Eva Ulett

The Desert of Souls

By Howard Andrew Jones - Published 2011



In 8th-century Baghdad, the scholar Dabir and household guard captain Asim escort their bored employer to the marketplace. A wise woman reads their ...Read Review

The Last of the Great Swashbucklers: A Bio-Bibliography of Rafael Sabatini

By Jesse F. Knight - By Stephen Darley - Published 2010



This volume is an extensive reference for the book collector and fan of the Anglo-Italian historical adventure writer. The bibliography contains a listing ...Read Review

Destiny and Desire

By Carlos Fuentes - By Edith Grossman (trans.) - Published 2011



It is difficult not to be drawn into a no that begins with the severed head of the protagonist telling his tale. So ...Read Review

Pirates of the Levant

By Arturo Pérez-Reverte - Published 2010



The sixth novel in the Captain Alatriste series is a rousing sea adventure that takes place in the Mediterranean and the Levant. Seventeen-year-old Íñ...Read Review

Dancing with Mr. Darcy

By Sarah Waters - Published 2009Published 2010


Short Stories

Collected in Dancing with Mr. Darcy are the winner of the Jane Austen Short Story Award and nineteen other selections. The stories are ...Read Review

Jane’s Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World

By Claire Harman - Published 2010



In the last year I’ve reviewed three derivative works of Jane Austen, and in the same period the HNS published upwards of ...Read Review

Shadow of the Swords

By Kamran Pasha - Published 2010


AdventureBiographical Fiction

Kamran Pasha brings the Third Crusade and the great personages of Richard the Lionheart and Salah al-Din ibn Ayyub (Saladin) on an intimate ...Read Review

The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham

By Selina Hastings - Published 2009Published 2010



Fascinating throughout, this epic biography of one of the great men of English letters covers Maugham’s unhappy childhood, a youth in which ...Read Review

The Wives of Henry Oades

By Johanna Moran - Published 2010


Biographical Fiction

The Wives of Henry Oades is an engrossing late 19th-century tale of unwitting bigamy. Henry and Margaret Oades move from London to New ...Read Review

Dearest Cousin Jane

By Jill Pitkeathley - Published 2010


Biographical Fiction

Based on the life of Eliza Hancock, cousin to Jane Austen, Dearest Cousin Jane offers an engaging glimpse into the lives of these 19...Read Review