House of Glass

By Susan Fletcher - Published 2018


Clara Waterfield grew up in the early years of the 20th century with the rare medical condition of having extraordinarily delicate bones, liable ...Read Review

In the Full Light of the Sun

By Clare Clark - Published 2019



Berlin 1923, Julius Köhler-Schultz in his late fifties, is a successful art critic and writer. His rather rushed marriage to the philandering and ...Read Review

A Boy in Winter

By Rachel Seiffert - Published 2017



A small, unnamed town in Ukraine on the periphery of extensive marshlands in the autumn of 1941 is under German occupation. One foggy morning, ...Read Review

In the Name of the Family

By Sarah Dunant - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

Sarah Dunant is obsessed with the Borgias. But it’s a good obsession. The Borgias are the family we love to hate. They’...Read Review

London Lies Beneath

By Stella Duffy - Published 2016


The year is 1912, and three young friends join the 2nd Walworth Scouts in search of adventures beyond the East End of London: Tom, ...Read Review

Let Me Tell You About a Man I Knew

By Susan Fletcher - Published 2016


Biographical FictionLiterary

In 1889, the painter Vincent Van Gogh is expelled from the Provençal town of Arles after being caught walking through the town with ...Read Review

An Unrestored Woman and Other Stories

By Shobha Rao - Published 2016


LiteraryShort Stories

This was the first time I have encountered stories relating to the period of the Partition between India and Pakistan in 1947, and what ...Read Review

Rush Oh!

By Shirley Barrett - Published 2015Published 2016



Australians may be familiar with the shore whaling enterprises that operated in Twofold Bay, New South Wales, until the early 20th century. A ...Read Review

Early One Morning

By Virginia Baily - Published 2015


In 1939, as families are being deported from an Italian Jewish ghetto on their way to almost certain death, a mother on the train ...Read Review

Circling the Sun

By Paula McLain - Published 2015


Paula McLain, author of the highly successful novel The Paris Wife, returns in Circling the Sun with another fictional biography. This is story ...Read Review

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