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The Daughters of Ironbridge

By Mollie Walton - Published 2019

Genres:

Saga

This is the debut saga from Walton, a successful transition for the author, who also pens historical fiction under her real name, Rebecca ...Read Review

The Lost Ten

By Harry Sidebottom - Published 2019

Genres:

MilitaryThriller

An exciting standalone historical thriller, The Lost Ten is set in 3rd-century Rome and has all the attributes of a top war movie. ...Read Review

King of Kings (The Courtneys & Ballantynes)

By Imogen Robertson - By Wilbur Smith - Published 2019

Genres:

Saga

In 1887 Cairo, Egypt, sixteen-year-old Amber Benbrook and her fiancé, Major Penrod Ballantyne, are enjoying an idyllic life. Following the earlier Siege of Khartoum, ...Read Review

One Enchanted Evening

By Anton Du Beke - Published 2019

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Anton du Beke is a professional ballroom dancer, well known for his appearances on BBC’s “Strictly Come Dancing”, so he is well ...Read Review

Stasi 77

By David Young - Published 2019

Genres:

Thriller

Set in the grim times of the Stasi secret police in East Germany, before the Wall came down and changed the face of ...Read Review

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

Genres:

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

Genres:

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

Genres:

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