Quercus

Madame Tussaud: A Novel of the French Revolution

By Michelle Moran - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Everyone knows Madame Tussaud’s; the name conjures photo ops of smiling celebrities standing next to perfect likenesses of themselves in wax. Moran ...Read Review

The Duke’s Agent

By Rebecca Jenkins - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Wounded in the Peninsular War, army officer Raif Jarrett returns to England in 1811 to recuperate. From his relative the Duke of Penrith, Raif ...Read Review

Livia: Empress of Rome

By Matthew Dennison - Published 2011

Genres:

Nonfiction

Livia, wife of Augustus Caesar, is one of the most vilified figures in ancient history. Writers from Tacitus to Robert Graves have portrayed ...Read Review

Heart of Tango

By David Frye (trans.) - By Elia Barceló - Published 2010

Genres:

FantasyLiteraryMystery/Crime

In a seedy quarter of 1920s Buenos Aires, Natalia, a young innocent Spanish immigrant, is promised in marriage by her well-meaning father to ...Read Review

The Merry Misogynist

By Colin Cotterill - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the latest in the series starring Dr. Siri Paiboun, the reluctant national coroner of Laos in 1978. He is also a part-time ...Read Review

Beautiful Assassin

By Michael White - Published 2010

Genres:

Thriller

In 1942, Tat’yana Levchenko, codename “Assassin”, was one of the Red Army’s ace snipers, a Hero of the Soviet Union, who was ...Read Review

A Game of Sorrows

By Shona MacLean - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Following on from the excellent The Redemption of Alexander Seaton comes the next novel following the adventures of the teacher-hero of the first ...Read Review

Black Hills

By Dan Simmons - Published 2010

Genres:

FantasyMystery/CrimeWestern

The story begins in 1876 when General George Armstrong Custer is killed at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Paha Sapa, a young Sioux, “...Read Review

If the Dead Rise Not

By Philip Kerr - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

Adventure

Interwar Berlin police officer Bernie Gunther has had his share of troubles in Philip Kerr’s March Violets, A German Requiem, One from ...Read Review

A Game of Sorrows

By Shona MacLean - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Following on from the excellent The Redemption of Alexander Seaton comes the next novel following the adventures of the teacher-hero of the first ...Read Review