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Calista

By Laura Rahme - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Berkshire, 1848. Inspector Maurice Leroux arrives at Alexandra Hall to investigate a series of unexplained deaths: first of Calista herself, a Greek peasant girl ...Read Review

Angels of Mud

By Vanessa Nicolson - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

London, 1959: An only child of a lonely mother and a bookseller father, Cara grows up alongside the vibrant “Little Italy” community of Clerkenwell. ...Read Review

Signed, A Paddy: An Irish Immigrant Story (Paddy series)

By Lisa Boyle - Published 2021

Genres:

Saga

County Cork, 1848. Rosaleen, aged 15 and the last of her family, hurriedly buries her mother’s corpse in unconsecrated ground. The potato blight compels ...Read Review

The Mad Women’s Ball

By Frank Wynne (trans.) - By Victoria Mas - Published 2021

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Paris, 1885. In the Salpȇtrière Asylum, sixteen-year-old Louise is roused from sleep to go to a lecture, of which she will be ...Read Review

The Prince of the Skies

By Antonio Iturbe - Published 2021

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Iturbe’s second novel opens at Le Bourget Aerodrome, Paris, in 1922. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s plane is described as an ungainly, oversized ...Read Review

The Wastrel’s Daughters

By Arabella Brown - Published 2021

Genres:

Romance

In Regency Harrogate, sisters Polly and Anne Selby have been left in precarious circumstances by their father’s improvidence. Even the house they ...Read Review

Prague 1938

By Dara Kavanagh - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

“1938 is a catastrophic date in the history of the Czech people, a people who have never lacked for catastrophic dates”. This novel is ...Read Review

The All Human Wisdom

By Pierre Lemaitre - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

Paris, 1927. ‘No-one quite knew what was being buried today, an important French banker, or the bygone era he personified.’ Marcel Péricourt is ...Read Review

Landfall

By Hugh Fitzgerald - By Ryan - Published 2021

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The Elizabethans who colonised Ireland described their work as a pacification, but in reality, they came to lay waste. Ryan writes with the ...Read Review

The Elf and the Red Priest

By Liam Sternberg - Published 2021

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Venice, 1704: This is the fictionalised story of the violinist Anna Maria della Pietà, (c. 1696-1782) in the years when Antonio Vivaldi was Master ...Read Review

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