Ann Northfield

The Dragon Lady

By Louisa Treger - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This novel is a blend of fact and fiction. Its central character is Lady Virginia Courtauld, called the Dragon Lady because of the ...Read Review

The Unmourned: The Monsarrat Series

By Meg and Tom Keneally - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

As the tagline says, ‘not all murder victims are lamented’ and this is certainly the case here with the unregretted demise of Robert ...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

The Betel Nut Tree Mystery (Crown Colony)

By Ovidia Yu - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Chen Su Lin is a secretarial assistant to Chief Inspector LeFroy in this 1930s murder mystery set in Singapore. She is drawn into ...Read Review

Major Tom’s War

By Vee Walker - Published 2018

Genres:

The story begins with disparate characters and countries. The Tom of the title is in India but on his way back to a ...Read Review

Conrad Monk and the Great Heathen Army

By Edoardo Albert - Published 2018

Genres:

Adventure

Following in the tradition of unreliable and unpleasant narrators such as Flashman, the main character, the Conrad of the title, is a thoroughly ...Read Review

Pleasing Mr Pepys

By Deborah Swift - Published 2017

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Deb Willett is employed in the household of the diarist Samuel Pepys as a companion for his wife. She is there to help ...Read Review

The House of Shadows (UK) / Into the Darkness (US)

By Kate Williams - Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

This is the third part of the De Witt family saga, the previous two installments being The Storms of War and The Edge ...Read Review

Viceroys: The Creation of the British

By Christopher Lee - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

Author of the bestselling This Sceptred Isle, Christopher Lee has now turned his attention to the British in India looking at the country ...Read Review

Sacred Music

By Felicity Luckman - Published 2017

Genres:

Thriller

At a time of huge divisions and distrust between Protestantism and Catholicism, Francis Trenowith, heir to an earldom, falls in love with the ...Read Review

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