Sarah Cuthbertson

Liberty Silk

By Kate Beaufoy - Published 2014

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This is the story of three generations of women linked by a silk dress. First there’s Jessie, whose artist husband inexplicably deserts ...Read Review

Churchill’s Iceman: The True Story of Geoffrey Pyke – Genius, Fugitive, Spy

By Henry Hemming - Published 2014

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Nonfiction

In 2009 classified documents on Geoffrey Pyke (1893-1948), a brilliant maverick inventor and eccentric outsider, were released, showing that MI5 suspected him of spying ...Read Review

SOE: An Outline History of the Special Operations Executive 1940-1946

By MRD Foot - Published 2014Published c1984

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Nonfiction

We now know much more about The Special Operations Executive than its official historian, MRD Foot, could reveal in this book when first ...Read Review

The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words, 1000 BCE-1492 CE

By Simon Schama - Published 2013Published 2014

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Nonfiction

This elegant history is, in the author’s words, ‘one of the heroism of everyday life as much as that of the grand ...Read Review

In the Kingdom of Men

By Kim Barnes - Published 2013

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Thriller

Gin McPhee, an orphan raised in poverty by her strict Methodist grandfather, hastily weds her sweetheart Mason on finding herself pregnant. She loses ...Read Review

The People’s Will

By Jasper Kent - Published 2013

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FantasyThriller

It’s 1881, and the Russians have just conquered the Turcomans, from whose stronghold they take a prisoner, Iuda, to St Petersburg to be ...Read Review

The Sword and the Throne

By Henry Venmore-Rowland - Published 2013

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AdventureMilitary

The Sword and the Throne continues the memoir begun in The Last Caesar (HNR 61) of Aulus Caecina Severus, an ambitious senator caught up ...Read Review

The Norman Conquest

By Marc Morris - Published 2013

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Nonfiction

In starting his account long before 1066 and ending it with the death of William the Conqueror, Marc Morris (author of Castle and A ...Read Review

The Dazzle

By Robert Hudson - Published 2013

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Literary

In the 1930s, fishing for giant tuna was all the rage amongst the fast set. In 1934, we’re told, Scarborough is hosting a ...Read Review

Rome: The Art of War

By M.C. Scott - Published 2013

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Military

This is the fourth in a series of novels set in the 1st century AD featuring the enigmatic spy Pantera, ‘The Leopard’ (HNR 51, 57 ...Read Review