Edward James

The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Breakout of WWI

By Neal Bascomb - Published 2018

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Nonfiction

Most of us have heard of the Great Escape of WW2, when 76 POWs tunnelled their way out of Stalag Luft 111 in 1943.  WW1 also ...Read Review

The Lost Story of the Ocean Monarch

By Gill Hoffs - Published 2018

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NauticalNonfiction

The Ocean Monarch was a large, well-found American emigrant ship which had carried hundreds of migrants from Liverpool to Boston.  She sank on 24 ...Read Review

The Red Ribbon: An Irregular Spy Thriller (Irregular 2)

By H. B. Lyle - Published 2018

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Thriller

The Red Ribbon is the sequel to The Irregular, which saw Capt. Vernon Kell setting up Britain’s miniscule Secret Service in 1908. By 1910 ...Read Review

Britain and Victory in the Great War

By Peter Liddle - Published 2018

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MilitaryNonfiction

This book is essential reading for anybody researching into or writing about WW1 and will be rewarding for all other readers.  It is ...Read Review

The Awful Killing of Sarah Watts: A Story of Confessions, Acquittals and Jailbreaks

By David Lassman - By Mick Davis - Published 2018

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Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

On 24 September 1851, 14-year old Sarah Watts was brutally murdered at a farmhouse near Frome in Somerset while her parents were at market. At ...Read Review

The Lost Daughter

By Gill Paul - Published 2018

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The idea that at least one of the children of Tsar Nicholas II might have survived the murder of the Romanov royal family ...Read Review

Smile of the Wolf

By Tim Leach - Published 2018

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Tim Leach’s previous novel, The Last King of Lydia, was set in an opulent, sunlit Mediterranean city-state in classical antiquity. Nothing could ...Read Review

Breakout at Stalingrad

By Heinrich Gerlach - Published 2018

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This is two books in one.  The first 550 pages is the book itself by Heinrich Gerlach, and the Appendix of 150 pages, by Carsten ...Read Review

Women and the Gallows, 1797-1837: Unfortunate Wretches

By Naomi Clifford - Published 2018

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Nonfiction

1797 to 1837 were the years of the ‘Bloody Code’, with 188 capital offences on the English statute book by 1815, most of them added since the ...Read Review

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