Fiercombe Manor

By Kate Riordan - Published 2015



An isolated house allegedly filled with ghostly presences. Two women mired in restrictive social circumstances and linked over a generation. Secrets from the ...Read Review

Dreaming for Freud

By Sheila Kohler - Published 2014


During an eleven-week period in 1900, Sigmund Freud treated an eighteen-year-old girl for hysteria and wrote about his treatment in one of the most ...Read Review

The Ship of Brides

By Jojo Moyes - Published 2008Published 2014


If you like stories that pull you in quickly, are filled with emotional drama, and provide a vivid atmosphere of the times, you ...Read Review

Common People

By Alison Light - Published 2014



Researching her own family history, Alison Light soon came to realise she was doing “family history as a public history”. Her initial searches ...Read Review

Stormbird (War of the Roses)

By Conn Iggulden - Published 2014Published 2014-07-08


In this first of an anticipated trilogy, Iggulden turns his attention to the two powerful noble houses with potential claims to the English ...Read Review

Mrs. Hemingway

By Naomi Wood - Published 2014


Biographical Fiction

Mrs. Hemingway follows the four wives of author Ernest Hemingway. As the book jacket says, “Each Mrs. Hemingway though their love would last ...Read Review

The Invention of Exile

By Vanessa Manko - Published 2014



Russian immigrant, Ustin (Austin) Voronkov, works in a New York factory. He falls in love with an American girl, Julia, and his life ...Read Review

The Secret Rooms: A True Story of a Haunted Castle, a Plotting Duchess, and a Family Secret

By Catherine Bailey - Published 2013



Catherine Bailey went to Belvoir Castle on the Rutland family estate to “research a book about this small corner of England in the ...Read Review

The Devil’s Workshop

By Alex Grecian - Published 2014



The third in the Scotland Yard’s Murder Squad series finds Inspector Walter Day investigating an implausible prison escape: a train has been ...Read Review

In Falling Snow

By Mary-Rose MacColl - Published 2013


Readers are spoiled for choice with new historical novels set during WWI. Most offer similar themes: navigating the era’s shifting social patterns, ...Read Review

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