Edward James

The Right Hand of the Sun

By Anita Mason - Published 2008

Genres:

Adventure

What is the most dramatic and extraordinary adventure ever recorded?  My vote must go to Cortes’s conquest of Mexico in 1521, when 500 Spaniards ...Read Review

The Maze of Cadiz

By Aly Monroe - Published 2008

Genres:

Thriller

Aly Monroe’s debut novel launches the career of Peter Cotton, British Intelligence officer, which Monroe intends to follow through the post-war years ...Read Review

Sanctuary

By Raymond Khoury - Published 2007

Genres:

Thriller

The Knights Templar again, with another secret they have guarded across the centuries: the elixir of life, no less. However, the Templars seem ...Read Review

Master and Commander

By Patrick O'Brian - Published 2003 (US)Published 2007 (UK)

Genres:

AdventureNautical

What can a reviewer say about Patrick O’Brian? He is a classic, or at least his Aubrey & Maturin series is, as ...Read Review

Rogue Officer

By Garry Douglas Kilworth - Published 2007

Genres:

Military

This is the fifth book in the ‘Fancy Jack’ Crossman series, following the adventures of a British soldier through the various imperial wars ...Read Review

The Muscovy Chain

By John Pilkington - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Can the modern genre of the detective story be transposed to cultural settings where there is no police force, no forensic science and ...Read Review

the Painted Messiah

By Craig Smith - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

I doubt that I will risk appearing in court if I say that this is another thriller inspired by The Da Vinci Code. ...Read Review

Pelagia and the Black Monk

By Boris Akunin - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Did you know that Boris Akunin writes detective stories as well as thrillers? Neither did I, but the first two of his Sister ...Read Review

Ghostwalk

By Rebecca Stott - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

This is a strange and intriguing book, part detective mystery, part love story, part ghost story. It is set in Cambridge from 2003 onwards ...Read Review

Wolf of The Plains

By Conn Iggulden - Published 2007

Genres:

AdventureBiographical Fiction

The author is best known as the author of the Emperor series of books based on the life of Julius Caesar. The first ...Read Review