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The Four Horsemen

By Gregory Dowling - Published 2017

Genres:

Thriller

The Four Horsemen is the second in a series of books following the adventures of Alvise Marango, an 18th-century Venetian tourist guide and ...Read Review

An Unlikely Agent

By Jane Menczer - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

London, 1905. Margaret Trant, a young secretary for an import-export company, sees no future for herself when her boss, the sleazy Mr Plimpson, informs ...Read Review

1588: A Calendar of Crime

By Shirley McKay - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This title is described as a novel in five books, consisting of five short stories featuring Shirley McKay’s characters from the Hew ...Read Review

Penelope’s Web

By Christopher Rush - Published 2015

Genres:

Epic

This is a new retelling of the Trojan War, centred on the character of Odysseus, and narrated in three different voices: Odysseus himself; ...Read Review

British Bulldog: A Mirabelle Bevan Mystery

By Sara Sheridan - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

British Bulldog is the fourth novel in Sara Sheridan’s mystery series. I hadn’t read any of the previous novels, but it ...Read Review

Queen and Country

By Shirley McKay - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Hew Cullen is a landowner and lawyer from Saint Andrews who finds himself – not entirely through his own volition – in London in the ...Read Review

Ascension

By Gregory Dowling - Published 2015

Genres:

Thriller

Gregory Dowling’s fifth novel, his first foray into historical territory, is set in mid-18th century Venice and introduces a charming protagonist ...Read Review

Dacre’s War

By Rosemary Goring - Published 2015

Genres:

MilitaryThriller

This novel of the Scottish and English borders in the 16th century is the sequel to Goring’s debut, After Flodden. It is ...Read Review

The Art of Waiting

By Christopher Jory - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

The Art of Waiting is set in Italy and Russia between 1928 and 1952. It tells the story of Aldo Gardini, a young Italian, through ...Read Review

WASP: Or, a Very Sweet Power

By Ian Garbutt - Published 2015

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When disgraced governess Bethany Harris is removed from the madhouse in which she has been incarcerated, by a mysterious black man known only ...Read Review