Geoffrey Harfield

The Thieves of Pudding Lane

By Jonathan Eyers - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is an exciting action story for a ten- to thirteen-year-old boy or girl, set amid the terrors of the Great Fire of ...Read Review

The Sunrise

By Victoria Hislop - Published 2014

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1974 and Savvas, the ambitious owner of a luxury hotel in prosperous Famagusta, Cyprus, is greedy for more. Aphroditi is his gorgeous, childless wife ...Read Review

Red Shadow

By Paul Dowswell - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1941. The Nazis invade Russia. Misha, our teenage hero, tells us what life is like under Stalin and the NKVD. His father is a ...Read Review

Charles Dickens: Scenes from an Extraordinary Life

By Brita Granström - By Mick Manning - Published 2014

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

This wonderful picture storybook of Dickens’ life is ideal for eleven- to fifteen-year- olds. Revealing conditions of mid-19th century life in and ...Read Review

War Song

By James Riorden - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

War Song pictures working-class life in Portsmouth and nursing in France during WW1. Twin sisters, Dorothy and Florence, together with Mum and eight ...Read Review

Beyond Reason

By Gwen Kirkwood - Published 2014

Genres:

Romance

This is an extraordinary book, set in a remote part of early 19th century Lowland Scotland.  What is most extraordinary is the cliché...Read Review

The Moon Field

By Judith Allnatt - Published 2014

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This is a book about Britain in the Great War, and George, junior postman, his pranks as a youth, his infatuation and his ...Read Review

Biggles Flies East

By Capt. W E Johns - Published 2014

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultMilitary

First published by OUP in 1935, this is still a landmark in excitement for teenagers. Rip-roaring action and excellent characterisation follow Capt. James Bigglesworth, ...Read Review

To Dream Again

By Jeanne Whitmee - Published 2013

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With a bright, noisy start on Liverpool Street station in London at the start of WW2, we see the bustling crowds as Judy ...Read Review

Noor Inayat Khan

By Gaby Halberstam - Published 2013

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

This is a WW2 true story for children twelve to seventeen. Brave, unselfish and resourceful Noor, a Muslim pacifist aged 29, and a trained ...Read Review