Mike Ashworth

The Angel of History

By Bruno Arpaia - Published 2007

Genres:

Adventure

Walter Benjamin leaves Berlin to escape Nazi persecution and begins a new life in Paris. Ignoring the impending signs of war and invasion, ...Read Review

The Slave Ship: A Human History

By Marcus Rediker - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

Countless thousands of words have been written about the slave trade and the industries built upon its products. In The Slave Ship, historian ...Read Review

The Dragon’s Tail

By Adam Williams - Published 2007

Genres:

RomanceThriller

Harry Airton is recruited by British Intelligence to become a double agent, working against the Chinese government. In the early 1960s he is ...Read Review

The Generals

By Simon Scarrow - Published 2007

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

The Generals is the second in Simon Scarrow’s quartet of novels focusing on Wellington and Napoleon. The book opens in 1796 with both ...Read Review

The Malice of Unnatural Death

By MICHAEL JECKS - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Exeter, 1324. When the body of a local craftsman and a King’s Messenger are found murdered, Sir Baldwin de Furnshill, the Keeper of ...Read Review

The Death of Glory

By Robin Neillands - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

1915 was a tough year for the British in France. The battles fought by the British army were either disasters or inconclusive; but the ...Read Review

The Lovers’ Room

By Steven Carroll - Published 2007

Genres:

Romance

It is autumn 1945 and Allen “The Spin” Bowler, an Australian in the British Army, is sent as an interpreter to work with the ...Read Review

Hearts of Stone

By Kathleen Ernst - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Fifteen-year-old Hannah finds herself the head of her family when her Cumberland Mountain home is torn asunder by the ravages of the Civil ...Read Review

Command

By Julian Stockwin - Published 2006 (UK)Published 2007 (US)

Genres:

AdventureNautical

It is the late 18th century, and Britain is at war with the French. At the start of the novel, Thomas Kydd is ...Read Review

A Prayer for the Damned

By Peter Tremayne - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Sister Fidelma of Cashel is a dalaigh or advocate of the law courts of 7th century Ireland. The year is AD 668, and the ...Read Review