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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

Great Military Disasters: From Bannockburn to Stalingrad

By Julian Spilsbury - Published 2015

Genres:

MilitaryNonfiction

This is a compendium of monographs, each describing a battle from history that did not, shall we say, go too well. The subtitle ...Read Review

The Seeker

By S.G. MacLean - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

Oliver Cromwell’s London in 1654 is a place of distrust, censorship, spies and murder. Covert royalists plot to return the son of the ...Read Review

Cuckold Point

By Patrick Easter - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

London, 1799. Left ashore by the Royal Navy, Tom Pascoe has made a new and successful life for himself in the Thames Marine Police, ...Read Review

Amy Snow

By Tracy Rees - Published 2015 (UK)Published 2016 (US)

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Last year, Tracy Rees’ debut novel won Richard and Judy’s “search for a bestseller” competition. Completely engrossing, it was a worthy selection. ...Read Review

The Zigzag Girl

By Elly Griffiths - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

When a young woman is discovered sliced into three precise pieces, Brighton’s Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens believes she is the victim of ...Read Review

Fall of Man in Wilmslow: The Death and Life of Alan Turing

By David Lagercrantz - By George Goulding (trans.) - Published 2015

Genres:

Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

The focus of this novel is the life and death of Alan Turing, the mathematician who was instrumental in cracking the German Enigma ...Read Review

The Book of Aron

By Jim Shepard - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

In 1940, the Germans forcibly moved all Jews in Warsaw to a designated area, and built a fence to prevent them from leaving. Life ...Read Review

The Lady from Zagreb: A Bernie Gunther Novel

By Philip Kerr - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is Philip Kerr’s 10th Bernie Gunther detective novel set in Nazi-era Germany. Like the nine before it, The Lady from Zagreb ...Read Review

The Grand Duchess of Nowhere

By Laurie Graham - Published 2014

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This is the fictional memoir of the real-life Princess Victoria Melita (better known as Ducky), granddaughter of both Queen Victoria and Tsar Alexander ...Read Review

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