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Barbarians: Rebellion and Resistance to the Roman Empire

By Dr Stephen P. Kershaw - Published 2019

Genres:

Nonfiction

I went to the kind of school where we learned Roman history via Latin lessons, and I’m afraid that Roman history has ...Read Review

Churchill’s Confidant: Jan Smuts, Enemy to Lifelong Friend

By Richard Steyn - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

Winston Churchill and future South African Prime Minister Jan Smuts first met on the battlefields of the Anglo-Boer War, as two remarkable and ...Read Review

Nicholas II, The Last Tsar

By Michael Paterson - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is a brief, but very well written account of the life of Nicholas II, whose life and that of his family were ...Read Review

A Brief History of Magna Carta

By Geoffrey Hindley - Published 2015

Genres:

Nonfiction

In 1215, English barons forced King John to sign Magna Carta, which, for the first time, enshrined the principle that nobody, the king included, ...Read Review

The Mammoth Book of Gaslit Romance

By Ekaterina Sedia (ed.) - Published 2014

Genres:

RomanceShort Stories

There is plenty of choice in this book of short stories and a novella. The stories are mainly fantasy, time slip, science fiction, ...Read Review

Gone West

By Carola Dunn - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It is 1926; Daisy Dalrymple, amateur sleuth, has done it again. Wherever Daisy goes, can murder be far behind? The answer in this case ...Read Review

Last Seen in Massilia

By Steven Saylor - Published 2005Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This seventh installment of the Roma Sub Rosa series finds Gordianus the Finder bound for Massilia, an independent city-state under siege by Caesar’...Read Review

Anthem for Doomed Youth

By Carola Dunn - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1926, Scotland Yard’s DCI Alec Fletcher investigates three murders near London. The corpses are shot through the heart and were apparently killed ...Read Review

The Merchant’s Mark

By Pat McIntosh - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Augie Morrison had ordered a quantity of books from the Low Countries, planning on keeping some for himself, giving some to his friend, ...Read Review

The Nicholas Feast

By Pat McIntosh - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the second book in the Gil Cunningham series and begins, ‘Gil Cunningham said later that if he had known he would ...Read Review