Simon & Schuster UK

Sword of Honor

By David Kirk - Published 2015



In Japan in October of 1600, the Battle of Sekigahara decisively provided a path to the Shogunate for Lord Tokugawa. Samurai Musashi Miyamoto survived ...Read Review

A War of Flowers (Clara Vine 3)

By Jane Thynne - Published 2014Published 2014-11-20Published 2015



A War of Flowers is the next in the series of the Clara Vine espionage thrillers. In my previous review of The Winter ...Read Review

The Beekeeper’s Daughter

By Santa Montefiore - Published 2015


The beekeeper’s daughter turns out to be two people – Grace Hamblin, raised in England, living on the estate of Lord and Lady ...Read Review

The Visionist

By Rachel Urquhart - Published 2014


Three strong and haunting voices tell this tale set mostly among the Shakers of Massachusetts in the 1840s. The first voice is that ...Read Review

The Silent Tide

By Rachel Hore - Published 2013



Two career-driven women in London’s competitive publishing industry over sixty years apart feature in Rachel Hore’s comfortably overstuffed saga, which has ...Read Review

Templar’s Acre

By MICHAEL JECKS - Published 2013



Unlike many medieval tales, this novel is not set within rolling hills in the forever green lands of England, but in the dust ...Read Review

The White Princess

By Philippa Gregory - Published 2013


Biographical Fiction

In The White Princess, Gregory attempts to tell the story of Elizabeth of York, daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville. Raised as ...Read Review

Order of Darkness: Stormbringers

By Philippa Gregory - Published 2013


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Luca Vero and his traveling companions continue their search for signs of the End of Days in this fast-paced sequel to Changeling, which ...Read Review

The Hill of Bones

By The Medieval Murderers - Published 2012


Mystery/CrimeShort Stories

Prologue: Two young boys bearing a precious gift must join ageing Arthur the Bear who faces his imminent vital battle. Treachery lurks amongst ...Read Review

Istanbul Passage

By Joseph Kanon - Published 2012



If you enjoy Graham Greene or John le Carré espionage novels, then this is the book for you—bleak, deceitful, and full of ...Read Review