Penguin

King of Kings

By Harry Sidebottom - Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

‘Sidebottom’s prose blazes with searing scholarship,’ proclaims The Times. As an academic who tries to write historical fiction I am naturally awestruck ...Read Review

The Convict’s Sword: A Mystery of Eleventh-Century Japan

By I. J. Parker - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

I. J. Parker continues her series of medieval Japanese mysteries featuring nobleman Sugawara Akitada. This latest installment finds Akitada living in the capital ...Read Review

Once & Then

By Morris Gleitzman - Published 2009

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Once & Then was originally two books, coming together for the first time in this edition. Initially, you feel it is a child’...Read Review

Travelling Heroes, Greeks and their Myths in the Epic Age of Homer

By Robin Lane Fox - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

                Travelling Heroes takes the reader on a journey through the Mediterranean world of 8th-century BC following in the footsteps of groups of merchants ...Read Review

The Penguin Book of Classical Myths

By Jenny March - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

This up-to-date retelling of the myths of Greece and Rome offers a new and wider insight into the stories we think we know. ...Read Review

Warrior Daughter

By Janet Paisley - Published 2009

Genres:

Adventure

In the Isle we now know as Skye, Kerrigan, Iron Age Queen of Warriors, has met a premature death. Living in a powerful ...Read Review

Florence Nightingale

By Mark Bostridge - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

At the age of 17, Florence received a calling from God, and although she persisted in her quest to study nursing, her parents refused ...Read Review

Envy

By Anna Godbersen - Published 2009

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

It is now Manhattan in 1900 and a few months have passed by since we left the story of the Holland family in Rumours. ...Read Review

Rumours

By Anna Godbersen - Published 2009

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Manhattan 1899 is the setting for Rumours, the sequel to The Luxe. The name aptly reflects the tone of the society about which the ...Read Review

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane

By Katherine Howe - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is a story that’s easy to lose yourself in. It alternates between the early 1990s, when Connie Goodwin is working on ...Read Review