Silverwood Books

Death Makes No Distinction: A Dan Foster Mystery

By Lucienne Boyce - Published 2019



Lucienne Boyce’s late 18th-century Dan Foster mysteries move from strength to strength. In this third adventure, our hero – child street-thief turned pugilist ...Read Review

The Doubtful Diaries of Wicked Mistress Yale (The Yale Trilogy)

By David Ebsworth - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

1672, Madras, India. At the East India Company’s Fort St. George docks, Company recruits disembark from ferryboats. The Governor’s Second-of-Council, Joseph Hynmers, ...Read Review

A Woman’s Lot (The Meonbridge Chronicles)

By Carolyn Hughes - Published 2018


Following the devastation of the Black Death, depicted in Fortune’s Wheel, the first book of the Meonbridge Chronicles, more and more women ...Read Review

The Butcher’s Block (A Dan Foster Mystery)

By Lucienne Boyce - Published 2017



This is the second Georgian-era murder-mystery featuring Bow Street Runner, Dan Foster. When a pair of bodysnatchers are arrested taking a basket of ...Read Review

The Kraals of Ulundi

By David Ebsworth - Published 2014Published 2014-04-01



Set in Zulu land in 1879, The Kraals of Ulundi is an incredibly well researched and detailed masterpiece of historical fiction. I knew next ...Read Review

Successio (Roma Nova)

By Alison Morton - Published 2014Published 2014-05-15


Alternate History

The third in the Roma Nova series sees Carina Mitela dealing with the estranged daughter of her husband blackmailing them, her family falling ...Read Review


By Alison Morton - Published 2013


Alternate History

This is not an historical novel, being set entirely in the present day, but what may prove of interest to HNS readers is ...Read Review

Ancestors: A Tale of Two Worlds

By Rob Collinge - Published 2013


Biographical Fiction

Genealogy has become a popular pastime for many with the ease of access to records we experience in our computerised world. The author ...Read Review

The Killing Snows

By Charles Egan - Published 2013



The Great Irish Famine of 1846, one of the nastiest times for Ireland.  Poverty, hunger, disease, violence and death. During this time a young ...Read Review

The Assassin’s Mark

By David Ebsworth - Published 2013



Spain is in the grip of Civil War, the year is 1938 and the war is not over, but General Franco is so utterly ...Read Review