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By Pam Lecky -
Pam Lecky’s third instalment in the Sarah Gillespie series sees our intrepid Irish heroine taking care of a volatile young woman that ...Read Review
By Sophie Keetch -
This is a stunning retelling of the story of Morgan le Fay from a talented debut author. Morgan’s story has been told ...Read Review
By Stacey Thomas -
It is 1645, towards the end of the first Civil War. When his brother dies, Nicholas Pearce is ordered by his father to be ...Read Review
By Christina Courtenay -
Courtenay is without a doubt the Queen of Viking Romance. Along with several other time-slip romances, Courtenay has now written five books in ...Read Review
By S.J.A. Turney -
This is the third book in Turney’s Wolves of Odin series. The series features a band of Viking mercenaries as they travel ...Read Review
By Bella Ellis -
The latest book in the acclaimed series by Bella Ellis which features the Brontë sisters as amateur detectives is just as fun, thrilling, ...Read Review
By M. A. Kuzniar -
Midnight in Everwood is Kuzniar’s first novel for adults, having previously published for children. The fact that the author writes for children ...Read Review
By Alexis Henderson -
This follow-up to The Year of the Witching sees the author continue to explore dark historical fantasy worlds and women’s place within ...Read Review
By Eve McDonnell - By Ewa Beniak-Haremska (illus.) -
The Irish author of Elsetime returns with a second book for children aged nine and above, set in Paris in 1888 as the city ...Read Review
By Sean Lusk -
Opening in the middle of the 18th century and moving between London, rural England and Constantinople, this novel is historical fiction laced with ...Read Review
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