Elizabeth Hawksley

A Christmas Gift

By Katie Flynn - Published 2019



Liverpool, 1939, and Britain is now at war with Germany. 16-year-old Lizzy Atherton is desperate to get herself and her vulnerable mother away from ...Read Review

The Unseen Hand (Home Front Detective)

By Edward Marston - Published 2019



London 1917. In this, the eighth in Marston’s Home Front Detective series, Inspector Marmion and Sergeant Keedy find themselves saddled with an unusual ...Read Review

Workhouse Nightingale

By Holly Green - Published 2019


1850s. Dora Latimer, an illegitimate, mixed-race girl, is brought to England by her sea-captain father and brought up with his other children, to ...Read Review

The Falling Sword (Clash of Empires)

By Ben Kane - Published 2019



198 BC. The wolves of Macedon and Rome are circling, and the prize is Greece. Once a league of proud and independent city-states, Greece ...Read Review

In the Shadow of Heroes

By Nicholas Bowling - Published 2019


Children/Young Adult

1st-century AD, Rome. The power-crazed Emperor Nero is determined to get his hands on the fabled Golden Fleece, and his armed guards will ...Read Review

The Bluebird Girls

By Rosie Archer - Published 2019


Hampshire 1939. World War II has started, and three young girls are about to have their worlds turned upside-down. Rainey and her mother are ...Read Review

The New Achilles (Commander)

By Christian Cameron - Published 2019



226 BC. Bronze Age Greece is in trouble. Once, the Achaean League, an alliance of city-states in the Peloponnese, worked together to protect themselves, ...Read Review

The Steam Whistle Theatre Company

By Vivian French - Published 2019


Children/Young Adult

Victorian London. Pa Pringle’s family theatre company, newly renamed The Steam Whistle Theatre Company, is heading north to Uncaster by train (a ...Read Review

The Time Travel Diaries: Time Travel Diaries 1

By Caroline Lawrence - Published 2019


Children/Young AdultTime-slip

Billionaire Solomon Daisy has invented a time machine and placed the travel portal in the recently-excavated Roman Mithraeum in London. He is obsessed ...Read Review

Erebus: The Story of a Ship

By Michael Palin (author) - Published 2018



In 1826, HMS Erebus, a ‘bomb’ vessel strong enough to carry heavy mortars, was built of oak and reinforced with iron. In 1839, having demonstrated ...Read Review

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