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By David Ebsworth -
The song sayer in question is the blind Morgose, but this tale of post-Roman Britain is narrated by Merriden, friend and mentor of ...Read Review
By Liza Perrat -
Heloise is the midwife in a small mid-14th century French town, an occupation she inherited from her late mother and aunt, who ...Read Review
By Derek Birks -
Ned Elder has many friends and even more enemies, and they all come together in this last installment of Derek Birks’ Rebels and ...Read Review
By Julia Edwards -
Joe is an 11-year-old boy with a St Christopher medallion that enables him to travel back in time. Trouble is, he has little ...Read Review
By Penny Ingham -
Anya is both princess and priestess in Germania, but she is exiled for questioning the High Priest’s decisions and ordered to travel ...Read Review
By Bob Marshall-Andrews -
Camille Lefebre is an actress but, because of the laws in France about women appearing on stage, she acts as her twin brother, ...Read Review
By Shaun Ivory -
Conor O’Farrell, born en route to America from Ireland, is our hero in this first part of a series entitled America Made ...Read Review
By Thomas M D Brooke -
Gaius Cassius is a hero of Rome, loved and admired by all, but he hides his true feelings: that he was – and still ...Read Review
By Jenetta James -
Charlie Hayward is a private detective hired to look into the validity of a trust fund. The object of his investigations is struggling ...Read Review
By Howard of Warwick -
Hastings, 1066 – William has conquered, but he cannot prove it because the body of King Harold is missing. He sends his best man, probably ...Read Review
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