Karen Warren

A Jewish Girl in Paris

By Jamie Lee Searle (trans.) - By Melanie Levensohn - Published 2022


It is 1940, and Judith lives with her mother in a small flat in Paris. She is a student at the Sorbonne and works ...Read Review

Steel Girls on the Home Front (The Steel Girls)

By Michelle Rawlins - Published 2022



It is 1940, and a group of women have bonded over their work for the Vickers steel factory in Sheffield. Their men are away ...Read Review

The Colour Storm (UK) / The Color Storm (US/Can)

By Damian Dibben - Published 2022


It is 1510, the height of the Venetian Renaissance. Giorgione Barbarelli—known as Zorzo—is a young painter, fired by ambition but on the ...Read Review

The Midwife

By Tricia Cresswell - Published 2022


In 1838, a woman is discovered close to death on the Northumberland moorland. Joanna (later known as Mrs. Sharp) has no memory of her ...Read Review

The Resistance Girl

By Mandy Robotham - Published 2022



It is 1942, and Norway is occupied by Nazi troops. In Bergen, Rumi Orlstad is consumed by fury at the death of her fiancé ...Read Review

The Visitors

By Caroline Scott - Published 2021


Like many women in the 1920s, Esme Nicholls is grieving for her husband, killed in the First World War. The chance to spend ...Read Review

The Spirit Engineer

By A. J. West - Published 2021


Set in Ireland between 1914 and 1920, The Spirit Engineer is based on the true story of William Jackson Crawford and his encounters with the ...Read Review

The Royal Secret

By Andrew Taylor - Published 2021



Set in London in 1670, The Royal Secret is the fourth of Andrew Taylor’s novels featuring James Marwood and Cat Hakesby. Marwood is ...Read Review

Secrets at Bletchley Park

By Margaret Dickinson - Published 2021


Secrets at Bletchley Park follows the lives of two very different women from the 1930s to the Second World War. Mattie, living in ...Read Review

The Rose Code

By Kate Quinn - Published 2021



The Rose Code is the story of an unlikely friendship between three very different women working at the Bletchley Park intelligence centre in ...Read Review