Mike Ashworth

The Tomb of Zeus

By Barbara Cleverly - Published 2007Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The Tomb of Zeus introduces Laetitia Talbot, an aspiring archaeologist with a passion for adventure. The story opens in Crete in 1928 where Laetitia ...Read Review

The Lost Army

By Valerio Massimo Manfredi (trans. Christine Feddersen-Manfredi) - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureEpicMilitary

The Lost Army is the story of 10,000 Greek soldiers who are spearheading an attack on the Persian king, Artaxerxes, by his brother, Cyrus, ...Read Review

The Archivist’s Story

By Travis Holland - Published 2008

Genres:

Literary

Moscow 1939. Pavel Dubrov, a young archivist is given the final works by the author Isaac Babel to destroy. The young man in a ...Read Review

No Less Than The Journey

By E. V. Thompson - Published 2008

Genres:

Western

Wesley Curnow, a young miner leaves Cornwall for the United States in response to an invitation from his uncle, who is working on ...Read Review

God’s Executioner: Oliver Cromwell and the Conquest of Ireland

By Micheál Ó Siochrú - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

God’s Executioner opens in October 1649 with the seizing of the Charlemont fort in County Armagh and continues through to a conclusion in 1689 ...Read Review

City of Thieves

By David Benioff - Published 2008

Genres:

Epic

  It is 1941, and the siege of Leningrad is at its height. Lev, seventeen years old, is caught looting a dead German. However, ...Read Review

Little Hut of Leaping Fishes

By Chiew-Siah Tei - Published 2008

Genres:

Saga

This is the story of Minghzi, the first grandson of Master Chai, a feudal landlord and opium farmer who is determined that Minghzi ...Read Review

Equator

By Miguel Sousa Tavares (trans. Peter Bush) - Published 2008

Genres:

Epic

Luis Bernardo Valenca is a 37-year-old gentleman who owns a small shipping company. He lives a comfortable life, mixing with Lisbon’s high ...Read Review

The Minutes of the Lazarus Club

By Tony Pollard - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

London 1857. Dr George Phillips, a young, ambitious surgeon, is invited to join the Lazarus Club. The members of this exclusive club are some ...Read Review

Abigail’s Secret

By Roberta Grieve - Published 2008

Genres:

Romance

Abigail Cookson lives with her alcoholic father in Chichester. He physically abuses her and spends what little money he earns on beer. Abigail ...Read Review