Janet Williamson

Landwaster

By Michael Burr - Published 2009

Genres:

AdventureBiographical Fiction

This is the story of Harald Hardraada, half-brother to the King of Norway, who leads his Viking mercenaries on a brutal raid on ...Read Review

Nero: A Novel

By Vincent Cronin - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This novel is written in the form of a memoir by Mela, the younger brother of Lucius Seneca, who is invited by Agrippina, ...Read Review

The Weed that Strings the Hangman’s Bag

By Alan Bradley - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Flavia de Luce is eleven years old, bold, precocious and great fun. In 1950 in the village of Bishop’s Lacey, Flavia lives in ...Read Review

Six Graves to Munich

By Mario Puzo - Published 2010

Genres:

Thriller

This debut novel by Mario Puzo is a revenge-based thriller set in 1955. It tells the story of Michael Rosen, a man blessed with ...Read Review

The Second Woman

By Kenneth Cameron - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

In 1881 Russian Jews were placed in the Pale of Settlements, Pilzna, during the pogroms. Thirteen children in hiding were betrayed and burned to ...Read Review

The Half-Slave

By Trevor Bloom - Published 2010

Genres:

Adventure

This novel, set in 476 AD, depicts the fighting for control between the warring Germanic Saxons and Franks as they journey through Europe to ...Read Review

Springtime in Burracombe

By Lilian Harry - Published 2009

Genres:

Saga

This is the fourth of Lilian Harry’s Burracombe novels. It opens in the spring of 1953 with an accident befalling elderly Constance Bellamy, ...Read Review

Something Hidden

By Nick Blackstock - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  In 1928 a train crash and fire in Gloucestershire killed twenty people. Among the dead are two beautifully dressed children, a boy about ...Read Review

From Dachau to D-Day

By Helen Fry - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

  In a twist of fate, German Jew Willy Hirschfield’s father transferred his family to Bonn from Graudenz fearing the worst if ...Read Review

Freud’s War

By Helen Fry - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

Sigmund Freud has been extensively written about, but Helen Fry’s book concerns his life as a father to Martin, and his son, ...Read Review