Alan Cassady-Bishop

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

By Olivier Rolin - Published 2017

Genres:

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

Genres:

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

The Enemy Within

By Edward Marston - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

During the Great War, in London, a dangerous arsonist manages to escape from Pentonville prison, and Inspector Marmion, the arresting officer, is given ...Read Review

The House of Smoke

By Sam Christer - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It’s 1900 and Simeon Lynch is sitting in a stinking cell in Newgate prison, awaiting his execution for murder. Rightly so, as Lynch ...Read Review

A Grave Concern

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Medieval Cambridge is in an uproar. It’s not the entertaining sight of University Chancellor Tynkell fighting Satan on top of the tower ...Read Review

Diamonds in the Dust

By Beryl Matthews - Published 2015Published c2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Dora, Tom and Lily Bentley are worried when their mother doesn’t return as usual from her night shift. A widow who has ...Read Review

Steps to the Gallows

By Edward Marston - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1816 London, Leonidas Paige, the writer of a satirical newspaper, hires a bodyguard – he has reason to think his work is striking hard ...Read Review

Dictator

By Robert Harris - Published 2015Published 2016

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In 58 BC, Cicero is exiled. Once the staunch defender of the Republic, the canny orator didn’t reckon with the machinations of the ...Read Review

A Poisonous Plot

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It’s 1358, and the city of Cambridge is a-boil of intrigue, resentment and hot tempers. People are turning up dead – rich people, important ...Read Review