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The Sword of Attilla: Total War: Rome

By David Gibbins - Published 2016



If the first novel in this Total War: Rome series concerned the birth of the Roman Empire, The Sword of Attila describes its ...Read Review

License to Quill

By Jacopo Della Quercia - Published 2016



1604: In this historical romp, William Shakespeare is not only a playwright but part of the Ordinance Office – a double O agent – which is ...Read Review

The Tsarina’s Legacy

By Jennifer Laam - Published 2016


Veronica Herrera, newly discovered lost daughter of the Romanovs and rightful heir to the throne, travels to Russia to accept the official, if ...Read Review

The Hollow Ground

By Natalie S. Harnett - Published 2015


Eleven-year-old Brigid Howley lives a grim life in Pennsylvania coal mining country, where mining accidents kill or maim many and the ongoing mine ...Read Review

Naked: A Novel of Lady Godiva

By Eliza Redgold - Published 2015


Biographical Fiction

In 11th-century Coventry, the heart of England’s Middle Lands, there is a threat of invasion by the Danes. Lady Godiva, determined to ...Read Review

Scent of Triumph

By Jan Moran - Published 2015


This novel begins in September 1939. Danielle Bretancourt and her husband, Max, have left their young son, Nicky, with his grandmother in Poland and ...Read Review

Lamp Black, Wolf Grey

By Paula Brackston - Published 2015



This is a dual time period fantasy that tells two interwoven stories. One is of modern- day woman Laura, who moves to an ...Read Review

The Tudor Vendetta

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2014


Brendan Prescott is steeped in intrigue once again in this newest installment in Gortner’s Elizabeth I Spymaster Chronicles. Gortner captures the religious ...Read Review

Jeeves and the Wedding Bells

By Sebastian Faulks - Published 2014


What ho, the renowned scribbler Sebastian Faulks has jolly well gone and bunged out a rather decent tale involving that immortal pair of ...Read Review

The Venetian Bargain

By Marina Fiorato - Published 2012Published 2014


It is the year 1576 on the Christian calendar, and the Ottoman Sultan means to take revenge on the Venetians for destroying his 300-ship ...Read Review