Katharine Quarmby

The Dictator’s Muse

By Nigel Farndale - Published 2021

Genres:

Thriller

This novel takes as its theme the build up to the 1936 Berlin Olympics, centering on the stories of three British young people caught ...Read Review

The Women of Troy

By Pat Barker - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

In this immersive read, Pat Barker takes up the threads of her previous book, The Silence of the Girls, continuing the story after ...Read Review

The Power Game: The Monsarrat Series

By Meg Keneally - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

A boatman is murdered on a remote island off Van Diemen’s Land, in convict-era Australia. The authorities seek to convict a well-known ...Read Review

Castle Macnab: Richard Hannay Returns

By Robert J. Harris - Published 2018

Genres:

Thriller

This is the second in a series of books by Robert J Harris which pay homage to the classic adventure stories of John ...Read Review

The Lost Daughter

By Sylvia Broady - Published 2018Published 2019

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Set in Hull, East Yorkshire, in 1930, Broady tells the story of Alice Goddard, a woman fleeing domestic violence at the hands of her ...Read Review

The Yearning Heart

By Sylvia Broady - Published 2018

Genres:

Romance

This novel is a curl-up-on-the-sofa read for lovers of historical romance. In war-time Britain, sixteen-year old Frances is forced into an intimate one-night ...Read Review

The Shadow Killer

By Arnaldur Indridason - By Victoria Cribb (trans.) - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the sequel to last year’s The Shadow District, with both books set in Reykjavík, Iceland, during the Second World ...Read Review

The River Maid

By Dilly Court - Published 2018

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The River Maid series is a new departure for the historical romance writer, Dilly Court. In this first book in the series, set ...Read Review

A Column of Fire

By Ken Follett - Published 2017

Genres:

Epic

This engrossing book is the third novel in Ken Follett’s Kingsbridge series. The first two were worldwide best sellers and the third ...Read Review

Arrowood

By Mick Finlay - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This highly readable novel plunges the reader into a mystery: what has happened to the brother of the beautiful and enigmatic Frenchwoman, Miss ...Read Review