Penguin

The Lost Throne

By Chris Kuzneski - Published 2008

Genres:

Thriller

Built high on the natural rock of Thessaly in Greece are a series of six monasteries, once there were more. The monks who ...Read Review

The Serpent and the Scorpion

By Clare Langley-Hawthorne - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Ursula Marlow, heiress to her father’s textile empire, travels to Egypt for cloth purchases in 1911. She meets up with her new friend, ...Read Review

The Ghost Map : A Street, A City, An Epidemic and the Hidden Power of Urban Networks

By Steven Johnson - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

THE GHOST MAP: A Street, A City, An Epidemic and the Hidden Power of Urban In 1854 a cholera epidemic broke out in London’...Read Review

Whitethorn

By Bryce Courtenay - Published 2007

Genres:

Adventure

Do not be misled by the blurb on the back cover of Bryce Courtenay’s new novel. The Second World War does indeed ...Read Review

Ruby Red

By Linzi Glass - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Handsome boy meets beautiful girl. They discover they are soul mates. Their parents forbid them to see one another. Just like any other ...Read Review

Island of Exiles

By I. J. Parker - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this latest entry to Parker’s mystery series set in 11th century Japan, Sugawara Akitada, a middle-ranking government administrator, is forced to ...Read Review

War Brides

By Helen Bryan - Published 2007

Genres:

War Brides is the story of five young women who come together in a small Sussex village in 1939. From divergent backgrounds they will ...Read Review

The Marchesa

By Simonetta Agnello Hornby (trans. Alastair McEwan) - Published 2007

Genres:

Romance

During the late 19th century, Amalia and her ailing niece live in an almost inaccessible cave on the rocky coast of Sicily. They ...Read Review

The Dig

By John Preston - Published 2007

Genres:

Military

In the summer of 1939, as Britain prepares for war with air-raid drills and trench digging in Hyde Park, in the depths of rural ...Read Review

Ghost Hunters

By Deborah Blum - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

The late 19th century was a time of remarkable scientific advancement. New discoveries by scientists, engineers and inventors were transforming the very basis ...Read Review