Mary Sharratt

The Devil’s Paintbrush

By Jake Arnott - Published 2009

Genres:

Military

Paris, 1903. A homosexual scandal has shattered a British military hero’s career. Sir Hector MacDonald is at his nadir when he encounters an ...Read Review

Sarah’s Key

By Tatiana de Rosnay - Published 2007 (US)Published 2008 (UK)

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Paris, 1942: ten-year-old Sarah Starzynski locks her four-year-old brother in a secret cupboard to keep him safe when the French police come to arrest ...Read Review

The Last Gospel

By David Gibbins - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  1st century CE: the lame Claudius, not yet Emperor of Rome, travels to Galilee where he meets a charismatic young carpenter, Joshua ...Read Review

Light

By Margaret Elphinstone - Published 2007

Genres:

Literary

Off the Isle of Man lies the tiny island of Ellan Bride, an outpost of fabulous isolation, often veiled from the outside world ...Read Review

Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance

By Gyles Brandreth - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Oscar Wilde makes his debut as a fictional sleuth in this recent addition to the spate of historical detective novels showcasing famous historical ...Read Review

Bury Her Deep

By Catriona McPherson - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Captivating and beautifully written, this third book in the Dandy Gilver mystery series is set in 1920s Scotland. Our heroine, a respectable matron ...Read Review

The poison Maiden

By Paul Doherty - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This second book in the Mathilde of Westminster series takes us to the court of Edward II in 1308. England is on the brink ...Read Review

The Perfect Summer: Dancing Into Shadow in 1911

By Juliet Nicolson - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

“I have been born at the end of the age of peace and can’t expect to feel anything but despair,” E.M. ...Read Review

Lands Beyond The Sea

By Tamara McKinley - Published 2007

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This multi-generational saga of the clash of cultures in Australia begins 50,000 years ago, exploring the lives of the indigenous hunter-gatherers, richly detailing their ...Read Review

An Accomplished Woman

By Jude Morgan - Published 2007

Genres:

LiteraryRomance

Jude Morgan follows up his tragic and haunting novel Symphony with this witty, Jane-Austen-inspired comedy of errors. Ten years ago Lydia Templeton spurned ...Read Review