Laura Shepperson

The Love of Geli Raubal

By Brenda Squires - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

I was not aware that Hitler had a niece, Geli Raubal, nor that his love for his niece, bordering on the inappropriate, caused ...Read Review

The End of Law

By Thérèse Down - Published 2016


The End of Law is a work of fiction tackling a subject that has seen very little coverage over the years: Nazi Germany, ...Read Review

Never Surrender: Winston Churchill & Britain’s Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940

By John Kelly - Published 2015



Never Surrender describes the political machinations taking place in Britain during 1939 and 1940, when the Cabinet debated whether to negotiate peace with Hitler or ...Read Review


By Sarah Walton - Published 2016


There are interesting stories alluded to in Sarah Walton’s Rufius, including the destruction of the Great Library at Alexandria, the repository for ...Read Review

British Bulldog: A Mirabelle Bevan Mystery

By Sara Sheridan - Published 2015



British Bulldog is the fourth novel in Sara Sheridan’s mystery series. I hadn’t read any of the previous novels, but it ...Read Review

Villa America

By Liza Klaussmann - Published 2015


Biographical Fiction

Liza Klaussmann’s novel promises to be a good read, a fictional depiction of Gerald and Sara Murphy, the golden couple who hosted, ...Read Review

The Hourglass Factory

By Lucy Ribchester - Published 2015



My mother always told me that it was my duty to vote, and not just a civic duty: “Women suffered so you could ...Read Review

Mr Mac and Me

By Esther Freud - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)


One should never judge a book by its cover. The cover to Mr Mac and Me, a fictionalisation of the time Charles Rennie ...Read Review

The First Bohemians

By Vic Gatrell - Published 2013Published 2014



Vic Gatrell’s The First Bohemians is both entertaining and erudite. A detailed discussion of the artists and community that worked in and ...Read Review

Home Front Girls

By Rosie Goodwin - Published 2013


Coventry suffered one of the worst air raids in World War II, a night of annihilation that destroyed three-quarters of the city centre ...Read Review