Mike Ashworth


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



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


By Bethan Roberts - Published 2019


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



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


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



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



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

Death of an Eye (Eye of Isis Mysteries)

By Dana Stabenow - Published 2018



Alexandria, 47 BC. Cleopatra jointly rules Egypt with her brother, Ptolemy, at the behest of her lover, Julius Caesar. Her reign is beset by ...Read Review

Court of Wolves (New World Rising 2)

By Robyn Young - Published 2018


Henry Tudor has vanquished Richard III and sits on the throne of England. Lorenzo de Medici is engaged in a deadly game of ...Read Review

The Book of Boy

By Catherine Gilbert Murdock - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

1350. Boy is a hunchback. It is the only name he has ever known, apart from Monster. He tends a flock of goats in ...Read Review

The Rebel Killer (Jack Lark, Book 7): A gripping tale of revenge in the American Civil War

By Paul Fraser Collard - Published 2018



Virginia, 1861. Jack Lark is fighting for the Union in the Civil War. The book opens with the aftermath of battle. Following the defeat ...Read Review