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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

Paying Davy Jones

By Millie Vigor - Published 2014

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This is one of the best family stories I have read this year.  Set in the Shetland Isles in the 1970s when the ...Read Review