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Just One More Day

By Jessica Blair - Published 2015

Genres:

Romance

The latest of Jessica Blair’s historical romance novels is a juxtaposition of the tense and the tender, the pain and the joys ...Read Review

A Study in Murder

By Robert Ryan - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Reimagining the Holmes-Watson partnership in the early decades of the 20th century is made easy, and comes alive in this latest “Dr Watson” ...Read Review

When Daddy Came Home

By Barry Turner - By Tony Rennell - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

The Second World War brought with it long separation of lovers, spouses and families. The armed services survived by concentrating on discipline, camaraderie ...Read Review

Before the Fall

By Juliet West - Published 2014

Genres:

Before the Fall is the debut novel by Juliet West, inspired by real events in London during the First World War. It was ...Read Review

The Bridges of Constantine

By Ahlem Mosteghanemi - By Raphael Cohen (trans.) - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

This book is the first of a best-selling, award-winning trilogy, originally published in Arabic in 1993 and in English in 1999. This re-release of the ...Read Review

Sex, Gender and Social Change in Britain Since 1880

By Lesley A. Hall - Published 2013

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is a book dealing with wide-ranging and controversial themes within the scope of sex and gender issues in Britain: from sex within ...Read Review

The Vampyre Family: Passion, Envy, and the Curse of Byron

By Andrew McConnell Stott - Published 2013

Genres:

Nonfiction

In the spring of 1816, Lord Byron’s refuge from notoriety in Geneva, together with a young doctor, John Polidori, coincided with that of ...Read Review

Reading Historical Fiction: the Revenant and Remembered Past

By Kate Mitchell - By Nicola Parsons - Published 2012

Genres:

Nonfiction

This scholarly collection of essays investigates historical fiction written from the 18th century to that produced in contemporary times. The book includes work ...Read Review

The Gilded Edge

By Danny Miller - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

When white, upper-class Johnny Beresford is found dead in Belgravia and a black nurse-come-prostitute Marcy Jones is bludgeoned to death in Notting Hill ...Read Review

The Second-Last Woman in England

By Maggie Joel - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Harriet Wallis, middle-class wife and mother in a respectable neighbourhood, has been accused of shooting her husband. But why would she want to ...Read Review