Edward James

A History of Women in Medicine: From Physicians to Witches?

By Sinead Spearing - Published 2019

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is not a book about women in the medical profession.  It goes much further back to the pagan Anglo-Saxons and beyond.  The ...Read Review

Exploring the Lives of Women, 1558-1837

By Carolyn D Williams - By Felicity Roberts - By Louise Duckling - By Sara Read - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

The Women’s Studies Group 1558-1837 was formed thirty years ago, and this collection of thirteen essays celebrates the anniversary.  The Group brings ...Read Review

Margaret Tudor: The Life of Henry VIII’s Sister

By Melanie Clegg - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

None of the Tudor royal family has lacked attention from historians and novelists, but perhaps the one who has attracted the least coverage ...Read Review

Pirates and Privateers in the 18th Century: The Final Flourish

By Mike Rendell - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

Nobody speaks of the Golden Age of Slavery or of Witch Hunting or Heretic Burning, but the equally unpleasant practice of piracy and ...Read Review

Convicts in the Colonies: Transportation Tales from Britain to Australia

By Lucy Williams - Published 2018

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Nonfiction

The most interesting part of Convicts in the Colonies is the section about the English and Irish convicts who were sentenced to be ...Read Review

Rome: A History in Seven Sackings

By Matthew Kneale - By Matthew Kneale (author) - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

Rome has been sacked more than seven times in its long history. The seven ‘sackings’ chosen by Matthew Kneale for this book include ...Read Review

Death March Escape: The Remarkable Story of a Man Who Twice Escaped the Nazi Holocaust

By Jack J Hersch - Published 2019

Genres:

Nonfiction

Although Death March Escape is a true-life story, it is structured like many historical novels in two time streams. The ‘historic’ stream concerns ...Read Review

The Unbeliever

By Oggy Boytchev (author) - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The Unbeliever is fictionalised history rather than historical fiction. It is based closely on the real-life story of a Bulgarian diplomat who was ...Read Review

The Battle for England

By Mr Bernard Neeson - Published 2017

Genres:

Alternate History

I remember when I was a schoolboy reading a passage from Churchill’s war memoirs in which he half-regretted that Hitler had never ...Read Review

Night Flight to Paris

By David Gilman - Published 2018

Genres:

Thriller

David Gilman is best known as the author of the Master of War series, following the blood-drenched adventures of an English mercenary soldier ...Read Review

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