E.M. Powell

The Chelsea Strangler

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It’s 1665, and a stifling, half-deserted London is in the relentless, terrifying grip of the plague. The naval victory at the Battle of ...Read Review

Genghis Khan: The Man Who Conquered the World

By Frank McLynn - Published 2015

Genres:

Nonfiction

A new history by Frank McLynn is always a treat to be savoured, and his latest release is no exception. It’s a ...Read Review

Dacre’s War

By Rosemary Goring - Published 2015

Genres:

MilitaryThriller

This novel of the Scottish and English borders in the 16th century is the sequel to Goring’s debut, After Flodden. It is ...Read Review

Globe: Life in Shakespeare’s London

By Catharine Arnold - Published 2015

Genres:

Nonfiction

This book combines the history of London, Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre in an absorbing account of their respective cyclical fortunes. It is ...Read Review

King John: Treachery, Tyranny & the Road to Magna Carta

By Marc Morris - Published 2015

Genres:

Nonfiction

The year 2015 is the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, and there has been much renewed interest in King John. A number of new ...Read Review

The Girl from Cobb Street

By Merryn Allingham - Published 2015

Genres:

Romance

Growing up in an orphanage on East London’s Cobb Street, Daisy Driscoll has had to make her own way in the world. ...Read Review

Winter Siege

By Ariana Franklin - By Samantha Norman - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US & Can)

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

During the brutal winter of 1141, Stephen and Matilda tore England apart in their battle for its crown. The innocent were not spared, and ...Read Review

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors

By Dan Jones - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

Following on from his enthralling story of The Plantagenets, Dan Jones completes his epic history of medieval England in this book. The crown ...Read Review

Monsoon Mists

By Christina Courtenay - Published 2014

Genres:

Romance

This is book 3 in Courtenay’s Kinross series. It’s 1759, and widower Jamie Kinross has swapped the cold of the pine forests of ...Read Review

Tyrant: Force of Kings

By Christian Cameron - Published 2014

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

This is the sixth and final book in this series, which I had not come across before. Twin monarchs Satyrus and Melitta have ...Read Review