Linda Sever

She Wolf

By Dan Smith - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

It is the year 866 and a young Dane, Ylva (meaning ‘she-wolf’), finds herself orphaned in the strange land of Northumbria, after witnessing her ...Read Review

The Confessions of Frannie Langton

By Sara Collins - Published 2019

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It is 1826, and in London, a former Jamaican slave, Frannie Langton, is working as a servant to Mr and Mrs Benham, a highly ...Read Review

Lucky Button

By Michael Foreman (illus.) - By Sir Michael Morpurgo - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1970s London: Jonah has always struggled to fit in at school. He’s too busy to make friends, spending his time caring for ...Read Review

The Corset (UK) / The Poison Thread (US)

By Laura Purcell - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

This Victorian gothic tale, about two very different women whose lives intertwine, narrates the story of seamstress, Ruth, imprisoned for horrific murders, and ...Read Review

The Quanderhorn Xperimentations

By Andrew Marshall - By Rob Grant - Published 2018

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Great Britain in 1952, although few have noticed that it has been the same year for 65 years. People like the reassuring familiarity of class ...Read Review

Song Castle

By Luke Waterson - Published 2018

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Wales, 1176. The great lord of a newly-built castle is throwing a party, a contest of song, poetry and music, which he opens to ...Read Review

The Lie Tree

By Frances Hardinge - Published 2017Published 2018Published c2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1860s England, and Faith is the teenage daughter of an unsatisfactory marriage between a clergyman-naturalist father she adores and a vain, silly mother ...Read Review

Cuckoo Song

By Frances Hardinge - Published 2016Published 2018Published c2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

When Triss wakes up after an accident, she realises that something is very wrong, although she does not know what as she remembers ...Read Review

Riddle of the Runes

By Janina Ramirez - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

In the Viking town of Kilsgard, young investigator and shield maiden, Alva, along with her sniffer wolf, Fen, follow a series of clues ...Read Review

The Sword of Ice and Fire

By John Matthews - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

This novel opens with the Enchanter, Merlin, arriving in Avalon, carrying a baby, Arthur. Here he encounters the mysterious Nine women who guard ...Read Review