Alan Cassady-Bishop

Fight to the Finish: The First World War – Month by Month

By Allan Mallinson - Published 2018

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MilitaryNonfiction

There have been many books written about the Great War. This one, I’d suggest, be made a textbook for secondary schools discussing ...Read Review

The King’s War

By Mark Logue - By Peter Conradi - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

After the success of The King’s Speech, both as a book and a film, Mark Logue (grandson of the speech therapist Lionel ...Read Review

Points of Danger (Railway Detective)

By Edward Marston - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1861 there shouldn’t really be a “highwayman” who can hold up a train, rob and cold-bloodedly kill a first-class passenger! Of course, ...Read Review

Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man

By Lynn Vincent - Published 2018

Genres:

MilitaryNauticalNonfiction

An action film by Steven Spielberg had a moment – a hero recalled his experience from a World War Two warship. But that warship ...Read Review

Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

By James Holland - Published 2018

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MilitaryNonfiction

For the record, it was known as Operation Argument; for those who were involved it was just known as the Big Week! By ...Read Review

Spitfire: A Very British Love Story

By John Nichol - Published 2018

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Nonfiction

The name of the aircraft, the look, even the very sound of it is still remembered, talked of, heard! This book takes the ...Read Review

Caligula

By Simon Turney - Published 2018

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Biographical Fiction

Everyone knows his name, and everyone thinks they know what he did while Emperor. This is an account from his youngest sister, Julia ...Read Review

Stalin’s Meteorologist: One Man’s Untold Story of Love, Life, and Death

By Olivier Rolin - Published 2017

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Nonfiction

In 1934 Alexey Feodosievich Wangenheim, senior government meteorologist and loyal Communist Party member of long standing, is collected by the security services, summarily tried ...Read Review

Retribution Road

By Antonin Varenne - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Sergeant Arthur Bowman is a veteran of war, a member of the army of the East India Company, fighting in the Second Anglo-Burmese ...Read Review

The Tunnels: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill

By Greg Mitchell - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

The birth of the Berlin Wall is well-known, and the fall of The Berlin Wall is equally well documented. What hasn’t been ...Read Review