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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

Better than Gold

By Theresa Tomlinson - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is a welcome story about a little-known period of Saxon history and welcome, too, because of its neglected northern setting where so ...Read Review

Evie

By Julia Stoneham - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

I believe it was William Golding who, when asked about the rules for good writing replied, there are no rules. I see what ...Read Review

The Table of Less Valued Knights

By Marie Philips - Published 2014

Genres:

Fantasy

In these dark days it’s a relief to come across a novel providing such fun. Well-written, with a firm grasp of all ...Read Review

The Great Race

By David Hill - Published 2014

Genres:

NauticalNonfiction

This a real tour de force, a must-read for anybody interested in the beginnings of European settlement in the Great South Land, Australia. ...Read Review

The Girl from Hard Times Hill

By Emma Barnes - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is a quiet story although it turns out happily in the end. Any gloom, unfortunately, comes from the protagonist, Megan, who seems ...Read Review

The Night Run

By Bali Rai - Published 2014

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

The difficulty with this slim novel is that it falls between two stools. On the one hand, it is a straightforward adventure story; ...Read Review

Valentine Joe

By Rebecca Stevens - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

A time-slip novel featuring a modern teenager and events from the First World War published that such a war ‘must never happen again.’ ...Read Review

Rugby Warrior

By Gerard Siggins - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

This story is the second in a series about Eoin, Brian and school rugby in Ireland, the first being Rugby Spirit. I knew ...Read Review