Silverwood Books

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

Three Kings – One Throne (Finn’s Legacy)

By Michael Wills - Published 2013


Children/Young Adult

England at the time of 1066 was a wealthy country, and its throne was a prize worth winning. This is the story of that ...Read Review

Where The Golden Oriole Sang

By Gael Harrison - Published 2012


As this book opens we meet Anna, who begins to reminisce about her mother, Eilidh who died when Anna was only two years ...Read Review

Sons of the Wolf

By Paula Lofting - Published 2012


In the time of Harold and Edward, we meet Wulfhere, a Sussex thegn; a fearsome warrior, a respected nobleman, adored father, and beloved ...Read Review