Mike Ashworth

Hue and Cry

By Shirley McKay - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

St. Andrews, Scotland, 1579. A young lawyer, Hew Cullen, returns home from France. His welcome home is lukewarm even from his family. He finds ...Read Review

Tutankhamun

By Nick Drake - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Thebes, 1324 BC. Tutankhamun has inherited an empire that should be at the height of power and glory. The King, only just 18 years old, ...Read Review

The Hidden War

By David Fiddimore - Published 2009

Genres:

Adventure

Set in 1948, the novel opens with tensions increasing between the Soviet forces and the western Allied forces in Berlin. As the situation deteriorates, ...Read Review

Siege of Khartoum

By John Wilcox - Published 2009

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

The year is 1884. General Gordon is under siege in Khartoum. Under pressure from public opinion the government has ordered General Wolseley to put ...Read Review

Sea Robber

By Tim Severin - Published 2009

Genres:

AdventureNautical

The book opens with Hector Lynch, pirate and fugitive, working for a slave trader on the Guinea Coast, West Africa. While waiting for ...Read Review

Zulu Hart

By Saul David - Published 2009

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

George Hart is the illegitimate son of a half-Irish, half-Zulu actress and a pillar of the British military establishment. His father refuses to ...Read Review

Boss of Bosses

By Clare Longrigg - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

This is the story of Bernardo Provenzano, Italy’s most notorious criminal. Provenzano was initiated into the Mafia in the 1950s when, for ...Read Review

Ice Land

By Betsy Tobin - Published 2009

Genres:

Fantasy

Ice Land is set in the year 1000 AD in Iceland, where Asgard, the home of the Norse gods, is portrayed as a mountainous ...Read Review

The Owl Killers

By Karen Maitland - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The year is 1321. Deep in the heart of the English countryside, an isolated village is controlled by a sinister group called the Owl ...Read Review

Cast Not the Day

By Paul Waters - Published 2009

Genres:

Literary

The central character of this book, set in the middle of the 4th century AD, is Drusus, a young British nobleman of Roman ...Read Review