Janis Pegrum Smith

Worm in the Blossom

By Susan Grossey - Published 2015



Worm in the Blossom, the third Sam Plank Mystery, delivers a well-written tale of crime for 1820s London constable, Sam Plank, to unravel, ...Read Review

The Bowes Inheritance

By Pam Lecky - Published 2015



The Bowes Inheritance is a stunning, captivating and all-round brilliant first novel from reader turned writer, Pam Lecky. It opens with her heroine, ...Read Review

Children of the Chieftan: Betrayed

By Michael E. Wills - Published 2015


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

When Jomsviking raiders return, during the burial ritual of their chieftain, the trading village of Birka is caught unawares and all the adults, ...Read Review

The Man in the Canary Waistcoat

By Susan Grossey - Published 2014



Bound within an extremely attractive cover, this well-produced sequel to Susan Grossey’s outstanding debut novel Fatal Forgery once again features the very ...Read Review

When Sorrows Come

By Maria Dziedzan - Published 2015


When Sorrows Come is a beautifully written, magnificent tale that is very difficult to put down. Based upon actual events and experiences, it ...Read Review

Song of the Sea

By Edwin Page - Published 2015



Set in the 1290s, Song of the Sea was inspired by the Mermaid of Zennor legend and relates the enchanting and atmospheric story ...Read Review

A Day of Fire: A Novel of Pompeii

By Ben Kane - By E. Knight - By Kate Quinn - By Sophie Perinot - By Stephanie Dray - By Vicky Alvear Shecter - Published 2014


Short Stories

I was suspicious of this book when I first picked it up; with six writers boldly credited on the cover my initial thoughts ...Read Review

The Towers of Tuscany

By Carol M. Cram - Published 2014


I began reading The Towers of Tuscany as an indie publication; it has since been picked up by a mainstream publisher, and rightly ...Read Review

Scenes from a Life

By Richard Abbott - Published 2013Published 2013-12-20


Scenes from a Life follows the scribe, Makty-Rasut, through his working life, decorating the tombs of ancient Egypt’s elite. Disturbed by vivid ...Read Review

A Just and Upright Man

By R J Lynch - Published 2013



As overseer to Lord Ravenshead, James Blakiston is a busy man, but not too busy to take the time to solve the mystery ...Read Review