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Beat the Drums Slowly

By Adrian Goldsworthy - Published 2011



Set in Spain during the Peninsular War, the story follows the 106th regiment, led by Sir John Moore, as the regiment takes part ...Read Review

The Stones of London

By Leo Hollis - Published 2011



This is the story of twelve London buildings and the men who left their imprint on the fabric of the capital. In 1245, Henry ...Read Review

Evil on the Wind

By Diney Costeloe - Published 2009


This novel starts in 1937. When Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany in 1933 he set about establishing a pure Aryan race, wiping out ...Read Review

Fox, Cromwell’s Spy

By Nick McCarty - Published 2009


Biographical Fiction

I was glad when I reached the end of this book, especially as I am a Royalist sympathiser. The setting is in rural ...Read Review

The Summer Garden

By Paullina Simons - Published 2007


Set at the end of the Second World War, this is the conclusion to a saga that was set in motion in the ...Read Review

Savage Kingdom: Virginia and the Founding of English America

By Benjamin Woolley - Published 2007



A brilliant book, researched in great detail. It paints a picture of the life of the early settlers who arrived in Virginia in 1607, ...Read Review

The Seeds of Sin

By Anne Herries - Published 2006



After the death of Cromwell and the restoration of Charles Stuart to the throne of England, Sir Rupert Saunders returns from exile at ...Read Review