Charlotte Wightwick

The Four Horsemen

By Gregory Dowling - Published 2017



The Four Horsemen is the second in a series of books following the adventures of Alvise Marango, an 18th-century Venetian tourist guide and ...Read Review

Life and Death of the Wicked Lady Skelton

By Magdalen King-Hall - Published 2016


Originally published in 1944, the Life and Death of the Wicked Lady Skelton follows the career of Barbara Skelton, a 17th-century noblewoman who, bored ...Read Review

The Women of Baker Street: A Mrs Hudson and Mary Watson Investigation

By Michelle Birkby - Published 2017



The Women of Baker Street is an entertaining historical thriller set in Victorian London. It is based on the Arthur Conan Doyle characters ...Read Review

The Lunar Cats

By Lynne Truss - Published 2016



This is a novel about the fight between good and evil, of well-meaning retired librarians and adorable demon kittens. Alec Charlesworth, ex-librarian, occasional ...Read Review

The Autumn Throne

By Elizabeth Chadwick - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

The Autumn Throne is the third and final instalment of Elizabeth Chadwick’s Eleanor of Aquitaine trilogy. Eleanor – or Alienor as she would ...Read Review

The Lion’s Embrace

By Marie Laval - Published 2015



Harriet Montagu’s archaeologist father has been kidnapped in the Barbary States. Only Lucas Saintclair, a rude and uncouth local guide, and his ...Read Review

City of Wisdom and Blood / Heretic Dawn

By Robert Merle - By T. Jefferson Kline (trans.) - Published 2015Published 2016



City of Wisdom and Blood and Heretic Dawn are books two and three of Robert Merle’s Fortunes of France series, which follows ...Read Review

Sweetest Scoundrel

By Elizabeth Hoyt - Published 2015



Prim and proper Eve Dinwoody doesn’t let her fears stand in the way of her role as her half-brother’s business agent. ...Read Review

A Wicked Way to Win an Earl

By Anna Bradley - Published 2015



Delia Somerset only wants her sister Lily to be happy when she agrees to attend a house party – that is until she comes ...Read Review

Us Conductors

By Sean Michaels - Published 2014Published 2015


Biographical FictionLiterary

Sean Michaels’ debut novel has already won Canada’s 2014 Scotiabank Giller prize and deservedly so. It is a fictionalised account of the life ...Read Review