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The Looking Glass House

By Vanessa Tait - Published 2015

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Vanessa Tait is the great-granddaughter of Alice Liddell, the Alice of Alice in Wonderland and Alice Through the Looking Glass. In her childhood ...Read Review

Paternoster

By Kim Fleet - Published 2015

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Mystery/Crime

I am a natural to review this book. The locations are mostly just a short walk from where I live. This is Fleet’...Read Review

A Want of Kindness

By Joanne Limburg - Published 2015

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Biographical FictionLiterary

Joanne Limburg considers that Queen Anne has been neglected by novelists in comparison with other English and British monarchs (Anne was the first ...Read Review

The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife and the Missing Corpse

By Piu Marie Eatwell - Published 2015

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Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

You couldn’t make it up! No wonder this series of court cases was the sensation of late Victorian and Edwardian England. This ...Read Review

Flood of Fire

By Amitav Ghosh - Published 2015

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EpicSaga

The adjective which springs most readily to mind on reading this book is ‘vast’ – or perhaps I should spell it V – A – S – ...Read Review

1815: Regency Britain in the Age of Waterloo

By Stephen Bates - Published 2015

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Nonfiction

1815 was commissioned by the publishers as part of their ‘A Year in History’ series, Stephen Bates having already contributed an earlier book covering 1846. ...Read Review

Jakob’s Colours

By Lindsey Hawdon - Published 2015

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Literary

If you like historical novels with a fast-moving story told in chronological order, this is not the book for you. At first sight ...Read Review

Holy Spy

By Rory Clements - Published 2015

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Mystery/CrimeThriller

This is the seventh book in Clements’ John Shakespeare series. John is the fictional elder brother of Will Shakespeare, who often has a ...Read Review

Plague Land

By S. D. Sykes - Published 2014

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Mystery/Crime

This is a mediaeval murder/mystery which begins with a murder and ends with the murderer unmasked, but it is much more than ...Read Review

Warlord’s Gold

By Michael Arnold - Published 2014

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AdventureMilitary

This is the fifth book in Michael Arnold’s Civil War Chronicles, following the career of Captain Stryker, mercenary soldier in the service ...Read Review