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A Snake Lies Waiting: Legends of the Condor Heroes Vol. III

By Anna Holmwood (trans.) - By Jin Yong - Published 2020

Genres:

Adventure

China, 1200 or thereabouts. In this third volume in the series, earnest young martial artist Guo Jing is in a pickle. Together with two ...Read Review

Death in the East (Sam Wyndham)

By Abir Mukherjee - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In early 1922, Captain Wyndham of the Imperial Police is on his way to a Hindu monastery in the Assamese hills, for a last-ditch ...Read Review

Scorpions in Corinth (Philocles 2)

By JM Alvey - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

After his comedy’s success in Athens, playwright Philocles and his actors are shipped off to Corinth, to bolster the wary alliance between ...Read Review

Gods of Jade and Shadow

By Silvia Moreno-Garcia - Published 2019

Genres:

Historical Fantasy

In 1927 young Casiopea, as the poor relation to a wealthy family, leads a Cinderella-esque life in a drab small town in Yucatan, quietly ...Read Review

She-Merchants, Buccaneers and Gentlewomen: British Women in India 1600-1900

By Katie Hickman - Published 2019

Genres:

Nonfiction

Were the memsahibs (British women living in India) responsible for the deteriorating relationships between British and Indians in the Subcontinent over the 19th ...Read Review

Shadows of Athens

By JM Alvey - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Imagine being a new playwright in 443 BC Athens, on the eve of having your comedy performed at the Dyonisia festival… Proud middle-class citizen ...Read Review

Dark Age

By James Wilde - Published 2018

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Later 4th-century Britannia is not a safe place. The well-ordered world of Rome’s rule is crumbling fast, and the “old ways” are ...Read Review

Smoke and Ashes (Sam Wyndham)

By Abir Mukherjee - Published 2018Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The Christmas of 1921 is approaching in Calcutta, and Captain Sam Wyndham of the Imperial Police Force could hardly care less. A shell-shocked war ...Read Review

The Girl in the Tower

By Katherine Arden - Published 2018

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As a highborn girl in 14th-century Russia, Vasilisa Petrovna should be leading a sheltered and pious life, waiting for a good marriage – like ...Read Review

All the World’s A Stage

By Boris Akunin - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1911 Moscow, renowned detective and self-described harmonious man Erast Fandorin expects to be involved in the investigation about minister Stolypin’s murder – and ...Read Review

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