Douglas Kemp

The Intoxicating Mr Lavelle

By Neil Blackmore - Published 2020

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London 1763, and brothers Edgar and Benjamin Bowen are to embark upon The Grand Tour to mainland Europe. They are close in age, around ...Read Review

Murder at the Natural History Museum (Museum Mysteries 5)

By Jim Eldridge - Published 2020

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Mystery/Crime

London in August 1895, and Daniel Wilson and Abigail Fenton return in their fifth adventure in the murder mystery series, all of which are ...Read Review

The Blitz Detective

By Mike Hollow - Published 2020

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Mystery/Crime

London’s East End in the early years of the Second World War. German bombing raids are increasing on the packed terraced streets ...Read Review

Jeeves and the Leap of Faith

By Ben Schott - Published 2020

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Writing a sequel can be a difficult exercise, more than seems obvious from a cursory consideration of the issue; the writer needs to ...Read Review

The Liar’s Dictionary

By Eley Williams - Published 2020

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Literary

Split between the 19th century and present day, this is a delightfully exuberant, playful novel that is difficult to categorise or briefly summarise. ...Read Review

The Canning Town Murder (Blitz Detective)

By Mike Hollow - Published 2020

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Mystery/Crime

Detective Inspector John Jago is back (the second in the series) in another wartime murder investigation in London’s East End. The body ...Read Review

The Light Within Us (The Spindrift Trilogy)

By Charlotte Betts - Published 2020

Genres:

Saga

Cornwall in the early 1890s. The story centres on a small group of young, and bohemian art students. Edith and Benedict Fairchild are ...Read Review

The Day My Grandfather Was a Hero

By Paulus Hochgatterer - Published 2020

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Literary

March 1945, Lower Austria.  Cornelia (Nelli) Deinhardt is a thirteen-year-old girl, whose family, it seems, had been killed in an Allied air raid in ...Read Review

Islands of Mercy

By Rose Tremain - Published 2020

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Bath, 1865 – Clorinda Morrissey, aged 38 and a spinster, has left her home of Dublin to try her fortune in England. After unfulfilling and tedious ...Read Review

The Graves of Whitechapel

By Claire Evans - Published 2021

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Mystery/Crime

Whitechapel, London in the winter of 1882. Cage (Micajah) Lackmann is a young-ish barrister, charming, handsome and a poet to boot, who ostensibly makes ...Read Review

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