Cathy Kemp

The Body in the Thames

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In early June, 1664, Thomas Chaloner was married in one of the fiercest summer storms in living memory. The presiding vicar seemed more concerned ...Read Review

Ghost Light

By Joseph O’Connor - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

An elderly woman, living alone in rented accommodation in a dilapidated tenement, would seem an unlikely character to engage the reader for the ...Read Review

A Vein of Deceit

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the 15th chronicle in the series featuring Matthew Bartholomew, a Fellow of Michaelhouse College. Living in 14th-century Cambridge, Bartholomew has an ...Read Review

The Westminster Poisoner

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  Setting The Westminster Poisoner during the festivities of Christmas and Twelfth Night of 1663-1664 gives Gregory ample opportunity to spin a complicated ...Read Review

Corsair: The Adventures of Hector Lynch

By Tim Severin - Published 2007

Genres:

AdventureNautical

The unfortunate Hector Lynch certainly gets his fair share of adventures in this novel and is still only eighteen years of age by ...Read Review

Sea of Lost Love

By Santa Montefiore - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

The choice of two picturesque coastal situations—the Cornish ancestral home of the Montague family and a former Italian convent turned guest house—...Read Review

Edward Trencom’s Nose

By Giles Milton - Published 2007

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

Prepare yourself for olfactory gastronomy in the cheese department. Milton’s first novel provides the brain with stimulation of an extraordinary kind, particularly ...Read Review

Chaucer and the Doctor of Physic

By Philippa Morgan - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Life for Chaucer in the 14th century would appear to have had its fair share of difficulties and intrigue. As poet, king’s ...Read Review

Gathering The Water

By Robert Edric - Published 2006

Genres:

Imagine how you would feel if your home was put under a compulsory purchase order and the area turned into a reservoir to ...Read Review

The Gypsy Madonna

By Santa Montefiore - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

During the occupation of France in the Second World War, “horizontal” collaboration with the German occupying forces resulted in ostracism for the women ...Read Review