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The Dark Inside

By Rod Reynolds - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Charlie Yates is a reporter on the edge. His life is a mess and his job hangs by a thread. Exiled from New ...Read Review

Signs for Lost Children

By Sarah Moss - Published 2015

Genres:

Saga

1880s England. Signs for Lost Children picks up directly from where Sarah Moss’ previous novel Bodies of Light left off. Freshly qualified doctor, ...Read Review

Swansong 1945

By Walter Kempowski - Published 2015

Genres:

Nonfiction

This “collective diary” consisting of excerpts from diaries, letters and official memorandum covers the eighteen day period from Hitler’s final birthday to ...Read Review

What Became of the White Savage

By Aneesa Abbas Higgins (trans.) - By Francois Garde - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

Narcisse Pelletier, an 18-year-old French sailor, returns from searching for water to find his ship gone. He is alone on the coast of ...Read Review

Mrs Engles

By Gavin McCrea - Published 2015

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Lizzie Burns is a young factory worker from the Irish slums of Manchester. Mary, her elder sister, is in a relationship with the ...Read Review

The Adventures of Henry Thoreau: A Young Man’s Unlikely Path to Walden Pond

By Michael Sims - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

Michael Sims’ well researched biography of one of 19th century America’s most influential writers is a solid, highly informative and detailed book. ...Read Review

Bodies of Light

By Sarah Moss - Published 2014

Genres:

Saga

Bodies of Light is the story of a middle-class family in Victorian Manchester. Ally is the daughter and granddaughter of strong, idealistic women ...Read Review

Hunting Season

By Andrea Camilleri - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

On 1 January 1880, a stranger steps from the ferry onto the harbour in the small Sicilian town of Vigata. The locals are curious and ...Read Review

Joan of Arc: A History

By Helen Castor - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)

Genres:

Nonfiction

Beginning at the Battle of Agincourt in 1415, Helen Castor examines the broader political, cultural and, importantly, religious context of 15th-century France to explain ...Read Review

Ace, King, Knave

By Maria McCann - Published 2014

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Sophia, a soon-to-be-married young Georgian heiress, and Betsy-Ann, a dealer in stolen goods and former whore, lead such different lives it seems impossible ...Read Review