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The Marriage Game

By Alison Weir - Published 2014Published 2015


Biographical Fiction

In this new novel, Alison Weir shows why she is the best-selling female historian in the UK, charting Elizabeth’s perilous, intricate passage ...Read Review

Daughter of Catalonia

By Jane MacKenzie - Published 2014


The publicity blurb for this book likens it to a Victoria Hislop novel, and the comparison is just, if what is meant is ...Read Review

The Masterful Mr Montague

By Stephanie Laurens - Published 2014



Confession time. Stephanie Laurens is my guilty pleasure. The romance is overblown, the heroines ‘spirited’ and the heroes – all in tightly fitting, Mr ...Read Review

Out of the West

By Kevin Sullivan - Published 2013



This book begins with a quote from the Odyssey, which is appropriate enough for a novel set partly in Greece. The quote is, ...Read Review

God’s Traitors: Terror and Faith in Elizabethan England

By Jessie Childs - Published 2014



This book follows the history of England’s Catholics between the accession of Elizabeth I and the Gunpowder Plot, through the lives of ...Read Review

The Shadow Queen

By Rebecca Dean - Published 2012


Biographical Fiction

Most of us know Wallis Simpson for what she is most famous: Edward VIII’s love for the twice-divorced woman was the precipitating ...Read Review