St Martin's Griffin

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

Servants’ Hall: A Real-Life Upstairs, Downstairs Romance

By Margaret Powell - Published 2014



Servants’ Hall brings domestic service in 1920s England to life through the memoirs of Margaret Powell (1907-1984), author-narrator, and ‘below stairs’, kitchen maid ...Read Review

The Secret Daughter of the Tsar

By Jennifer Laam - Published 2013


Alternate History

Laam’s book is a compelling speculative novel revolving around the doomed Romanov family. One of the more popular “wishful thinking” subjects of ...Read Review

Once We Were Brothers

By Ronald H. Balson - Published 2010Published 2013


Elliot Rosenzweig is supposedly a survivor of Nazi persecution in Poland. He made it big after coming to America and, now elderly, is ...Read Review

The Inquisitor’s Wife

By Jeanne Kalogridis - Published 2013


In 1481, Queen Isabella, Dominican friar Torquemada, and the Spanish Inquisition arrive in Seville. Many Jewish families, as well as conversos—the “New Christians”—...Read Review

The Children of Wrath

By Paul Grossman - Published 2013



This thriller, set in Depression-era Berlin, is the prequel to the action in The Sleepwalkers and features a younger Willi Kraus, married and ...Read Review

The Gilded Lily

By Deborah Swift - Published 2012


Two teenage sisters, Ella and Sadie, escape from rural poverty to seek a living in Restoration London. We think we know what follows: ...Read Review