Geraldine Perriam

The Clay Dreaming

By Ed Hillyer - Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

This novel is set in London in May 1868 during the tour by the first Australian cricket team ever to come to England. The ...Read Review

Lord Dancy’s Delight

By Emily Johnson - Published 2009

Genres:

Romance

Amelia Longworth is travelling to England from Macaovia Portugal when she encounters Lord Dancy, returning from military duties on the Peninsula. He saves ...Read Review

Bath Belles

By Joan Smith - Published 2009

Genres:

Romance

Belle Haley travels with her mother and younger sister from Bath to London to inspect the house her murdered fiancé, Graham, left her ...Read Review

The Winter Ground

By Catriona McPherson - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The latest Dandy Gilver mystery is set in Perthshire in 1925/26 on the estate of Albert Wilson, a wealthy brickmaker (“the name tells you ...Read Review

Remittance Man

By Nara Lake - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeSaga

Set in Melbourne in 1885, this novel centres on Maude Hanford, “short, not quite pretty” and seeming to be as mousy as her hair. ...Read Review

The Kit-Cat Club: Friends Who Imagined a Nation

By Ophelia Field - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

In the late 1690s, a bookseller named Jacob Tonson began a scheme of paying young writers by feeding them in return for the ...Read Review

Earls of Paradise

By Adam Nicolson - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

This book explores the vision of Arcadia told through the life of a place and its inhabitants. The place is Wilton, in Wiltshire, ...Read Review

Long Shadows

By Rowena Summers - Published 2007

Genres:

Saga

Alice Chase, once a Londoner and now, in 1939, the wife of Walter, a saw mill worker in Somerset, contends with the lives and ...Read Review

Rites of Peace: The Fall of Napoleon & the Congress of Vienna

By Adam Zamoyski - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is an astonishingly rich work, packed with detail and analysis. Not simply about the Congress of Vienna, it establishes the historical context ...Read Review

Edward VI: The Lost King of England

By Chris Skidmore - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

The ‘tagline’ of this work is ‘the struggle for the soul of England after the death of Henry VIII’. This is important because ...Read Review