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The Air Raid Girls: Wartime Brides (The Air Raid Girls Book 3)

By Jenny Holmes - Published 2022

Genres:

Saga

In choosing this trio of young women as the central characters to create a story around the events of the Yorkshire Blitz, Holmes ...Read Review

A Mother’s Betrayal

By Emma Hornby - Published 2022

Genres:

Saga

This novel is about a woman named Mara, who is married into a 19th-century family that has abused her from the start. Her ...Read Review

Incomparable World (Black Britain: Writing Back, 1)

By S. I. Martin - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

First published by Quartet in 1996, this is a rollicking account of Black lives in London and Middlesex during a specific period in the ...Read Review

An Act of Love

By Carol Drinkwater - Published 2021

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Inspired by an extraordinary true story, An Act of Love follows Sara who, with her parents, finds refuge in a lovely but dilapidated ...Read Review

The Tuscan Contessa

By Dinah Jefferies - Published 2020

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This novel opens on a shuttered square on a summer evening in 1944; three crows appear, one after the other, a bad omen. Set ...Read Review

The Missing Sister

By Dinah Jefferies - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The bestselling author of The Tea Planter’s Wife has written another historical mystery featuring complex family relationships, love, and betrayal. Annabelle (Belle) ...Read Review

Home Fires and Spitfires (Wartime Midwives Series)

By Daisy Styles - Published 2020

Genres:

Saga

It is 1940 and, after recent upheavals, Mother and Baby Home Mary Vale in the Lake District is ready to receive new patients. These ...Read Review

The Secret Guests

By Benjamin Black - Published 2020

Genres:

LiteraryThriller

Booker prize-winning Irish author John Banville has written this novel under the pen name he uses for his popular “Quirke” crime novels, to ...Read Review

The Wartime Midwives (Wartime Midwives Series)

By Daisy Styles - Published 2019

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‘We came in shame to a home for women and babies, to give birth hidden away from society’. 1939, and single girls giving birth ...Read Review

Loch of the Dead

By Oscar de Muriel - Published 2018Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this suspenseful Gothic novel set in Scotland in 1889, Ian Frey and ‘Nine Nails’ McGray face an evil that challenges their detective skills ...Read Review

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