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Figures in Silk

By Vanora Bennett - Published 2008

Genres:

Romance

Vanora Bennett’s debut was the fascinating Portrait of an Unknown Woman. In her second novel, she turns her attention to the previous ...Read Review

The Grail Enigma : The Hidden Heirs of Jesus and Mary Magdalene

By Laurence Gardner - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

  The theory that Jesus married Mary Magdalene and founded a dynasty inextricably entwined with the search for the Holy Grail shows no ...Read Review

The Principessa

By Christie Dickason - Published 2007

Genres:

AdventureMystery/CrimeRomance

We first met the Firemaster, Francis Quoynt, embroiled in the Gunpowder Plot in the pages of The Firemaster’s Mistress. As this new ...Read Review

The Coal Gatherer

By Janet Woods - Published 2007

Genres:

Saga

Callie is one of many children born to Mary and Ebeneezer Ingram, fisher-folk who scratch a precarious and impoverished living on the north-east ...Read Review

The Rose of Sebastopol

By Katherine McMahon - Published 2007

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Mariella Lingwood is a typical Victorian young lady. She is quiet, dutiful, unadventurous, shy and modest. She helps her mother in her charitable ...Read Review

The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh

By Linda Colley - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

The subtitle of this fascinating book is ‘A Woman in World History.’ Because it is not just a biography of a remarkable but ...Read Review

Burning Bright

By Tracy Chevalier - Published 2007

Genres:

Literary

The novel takes its title from what is probably William Blake’s most famous poem, and its premise is the contrasting, but closely ...Read Review

The Scarlet Lion

By Elizabeth Chadwick - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This novel is a sequel to The Greatest Knight which told the early story of William Marshal, although any reader can, as I ...Read Review

The Tyrants

By Clive Foss - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

This large-format hardback is an anthology of fifty of the most autocratic leaders the world has known. All the usual suspects are here. ...Read Review

Measuring the World

By Daniel Kehlmann (trans. Carol Brown Janeway) - Published 2006 (US)Published 2007 (UK)

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

With its lively translation, Daniel Kehlmann’s Measuring the World tells the parallel stories of two scientists who were child prodigies, Alexander von ...Read Review