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A Daughter’s Gift

By Maggie Hope - Published 2012Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

Set in the northeast of England at the start of 1910, this dramatic saga reveals the struggles of strong and desperate ten-year-old Elizabeth to ...Read Review

Evie’s War

By Holly Webb - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In the ancient whaling port of Whitby in 1914, as World War One is about to begin, all has turned bleak as Evie’s ...Read Review

The Buried Crown

By Ally Sherrick - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1940: Londoner, Charlie, has placed his young brother in the care of a farmer near the airbase where he is training to become a ...Read Review

The Empire Girls

By Sue Wilsher - Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

1950s south Essex. This is the dramatic story of Doris, brought up in The Empire, a boarding house in Tilbury by her mother, ...Read Review

Ruby in the Ruins

By Shirley Hughes - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Set in 1945, this book reveals the devastation the Blitz has had on Ruby and her neighbours as the city around them is bombed ...Read Review

Blood on the Heather

By Griselda Gifford - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

Set in the Highlands of Scotland in 2017, with a time-slip to 1745, an era of red coats and Jacobites, this charming novel reveals the ...Read Review

A Hero Born: A Novel (Legends of the Condor Heroes)

By Anna Holmwood (trans.) - By Jin Yong - Published 2018Published 2019

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

China, 1200 AD. The Song Empire is being attacked by the northern Jurchen Jin tribes, which threaten its peace and existence. Meanwhile, Genghis Khan ...Read Review

Anglo-Saxon Boy

By Tony Bradman - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Magnus, son of Harold Godwinson, lord of the Southern Saxons, leads us through the events that led to his father’s fateful death ...Read Review

The Returning Tide

By Liz Fenwick - Published 2017

Genres:

This beautifully written novel slips effortlessly in time between 2015 and 1943 as the complex relationship between two sisters, Adele and Amelia, are intriguingly revealed. ...Read Review

Mansions of Misery: A Biography of the Marshalsea Debtors’ Prison

By Jerry White - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

This thoroughly engaging book manages to present the factual and dark history of the notorious London debtors’ prison, Marshalsea, in an accessible and ...Read Review