Blood Forest

By Geraint Jones - Published 2017



Minden, Germania. 9 AD. Found by the 17th Legion naked and covered in sacrificial blood, he has no name. He has no recollection of ...Read Review

Winston and the Marmalade Cat

By Megan Rix - Published 2017


Children/Young Adult

1962. Seven-year-old Harry loves helping out Mr Jenner at his local RSPCA centre. He longs for a pet of his own but his father, ...Read Review

The Wilding Sisters

By Eve Chase - Published 2017



The Wilding Sisters is an artful, dual-period mystery set in 1959 and 2009. It takes place both in London and in the gorgeous English countryside. ...Read Review

Swimming Home

By Mary-Rose MacColl - Published 2016


MacColl gives us a thoroughly enjoyable read in this book describing the changing circumstances of 15-year-old Catherine Quick in 1925. Catherine is a swimmer ...Read Review

My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War

By Andrew Carroll - Published 2017



Illuminating first-hand letters and diaries, including some newly discovered, enable the author to credibly deliver another historical non-fiction masterpiece. This book focuses on ...Read Review

If I Could Tell You

By Elizabeth Wilhide - Published 2016Published 2017


Does war unravel the fabric of traditional society or merely highlight the pre-existing tears in an already frail material? When Julia Compton, the ...Read Review

Anna and the Swallow Man

By Gavriel Savit - Published 2017


Children/Young Adult

This is the author’s first book. Anna and the Swallow Man is a dark and beautiful novel about the complexities of mankind ...Read Review

Monterey Bay

By Lindsay Hatton - Published 2016


In 1940 California, a philandering, middle-aged biologist rapes a 15-year-old girl, and she falls in love with him. The heroine, Margot Fiske, works for ...Read Review

Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner, 1779-1851

By Franny Moyle - Published 2016



Moyle’s latest biography (after Constance: The Tragic and Scandalous Life of Mrs. Oscar Wilde, 2014) brings one of the most important British painters ...Read Review


By Livi Michael - Published 2016


Accession concludes Livi Michael’s Wars of the Roses trilogy, begun in Succession (HNR 71) and Rebellion (HNR 74). We begin in the aftermath of ...Read Review