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Wyld Dreamers

By Pamela Holmes - Published 2018


In the summer of 1972, a group of young people arrives at Wyld Farm, Somerset, ostensibly to renovate a dilapidated cottage on a farm ...Read Review

Betsy and Lilibet

By Sophie Duffy - Published 2018


London, 1926: two baby girls are born in London. One becomes Queen Elizabeth II. The other girl is the daughter of an undertaker south ...Read Review

Down to the Sea

By Sue Lawrence - Published 2019



This intriguing historical novel opens in 1981, when Rona and Craig move into a large sandstone mansion, Wardie House, Newhaven, Edinburgh, which they are ...Read Review

The Matrimonial Advertisement (Parish Orphans of Devon)

By Mimi Matthews - Published 2018-09-04



Helena Reynolds is so desperate to escape her life in London, she is willing to undertake the dangerous and solitary journey to marry ...Read Review

The Peterloo Massacre

By Robert Reid - Published 2018



On 16 August 1819, cavalry officers and local yeomanry forces in bright uniform and wielding sharpened sabres, charged into a motley crowd of approximately one ...Read Review

Yorkshire: A Lyrical History of England’s Greatest County

By Richard Morris - Published 2018



Yorkshire arguably is not one county. It has three distinct areas, once known as Ridings (Riding derives from thirding) although, due to government ...Read Review

The Girl from Oto

By Amy Maroney - Published 2016



This novel has a complicated, interconnecting dual timeline. One is contemporary in which Zari Durrell, an American art historian, secures work in Scotland ...Read Review

Learning to Fly

By V. M. Taylor - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

This biographical novel tells the story of an unsung hero of the First World War. Fred Dunn grew up in a mining village ...Read Review

The Postman Poet

By Liz Shakespeare - Published 2017


Biographical FictionLiterary

Edward Capern, aka The Postman Poet, deserves wider recognition, not just for his pastoral poetry but for his concern for the poor and ...Read Review


By Helen Steadman - Published 2017


Inspired by the Newcastle witch trials of 1650, this is the parallel story of two people on a collision course towards disaster. One is ...Read Review

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