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The Prague Coup

By Jean-Luc Fromental - By Miles Hyman - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

Former debutante, aspiring actress, and intelligence officer Elizabeth Montagu, now working for Alexander Korda films, is in snowy and gloomy postwar Vienna in 1948. ...Read Review

The Frangipani Tree Mystery (Crown Colony)

By Ovidia Yu - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1936 in Singapore, teenage orphan Su Lin knows that her uncle wants to give her away in marriage to a suitable husband—that ...Read Review

The Song of Hild

By Gaye Kynoch (trans.) - By Vibeke Vasbo - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Originally published in Denmark in 1991, this is the life of the Deiran princess Hild and her many changes of fortune until she becomes ...Read Review

The Electrical Venus

By Julie Mayhew - Published 2018

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At some time in the 18th century (annoyingly, the book gives no more specific clue), Mim is a mixed-race teenage girl in a ...Read Review

A Darker State

By David Young - Published 2018

Genres:

Thriller

A sequel to Stasi Child and Stasi Wolf, but one that can stand alone, this novel, set in East Berlin in 1976, once again ...Read Review

The History of England’s Cathedrals

By Nicholas Orme - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is not an architectural history, but instead presents itself as a history of English cathedrals’ “life and activities”, going back to Roman ...Read Review

Otho’s Regret

By L.J. Trafford - Published 2017

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This is the third in a tetralogy set in the Year of the Four Emperors, 69 AD, and follows on from Palatine (HNR 72) and ...Read Review

Penelope’s Web

By Christopher Rush - Published 2015

Genres:

Epic

This is a new retelling of the Trojan War, centred on the character of Odysseus, and narrated in three different voices: Odysseus himself; ...Read Review

The Dead Can’t Paint

By Mary Chiappe - By Sam Benady - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the latest and last of the Gibraltar-set Giovanni Bresciano mysteries. An arrogant and obnoxious French painter comes to Gibraltar in 1817 and ...Read Review

Palatine: The Four Emperors — Book 1

By L.J. Trafford - Published 2015

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68 A.D. was the Year of the Four Emperors, and this is the first volume of a tetralogy that will follow each of ...Read Review

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