Cassandra Clark

The Room of the Dead (A Betty Church Mystery)

By M.R.C. Kasasian - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

A woman police inspector in rural England in 1940 might seem the ultimate in radical feminism, but here all familiarity ends. Inspector Betty Church ...Read Review

The Murderer of Warren Street

By Marc Mulholland - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

This is the true story of a 19th-century revolutionary, but if you didn’t know that at first glance, you would believe it ...Read Review

The Black Prince

By Michael Jones - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

Prince Edward, heir to the throne of England, eldest of Edward III’s five sons, renowned throughout Europe as the epitome of chivalry, ...Read Review

Lenin the Dictator: An Intimate Portrait

By Victor Sebestyen - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

When I first saw this door-stopper of a biography I reached for my diary to search out a good stretch of time in ...Read Review

V for Violet

By Alison Rattle - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

South London, 1961, and 16-year-old Violet has left school but is stuck in her dad’s fish and chip shop, missing out on the ...Read Review

The Radium Girls

By Kate Moore - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

The glamour job for young American women between 1917 and 1926 was to paint radium on watches, clock faces, and military dials. It was both ...Read Review

Young Houdini: The Demon Curse

By Simon Nicholson - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

This little novel is based on the intriguing premise of Harry Houdini’s boyhood. What sort of childhood did the great escapologist have? ...Read Review

Crow Mountain

By Lucy Inglis - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young AdultWestern

This is two stories, one set in the pioneering days of the Wild West in the 1880s concerning Emily, a cosseted 15-year-old sent ...Read Review

England, Arise

By Juliet Barker - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is a thrillingly readable and a meticulously researched account of what the Victorians misnamed the Peasants’ Revolt, that great rising of public ...Read Review

Spymaster

By Deborah Chancellor - Published 2014

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

When fourteen-year old Kit, grieving after his falconer father’s death, deliberately frees his employer’s favourite hawk, he knows he could hang ...Read Review