Robert Hale

Inspector Abberline and the Gods of Rome

By Simon Clark - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Inspector Abberline will be a familiar figure, as he was the detective who tried to find the infamous Jack the Ripper. There are ...Read Review

The Dead Queen’s Garden

By Nicola Slade - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the third in Slade’s Charlotte Richmond Investigates series, set in Hampshire, England, in 1858. Her previous books have been praised by ...Read Review

Teardrops in the Moon

By Tania Crosse - Published 2014

Genres:

Saga

The novel opens on 28th June 1914, the day Archduke Ferdinand is assassinated in Sarajevo, in Devon where a middle-class family are celebrating Rose ...Read Review

The Great Fraud on the Bank of England

By David C. Hanrahan - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

This is an account of a particularly effective scam perpetrated against the Bank of England in 1873 by a group of American hustlers. As ...Read Review

Valerie’s Russia

By Sara Judge - Published 2014

Genres:

Romance

Valerie is invited to Tsarskoe Selo in 1914 to help the young Romanovs speak more English. She is impressed by Grigorii Rasputin, especially when ...Read Review

Beyond Reason

By Gwen Kirkwood - Published 2014

Genres:

Romance

This is an extraordinary book, set in a remote part of early 19th century Lowland Scotland.  What is most extraordinary is the cliché...Read Review

Cicely’s King Richard

By Sandra Heath Wilson - Published 2014

Genres:

Romance

We pick up this story in the early days of Richard III’s reign, when Elizabeth Woodville has gone into sanctuary in Westminster ...Read Review

The Pershore Poisoners

By Kerry Tombs - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the sixth in Kerry Tombs’ Inspector Ravenscroft series. Inspector Ravenscroft is an ex-London detective who currently lives and works in the ...Read Review

Leaves Before the Storm

By Angela Arney - Published 2014

Genres:

Romance

This beautifully written novel makes a change from the increasing number being published with an eye to the interest in both World Wars ...Read Review

A Time for Peace

By Sylvia Broady - Published 2013

Genres:

Romance

In one of the best starts I’ve read, Rose bumps into a sad and drunken airman while on her way to help ...Read Review