Nicky Moxey

A World on Fire

By James Heneage - Published 2018

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Did you, as a child, watch scary TV from behind the sofa? This is the lasting reaction I had to this book. It’...Read Review

Kin

By Snorri Kristjansson - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

This novel’s cover shows an archaeologically-correct-looking longhouse. It’s a tale about Vikings, and it reads like a saga of old! The ...Read Review

Bethlehem

By Nicholas Blincoe - Published 2017

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Nonfiction

Reading this book in a week when President Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel lent this book a political supercharge. The ...Read Review

Gibraltar: The Greatest Siege in British History

By Lesley Adkins - By Roy Adkins - Published 2017

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Nonfiction

This book is fascinating. It’s excellently well written, painting the characters involved in a very engaging way—one of those superbly done ...Read Review

Daughters of India

By Jill McGivering - Published 2017

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This is Jill McGivering’s third novel, all informed by her journalistic career in Asia, and featuring sympathetically-described women. Set in India just ...Read Review

The Green Count

By Christian Cameron - Published 2017

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AdventureMilitary

This book continues the tale of William Gold, whom we first meet in The Ill-Made Knight and The Long Sword. To date, Will’...Read Review

The Traitor’s Niche

By Ismail Kadare - By John Hodgson (trans.) - Published 2017

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Literary

The book opens at the heart of the Ottoman Empire. We are in a square in the ancient Imperial capital; and in this ...Read Review

Incendium

By A.D. Swanston - Published 2017

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Thriller

Fire, fear, and rebellion—first in France, then in England, aimed at the deposition of Queen Elizabeth, and the restoration of Catholic Queen ...Read Review

Empires in the Sun: The Struggle for the Mastery of Africa

By Lawrence James - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

Starting with the shelling of Algiers by a French battle fleet in 1830, Lawrence James paints a deep and nuanced picture of the relationship ...Read Review

The Shogun’s Queen

By Lesley Downer - Published 2016

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January 1853, or the Year of the Dog, third year of the Kaei era, a yang metal year – and an armed American fleet is ...Read Review