Marina Maxwell

Saturn’s Daughters: The Birth of Terrorism

By Jim Pinnells - Published 2013


Evgenya Grishina is eighteen when she comes into contact with “the Movement”, the first political group to call themselves terrorists and who engage ...Read Review

Leaving Everything Most Loved: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

By Jacqueline Winspear - Published 2013



In 1933 the body of Usha Pramal is found in a London canal, but Scotland Yard is slow to solve the murder. Two months ...Read Review

Little Exiles

By Robert Dinsdale - Published 2013


Convict transportation to Australia had ceased by the 1860s, but for the next century Britain sanctioned the exportation of another kind of human ...Read Review

Her Mother’s Secret

By Barbara Garland Polikoff - Published 2012


Children/Young Adult

Rifke and Jacob Goldman, Jewish immigrants, had fled a Russian pogrom with their family and settled in Chicago. Now, in the winter of 1892, ...Read Review

Amber Road

By Boyd Anderson - Published 2013


Singapore has long been a strategic British colony but, as 1941 dawns, its residents are ill-prepared for what is about to happen. Among them ...Read Review

Parlor Games

By Maryka Biaggio - Published 2013


Mae West once quipped that “good girls go to heaven, but bad girls go everywhere,” and this other May (Dugas) sure is one ...Read Review

The Aviator’s Wife

By Melanie Benjamin - Published 2013


Biographical Fiction

Anne Morrow leads a charmed, privileged life, and all her dreams seem to come true when she marries America’s aviator hero, Charles ...Read Review

Child of Vengeance

By David Kirk - Published 2013


Bennosuke is a lonely 13-year-old with a skin condition who lives in the village of Miyamoto and dreams of becoming a samurai warrior ...Read Review

Park Lane

By Frances Osborne - Published 2012


This novel has its origins in Frances Osborne’s own family background, and an inevitable comparison to the TV series Downton Abbey will ...Read Review

Freud’s Sister

By Christina E. Kramer (trans.) - By Goce Smilevski - Published 2012


Biographical FictionLiterary

In 1938, Sigmund Freud is granted an exit visa from Vienna with certain individuals of his choice. His four elderly sisters are not included, ...Read Review