Doug Kemp

Firefly

By Janette Jenkins - Published 2013

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Jamaica 1971, and Sir Noël Coward is in declining health, living out his final years in the sun and heat at his eponymous ...Read Review

The Windsor Faction

By D.J. Taylor - Published 2013

Genres:

Alternate History

It is the first few months of the Second World War, and the British are in that curiously suspended situation, wondering when, if ...Read Review

A Wolf in Hindelheim

By Jenny Mayhew - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Rural Germany, 1926. Set in an isolated small village, this story relates a series of strange events and the human irrationality and unpleasantness it ...Read Review

This House is Haunted

By John Boyne - Published 2013

Genres:

Thriller

Norfolk, 1867. Eliza Caine, aged 21, is alone in the world after the sudden death of her father. Still grieving, on a whim she moves ...Read Review

The Undiscovered Country

By Carl Watkins - Published 2013

Genres:

Nonfiction

Until quite recently, the subject of death was not a subject that attracted considerable academic interest. It was left mostly to the church ...Read Review

The Daylight Gate

By Jeanette Winterson - Published 2012Published 2013

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This is a short novel about the infamous hunting down and trial of the Lancashire witches in 1612. Jeanette Winterson admits to being fairly ...Read Review

Three Houses

By Angela Thirkell - Published ©1931Published 2012

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is a richly nostalgic and evocative account of the writer’s childhood with her younger brother (who also went on to publish ...Read Review

Life After Life

By Kate Atkinson - Published 2013

Genres:

FantasyLiterary

Ursula Todd is born in February 1910 to a comfortable middle class family in the ease and seemingly unending stability of England’s Edwardian ...Read Review

The Monster’s Lament

By Robert Edric - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

London in the spring of 1945, and the country is starting to think about the ending of the Second World War, and what this ...Read Review

The Streets

By Anthony Quinn - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

London 1882, and the young David Wildeblood starts work on Henry Marchmont’s staff as researcher/journalist on the weekly publication The Labouring Classes ...Read Review