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Fled

By Meg Keneally - Published 2019

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Fled is based on an extraordinary true story. Desperate to escape a life of gruelling poverty in Cornwall, Jenny Trelawney turns to highway ...Read Review

The Body in the Boat (Hardcastle and Chaytor Mysteries)

By A. J. Mackenzie - Published 2019

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Mystery/Crime

Romney Marsh, 1796: A hidden smuggler spies a small coffin unloaded from a rival’s boat. A few weeks later another boat is discovered ...Read Review

The Familiars

By Stacey Halls - Published 2019

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The Familiars is set in 17th-century Lancashire. It tells the story of the trial of the Pendle witches from the point of view ...Read Review

Nemesis

By Rory Clements - Published 2019

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Thriller

This novel is the third in a series featuring the Cambridge history professor Tom Wilde, the first two being Corpus (reviewed in HNR 80) ...Read Review

Blood’s Revolution (Holcroft Blood 2)

By Angus Donald - Published 2018

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AdventureMilitary

Set in the turbulent years of the 1680s, Blood’s Revolution follows Holcroft Blood, a brilliant gunnery officer in His Majesty’s Ordnance, ...Read Review

The Saturday Girls

By Elizabeth Woodcraft - Published 2018

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On a housing estate in Chelmsford, England in 1964, two teenage girls make decisions for their future: Sandra is desperate to marry bad-boy Danny ...Read Review

Cradle

By James Jackson - Published 2018

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It is 1607, and King James I of England is courting favour with the Spanish king, Philip III, to avoid another war. However, King ...Read Review

The G.I. Bride

By Eileen Ramsay - Published 2018

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Romance

London, 1941. Trainee nurse April Harvey is devastated by the death of her widower father in an air raid, and uncertain about the intentions ...Read Review

Courtney’s War

By Wilbur Smith - Published 2018

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Thriller

It’s springtime in 1939 Paris, and the model-like Saffron and athletic Gerhard are strolling arm-in-arm through the Tuileries Gardens. Both are rich and ...Read Review

Keep the Home Fires Burning

By S. Block - Published 2018

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Saga

A spitfire crashes into a house in the small Cheshire village of Great Paxford. Suddenly World War Two is brought much closer to ...Read Review