Mike Ashworth

The Scorpion’s Strike (Empire series)

By Anthony Riches - Published 2019

Genres:

Military

AD 186. The Scorpion’s Strike continues the story of Marcus Aquila’s fight for justice for himself and his family. Fresh from their ...Read Review

Council (The Helga Finnsdottir Mysteries)

By Snorri Kristjansson - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Helga Finnsdottir has settled near King Erik’s court in Uppsala. Her reputation as a healer is spreading, and her life seems settled; ...Read Review

Pirate Queen: The Legend of Grace O’Malley

By Tony Lee - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Grace O’Malley was lord of the O Maille dynasty in the west of Ireland. The story opens with her childhood, brought up ...Read Review

This Storm

By James Ellroy - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

This Storm is set in the wake of Pearl Harbour in 1941. Los Angeles reels behind the shock of the attack on Pearl Harbour, ...Read Review

Equator

By Antonin Varenne - By Sam Taylor (trans.) - Published 2019

Genres:

LiteraryWestern

Nebraska, 1871. Pete Ferguson is a murderer, army deserter, and is wanted for theft and arson. Changing his name to Billy Webb, he joins ...Read Review

Graceland

By Bethan Roberts - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

From the moment she first holds him, after his twin brother is stillborn, Gladys Presley loves her son ferociously. This is a love ...Read Review

The Serpent’s Mark (The Jackdaw Mysteries)

By S. W. Perry - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

London, 1591. Nicholas Shelby, physician and reluctant spy, has returned to Suffolk to the family farm. Heartbroken, he is mourning the death of his ...Read Review

Spies: Ireland’s War of Independence.

By Brian Gallagher - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

September 1920, Ireland. Spies tells the story of the War of Independence through the eyes of three children who are thrown together despite their ...Read Review

The Blood of Rome (Eagles of the Empire 17)

By Simon Scarrow - Published 2018

Genres:

Military

AD 55. When King Rhadamistus, ambitious, ruthless, cruel, and an ally of Rome, is ousted from Armenia, General Corbulo is tasked by the Emperor ...Read Review

Dark Water

By Elizabeth Lowry - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeNauticalThriller

Boston, 1883. Hiram Carver, a callow, pampered youth, takes up his first position as assistant surgeon on board USS Orbis. Aged 21, and never having ...Read Review