Tracey Warr

In Byron’s Wake: The Turbulent Lives of Lord Byron’s Wife and Daughter: Annabella Milbanke and Ada Lovelace

By Miranda Seymour - Published 2018

Genres:

Nonfiction

Seymour tells the stories of Annabella Milbanke’s short-lived marriage to Byron, and of their daughter, Ada. We are gripped by the spectacle ...Read Review

The Glovemaker’s Daughter

By Leah Fleming - Published 2018

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The novel opens with an account of the persecution of Quakers in 17th-century England, set out in the journal of Rejoice (or Joy) ...Read Review

False Rumours

By Danae Penn - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the stormy summer of 1483, the cathedral town of Condom in Gascony is an important centre for pilgrims walking the Compostela route. Belina ...Read Review

The Outcasts of Time

By Ian Mortimer - Published 2017

Genres:

Time-slip

Two brothers, John and William, one a stonemason and the other a wool merchant, walk home in December 1348, passing through a Devon landscape ...Read Review

The Body in the Ice

By A. J. Mackenzie - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It is an exceptionally cold winter at St Mary in the Marsh on Romney Marsh. On Christmas Eve 1796 a body is discovered encased ...Read Review

Oswiu: King of Kings

By Edoardo Albert - Published 2016

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Oswiu has replaced his much-loved brother, Oswald, as the Anglo-Saxon king ruling Bernicia (Northumbria) from his stronghold at Bamburgh. Oswald has been killed ...Read Review

The Witch of Eye

By Mari Griffith - Published 2015

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This novel weaves together the stories of three women from three different levels of 15th century English society: dairymaid, Jenna, who has run ...Read Review

The Constant Queen

By Joanna Courtney - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Elizaveta is the daughter of the Grand Prince of Kiev and betrothed to marry the dispossessed prince Harald Sigurdsson of Norway, also known ...Read Review

The Grove of Eagles

By Winston Graham - Published 2016Published c1963

Genres:

Adventure

Following the fortunes of a bastard son of the Killigrew family in Cornwall, Winston Graham recounts an epic tale of war between Elizabeth ...Read Review

The Detective and the Devil

By Lloyd Shepherd - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 16th-century London, Jacobus, a Dutch mercenary steals the library of the notorious necromancer, John Dee. Jacobus double-crosses the merchants who hired him ...Read Review