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The Woman in the Shadows

By Carol McGrath - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

This is the story of Elizabeth Cromwell, wife of Henry VIII’s minister, Thomas Cromwell, famous for dissolving the monasteries. But hasn’t ...Read Review

The Charge of the Light Brigade: Voices from the Past

By John Grehan - Published 2017



The charge of the Light Brigade in October 1854 must be the most famous cavalry skirmish in history. Thousands like it are long forgotten. ...Read Review

The Late Lord: The Life of John Pitt, 2nd Earl of Chatham

By Jacqueline Reiter - Published 2017



John Pitt was the son of a great man (William Pitt the Elder, 1st Earl of Chatham) and the brother of another (William ...Read Review

The Earth Is Weeping

By Peter Cozzens - Published 2016Published 2017



This is surely the definitive work on the Indian Wars in the American West (i.e. west of the Mississippi) from the end ...Read Review

The Spanish Knight’s Secret

By Peter H Christopher - Published 2017


This is a conspiracy novel in the classic formula, with two parallel time streams, ancient and modern. The ancient stream flows through Malta ...Read Review

Titan’s Bowman

By Victoria Blake - Published 2017


This book is a wonderful collection of chapters, all of them exquisitely crafted, most of them small—some very small, like the golden ...Read Review


By Stephan Abarbanell - Published 2017


In his afterword, the author declares that he wanted to describe Germany in the ‘time between the times’ at the end of WW2, ...Read Review

Kicking over the Traces

By Elizabeth Jackson - Published 2015



We start with a love triangle. Beautiful gypsy girl Florence has two suitors: the flamboyant and rather raffish lord of the manor, Garrett, ...Read Review

When the Sky Fell Apart

By Caroline Lea - Published 2016


The Channel Islands were one of the more peaceful places to spend the Second World War. They were occupied by the Germans in ...Read Review

The Irregular: A Different Class of Spy

By H. B. Lyle - Published 2017



The Irregular is an amazing mix of actual persons and events, persons and events from the author’s imagination and some from other ...Read Review

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