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By Alix Nathan -
Sarah Battle grows up amid the chaos of her father’s coffeehouse in late 18th-century London where, inspired by the French Revolution, political ...Read Review
By Katherine Stansfield -
This debut novel has two time frames, 1880 and 1936, and begins in Morlanow, Skommow Bay (Fowey), Cornwall, when Pearl and her husband Jack have ...Read Review
By Glen Peters -
This is the second novel in Anglo-Indian author Glen Peters’ proposed series of Mrs D’Silva novels. The main protagonist, Joan D’Silva, ...Read Review
By Stevie Davies -
1860. A year after Charles Darwin published his groundbreaking Origin of Species, the evangelical community of Wiltshire has far more important matters on their ...Read Review
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