: The Secret Plot to Murder King James I

By Benjamin Woolley - Published 2018



In 1603, when James VI of Scotland was crowned James I of England, it was customary for kings to have a “favorite” – a trusted ...Read Review

The Cursed Wife

By Pamela Hartshorne - Published 2018


As the wife of a successful London merchant, Mary lives a contented life. Loved by her husband and respected by her neighbours, she ...Read Review

Royal Renegades: The Children of Charles I and the English Civil Wars

By Linda Porter - Published 2017Published 2018



One of Charles I’s more attractive qualities was his affection for his wife and children, whose privileged existences were shattered when the ...Read Review

In Love and War

By Liz Trenow - Published 2018


In July 1919, three women converge upon Hoppestadt, a Belgian village just behind the former Western Front. Shy Englishwoman Ruby has come at the ...Read Review

The Watercolourist

By Beatrice Masini - By Clarissa Ghelli (trans.) - By Oonagh Stransky (trans.) - Published 2017



“It was easy to think I knew everything. I felt like I was on top of the world. And then the bubble burst…” ...Read Review

The Constant Soldier

By William Ryan - Published 2017


In late 1944, veteran of the Eastern Front Paul Brandt is invalided home, maimed and disfigured almost beyond recognition. When he discovers that an ...Read Review

The Marriage Bureau: The True Story of How Two Matchmakers Arranged Love in Wartime London

By Penrose Halson - Published 2017



The Marriage Bureau takes on the journey of Audrey Pearson and Heather Jenner, bored and unfulfilled by mundane jobs in 1939 wartime London, who ...Read Review

The Hidden Thread

By Liz Trenow - Published 2017


This quiet novel centers on a gentle romance set against the backdrop of the silk industry in 1760s London. Inspired by the unknown ...Read Review

The Shadow Sister

By Lucinda Riley - Published 2016Published 2017


This, the third book in the Seven Sisters series, follows Star D’Aplièse as she searches for her own family and discovers ...Read Review