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Swords in the East (Sir Robert Carey Mysteries Omnibus)

By P. F. Chisholm - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

This is the latest in a series following the historical figure of Robert Carey, a lawman on the English/Scottish border in the ...Read Review

Swords in the East (Sir Robert Carey Mysteries Omnibus)

By P. F. Chisholm - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is a compendium edition of two previously published books, part of a series on Robert Carey, a cousin of Queen Elizabeth I ...Read Review

The Blood of Princes

By Derek Birks - Published 2018

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This is the latest story of the Elder clan, a fictional family living in the turbulent times of the wars of the Roses. ...Read Review

The Medici

By Mary Hollingsworth - Published 2017

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Nonfiction

The notorious Medici were a Florentine family that rose to prominence through a highly profitable banking business.  They then dabbled in politics, art ...Read Review

The Shipyard Girls

By Nancy Revell - Published 2016

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1940, and Britain is at war and the majority of young adult men are off fighting, creating a shortage of skilled labour. The obvious ...Read Review

The Cross and the Curse

By Matthew Harffy - Published 2016

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AdventureMilitary

This story is set in the North of England, at a time when Kings were vying with each other for supremacy, Northumbria, Mercia ...Read Review

Yanks and Limeys: Alliance Warfare in the Second World War

By Niall Barr - Published 2015

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MilitaryNonfiction

In spite of the title, this book only covers land warfare in the European theatre and says nothing about the cooperation of navies ...Read Review

Great Military Disasters: From Bannockburn to Stalingrad

By Julian Spilsbury - Published 2015

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MilitaryNonfiction

This is a compendium of monographs, each describing a battle from history that did not, shall we say, go too well. The subtitle ...Read Review

The Great Fraud on the Bank of England

By David C. Hanrahan - Published 2014

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Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

This is an account of a particularly effective scam perpetrated against the Bank of England in 1873 by a group of American hustlers. As ...Read Review

The Fair Fight

By Anna Freeman - Published 2014Published 2015Published 2015-04-14

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The Fair Fight is, I think, just about the most well-written novel I have read in five years. The depiction of the situation ...Read Review