Marilyn Sherlock

The Summer House Party

By Caro Fraser - Published 2020


It is summer 1936, and Sonia Haddon is hosting a party at a country house in Surrey. A motley collection of people is there, ...Read Review

The Golden Maid (The Smuggler’s Daughters)

By Evie Grace - Published 2020



This book takes us back to the Napoleonic Wars of the 18th century together with the coastal trades of smuggling, particularly in Kent ...Read Review

The Coming of the Wolf

By Elizabeth Chadwick - Published 2020


This book comes heralded as “The prequel to the bestselling and beloved novel The Wild Hunt” for which the author won a Betty ...Read Review

The Honey and the Sting

By E. C. Fremantle - Published 2020


Set in England in 1628, this book presents the lives of three sisters living on their own with the small son of the eldest ...Read Review

The Corpse in the Garden of Perfect Brightness

By Malcolm Pryce - Published 2020



It is 1948, World War II has ended, and the country is getting back on its feet. One of the first events is to ...Read Review

Out of Darkness, Shining Light

By Petina Gappah - Published 2020



This book covers the death of David Livingstone, and the way in which his body was transported, from where he died at Chitambo ...Read Review

The Rock Blaster

By George Goulding (trans.) - By Henning Mankell - Published 2020



This book covers the period from the beginning to the last half of the 20th century and follows the life of Oskar Johansson. ...Read Review


By Ellen Alpsten - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

This is the story of Catherine I of Russia, not to be confused with Catherine the Great. This Catherine was born in 1684 to ...Read Review

Stealing Roses

By Heather Cooper - Published 2019


Set on the Isle of Wight in 1862, this book is set within the scene of the opening of the new railway line from ...Read Review

To the Eastern Seas: Thomas Kydd 22

By Julian Stockwin - Published 2019



1810. Napoleon Bonaparte has been defeated for the time being, and the Navy is ordered to give its attention to other matters. Britain’s ...Read Review

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