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The Story Keeper

By Anna Mazzola - Published 2018Published 2018-07-26

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The real hero, or maybe villain, of this book is the island of Skye, the largest island in the Inner Hebrides off the ...Read Review

Against All Odds: Walter Tull the Black Lieutenant

By Stephen Wynn - Published 2018

Genres:

MilitaryNonfiction

Walter Tull, born in Kent to West Indian parents, was the first black officer in the British army to lead white troops into ...Read Review

Hitler’s Munich Man: The Fall of Admiral Sir Barry Domville

By Martin Connelly - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

Admiral Domville was a distinguished naval officer during WW1 who later became Director of Naval Intelligence. After retiring in 1936 he became a high-profile ...Read Review

Railways & the Raj

By Christian Wolmar - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

‘Love India and you have to love its railways’, writes Christian Wolmar. If you love either railways or India, and especially if you ...Read Review

Alfred’s Britain: War and Peace in the Viking Age

By Max Adams - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

The title Alfred’s Britain is misleading, and the sub-title better explains the contents of the book. For sure Alfred figures prominently, but ...Read Review

The Queens of Georgian Britain

By Catherine Curzon - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

Most of you probably know quite a lot about the first four Georges who sat on the British throne, but what do you ...Read Review

The Wicked Cometh

By Laura Carlin - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

This is a beautiful book, inside and out. For once you can judge a book by its cover, in this case purple suede ...Read Review

Black Robe

By Brian Moore - Published 2017Published c1985

Genres:

LiteraryThriller

The black robe of the title is a Jesuit missionary, Father Laforgue, who arrives in 17th– century French Canada hoping for martyrdom among ...Read Review

How to Stop Time

By Matt Haig - Published 2017Published 2018

Genres:

Time-slip

This is a book about time travel, but not travel back in time. The hero, known in the present as Tom Hazard, travels ...Read Review

The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God’s Holy Warriors

By Dan Jones - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

The Templars gives you what it says on the cover: a narrative history of the Knights Templar, and it is detailed, scholarly, lengthy ...Read Review