Simon & Schuster UK

The Oath

By MICHAEL JECKS - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1326, King Edward II of England was faced with civil war. His wife, Queen Isabella, had returned from France and demanded the jailing ...Read Review

The Bishop Must Die

By MICHAEL JECKS - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The bishop in question is the Bishop of Exeter, Walter de Stapledon (1261-1326), a favorite character in Michael Jecks’ Knights Templar medieval mysteries. ...Read Review

King Arthur’s Bones

By The Medieval Murderers - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is an anthology of mystery novellas by the writing team of Michael Jecks, Susanna Gregory, Bernard Knight, Ian Morson, and Philip Gooden, ...Read Review

Stardust

By Joseph Kanon - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

In 1945 Hollywood, the end of World War II, while cause for rejoicing, also ushered in the beginning of the Communist witch hunts. Ben ...Read Review

The Book of Love

By Kathleen McGowan - Published 2009

Genres:

Adventure

Estranged both from the man she loves and her brother, Maureen Pascal requires their assistance to unravel Matilda of Tuscany’s biography and ...Read Review

The Lost City of Z

By David Grann - Published 2008 (US)Published 2009 (UK)

Genres:

Nonfiction

Since the 15th century when Spanish invaders first contacted indigenous people in the Amazon basin, there have been rumors of a fabulous El ...Read Review

Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire

By Alex von Tunzelmann - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

Those fascinated by the turbulent history of India’s transition from colony to commonwealth and then independent nation will find much to ponder ...Read Review

The Expected One

By Kathleen McGowan - Published 2006

Genres:

Described as an autobiographical religious thriller, this is the first book of a trilogy. It contains elements – religion, murder, conspiracy – which have been ...Read Review

The Sea Of Trolls

By Nancy Farmer - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

It is 793. The Holy Isle of Lindisfarne has been sacked. Jack and his little sister are stolen from their Yorkshire village by Viking ...Read Review

Robbing The Bees: A Biography of Honey, the Sweet Liquid Gold that Seduced the World

By Holley Bishop - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is a history and biography of bees and their honey. Holley Bishop, a beekeeper who admits that she loves them, gives us ...Read Review