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The Black Friar

By S.G. MacLean - Published 2016

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AdventureMystery/CrimeThriller

Following in the forbidding footsteps of The Seeker, winner of the CWA 2015 Historical Dagger, The Black Friar sees Damian Seeker, or the Seeker, ...Read Review

Florence Grace

By Tracy Rees - Published 2016

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Orphaned Florrie Buckley lives in rural poverty in Cornwall. Life is hard, but she loves the moors and is happy in her Cornish ...Read Review

All Their Minds in Tandem

By David Sanger - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

October 1879, New Georgetown, West Virginia. A man called “The Maker” arrives in this small town. He has a gift: he can remove or ...Read Review

Ice Cold

By Andrea Maria Schenkel - Published 2015

Genres:

LiteraryThriller

It’s October 1939, and Josef Kalteis, “an ethnic German, an Aryan, and in addition a member of the National Socialist Workers’ Party,” has ...Read Review

Echoes from Afar

By Tamara McKinley - Published 2016

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London, 1936. After spiteful rumours force her out of her nursing job, Annabelle Blake flees to Paris to stay with her Bohemian Aunt Aline. ...Read Review

Fair Helen

By Andrew Greig - Published 2015

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In the late 16th century, Harry Langdon returns home to the Scottish Borders to aid Adam Fleming, his distressed best friend. Adam is ...Read Review

Smoke and Mirrors: A Stephens and Mephisto Mystery

By Elly Griffiths - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this novel Detective Inspector Stephens and magician, Max Mephisto, who previously appeared in Elly Griffith’s novel The Zigzag Girl, become involved ...Read Review

The Food of Love: Book One, Laura’s Story

By Prue Leith - Published 2015

Genres:

Saga

England before the Second World War, and we follow Laura, the youngest of three siblings with two brothers each born a decade apart, ...Read Review

Women Who Ruled: History’s 50 Most Remarkable Women

By Claudia Gold - Published 2015Published c2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

This broad survey of women and power from Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt in the 15th century BCE to Benazir Bhutto, the Pakistani Prime ...Read Review

Peg Plunkett: Memoirs of a Whore

By Julie Peakman - Published 2015

Genres:

Nonfiction

In the 18th century, “whore memoirs” became a popular literary phenomenon, when high-class courtesans would pen their autobiographies, full of titillating details of ...Read Review