Katherine Mezzacappa

Freedom Dues

By Indra Zuno - Published 2020


1729: Poverty drives fifteen-year-old Antrim linen weaver Blair Eakins and his brother to emigrate as indentured servants to Maryland. On a prison ship, Mallie ...Read Review

An Independent Heart

By Elizabeth Grant - Published 2020



February 1814: A pawn in her brother’s bid to enter Parliament, Claire Lammond enters into an arranged marriage with Captain Justin Sumners, lately ...Read Review

The Girl From the Workhouse

By Lynn Johnson - Published 2020



The Potteries, Staffordshire, in 1911: Ginnie Jones’s father’s sight is failing and he cannot work, so she is sent to Haddon Workhouse. ...Read Review

The Prisoner in the Tower (A Drusilla Davanish Mystery)

By Dawn Harris - Published 2019



This novel could justly be described as a ripping yarn. Set mainly on the Isle of Wight in 1794, the marvellously alliterative Drusilla Davanish ...Read Review

A Sister’s Song

By Molly Green - Published 2020



The second in Green’s The Victory Sisters series, this wartime saga has Suzanne Linfoot, a talented violinist, joining the Entertainments National Service ...Read Review

A Thousand Moons

By Sebastian Barry - Published 2020



Set around Paris, Tennessee, in the aftermath of the Civil War, this stand-alone sequel to Barry’s Days without End (2016), is compellingly and ...Read Review

Tell Me How It Ends

By Isabelle Grey - Published 2020



London, 1963: the beautiful, enigmatic singer Delia Maxwell disappears the week she is supposed to sign her first film contract. Frank Landry, a security ...Read Review

Angelica, Paintress of Minds

By Miranda Miller - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

This fictionalised account of the life of Angelica Kauffmann (1741-1807), Swiss-born portraitist, history painter and one of the two female founders of the ...Read Review

To Cook a Bear

By Mikael Niemi - Published 2020



1852: A young girl disappears from the remote community of Pajala in northern Sweden, near the border with Finland. When her body is found, ...Read Review

The Witch of Delft

By C. - By De Melo - Published 2020


Holland, 1670: seventeen-year-old Mila Vos tramps across a wintry landscape that could have been painted by Ruisdael. Mila, who has inherited a gift for ...Read Review

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