Elizabeth Hawksley

The Raven’s Children

By Ruth Ahmedzi Kemp (trans.) - By Yulia Yakovleva - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Leningrad, 1938. Stalin’s Great Terror has engulfed Russia. In this frightening world, Stalin and his henchmen have absolute power. Like Orwell’s Newspeak, ...Read Review

Tomi: Tomi Reichental’s Holocaust Story

By Eithne Massey - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Tomi is a thoughtful re-telling of Tomi Reichental’s real-life story of how he survived the horrors of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, to ...Read Review

Fugitive from the Grave (Bow Street Rivals)

By Edward Marston - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

London, 1817. This is the fourth in Edward Marston’s The Bow Street Rivals series. The private detectives, twins Peter and Paul Skillen, are ...Read Review

Anne of Green Gables

By L. M. Montgomery - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Prince Edward Island, Canada, 1908. Eleven-year-old orphan Anne Shirley is thrilled to be adopted by Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert of Avonlea. But there is ...Read Review

Bowman of Crecy

By Ronald Welch - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

1346, the Welsh marches. Young Hugh Fletcher lives with a band of outlaws. After a run in with the tyrannical Sir Henry Mortimer of ...Read Review

Dirty Bertie: An English King Made in France

By Stephen Clarke - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

Edward VII has traditionally been regarded as of little political importance; and his years as Prince of Wales largely viewed as a series ...Read Review

The Poets’ Daughters: Dora Wordsworth and Sara Coleridge

By Katie Waldegrave - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

In this riveting and absorbing book, Katie Waldegrave examines the intertwining lives of Dora Wordsworth, daughter of the great Romantic poet, William, and ...Read Review

Ellie’s War: Come Home Soon

By Emily Sharratt - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

August 1914. War has just been declared, and fourteen-year-old Ellie doesn’t see why her father, Dr Phillips, must go to war. He talks ...Read Review

The Winter Horses

By Philip Kerr - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Winter, 1941, Ukraine. The Nazis have invaded Russia, leaving death and destruction in their wake. Not only have they massacred indiscriminately, they also have ...Read Review

The Case of the Bogus Detective

By Caroline Lawrence - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/CrimeWestern

Nevada Territory, 1863. In P K Pinkerton’s fourth mystery, our young hero, aged twelve, is thrilled when famous detective, Mr Robert Pinkerton, together ...Read Review

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