Ann Northfield

Rome’s End (Lucius Sestius Mysteries)

By Fiona Forsyth - Published 2022

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This novel is presented as the first Lucius Sestius mystery, so presumably there will be a sequel at some point. The time is 45 ...Read Review

The Mystery of the Sorrowful Maiden (A Laetitia Rodd Mystery)

By Kate Saunders - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Laetitia Rodd is a private detective valued for her common sense, ability to view the dead without screaming, and her nose for a ...Read Review

The Dying Day

By Vaseem Khan - Published 2021

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Bombay around 1950. A famous scholar has gone missing leaving behind fiendish riddles and clues as to the whereabouts of himself and an extremely ...Read Review

The Negotiator: The Masterclass at Saint-Germain

By Francis Walder - Published 2021

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This slender novel, originally published in 1958 and newly translated, is not a run-of-the-mill plot, characters, and description type of book. It focuses on ...Read Review

A Question of Time (The Snake Eater Chronicles 1)

By James Stejskal - Published 2021

Genres:

Thriller

In Berlin in 1979, the division between East and West is stark and uncompromising – different ideologies, ways of life, levels of comfort and affluence. ...Read Review

A Prince and a Spy

By Rory Clements - Published 2021

Genres:

Thriller

1942. The King’s brother, Prince George, Duke of Kent, is killed in a mysterious air crash in the north of Scotland, but was ...Read Review

The Testimony of Alys Twist

By Suzannah Dunn - Published 2020

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This is very much a novel which demonstrates the experience and perspective of history from below. Royalty, in this case Queen Mary the ...Read Review

The Night of the Flood

By Zoe Somerville - Published 2020

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Norfolk, 1952. The war is over, but its shadow is still very much in evidence. The nearby airbase and the mysterious American soldier, Jack, ...Read Review

Dangerous Freedom

By Lawrence Scott - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This isn’t a typical novel about slavery. It is a fictional portrayal of a real figure, Dido, the daughter of an African ...Read Review

The Foundling (UK) / The Lost Orphan (US)

By Stacey Halls - Published 2020

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In 1748, Bessie Bright gives birth to an illegitimate daughter, Clara. Due to her poverty-stricken circumstances, she is forced to leave the newborn at ...Read Review

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