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Thimblerigger

By Simon Rowbottom - Published 2015

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Literary

This novel can only be described as bizarre, but should one expect anything ordinary from the lead vocalist in a Merseyside rock group ...Read Review

The Last Night

By Cesca Major - Published 2016

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In August 1952 a flash flood swept away the tourist village of Lynmouth in north Devon. All the bodies which were recovered after the ...Read Review

Modern Crimes: A WPC Lottie Armstrong Mystery

By Chris Nickson - Published 2016

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Mystery/Crime

On one level this is a short police/crime novel in which the police crack the case and the criminals get their deserts. ...Read Review

We Also Served: The Forgotten Women of the First World War

By Vivien Newman - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

The title of this book does not do justice to its scope. In the preface, Vivien Newman observes that our remembrance of the ...Read Review

Moscow in the 1930s: A Novel from the Archives

By Natalia Gromova - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

Are you knowledgeable and passionate about Russian literature, art and music of the first half of the 20th century? If you are, this ...Read Review

Listen to the Child

By Elizabeth Howard - Published 2016

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MisLit – stories of unhappy childhoods – has become such a popular genre that entire shelves are devoted to it in the larger bookshops and ...Read Review

The Gate of the Dead

By David Gilman - Published 2016

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AdventureMilitary

To call this an action/adventure story is a massive understatement. The action is relentless, the body count is countless. But then this ...Read Review

Moonstone: The Boy Who Never Was

By Sjόn - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

In 1918, the world is in turmoil. WWI wreaks its havoc in Europe, and the Spanish flu is devastating communities around the world. Distant ...Read Review

Mister Memory

By Marcus Sedgwick - Published 2016Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

At one level this is a very good roman policier, set in Paris in the Belle Époque.  It begins with a crime passionnel ...Read Review

A Coin for the Hangman

By Ralph Spurrier - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Capital punishment seems so alien to modern Britain that it is a shock to be reminded that just over fifty years ago there ...Read Review

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