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Hercule Poirot's Christmas by Agatha Christie
Hercule Poirot's Christmas
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie's seasonal mystery thriller, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2013
The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie
The ABC Murders
Agatha Christie
Agatha Christie's world-famous serial killer mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2013
Long Live the King by Fay Weldon
Long Live the King
Fay Weldon
The second novel in Fay Weldon's Love and Inheritance trilogy, following the lives and loves of an aristocratic family at the turn of the nineteenth century. The Love & Inheritance series: 1. The Habits of the House 2....
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2013
The Ides of April Falco: The New Generation by Lindsey Davis
The Ides of April Falco: The New Generation
Lindsey Davis
Followers of Marcus Didius Falco will be fascinated by this new generation novel for here we follow his adopted daughter Flavia Abia. Newcomers start here, for any background you need you are provided with. Lindsay Davis paints a wonderful, very...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2013
An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris
An Officer and a Spy
Robert Harris
Winner of the Specsavers Popular Fiction Book of the Year 2013. Open this book and you know immediately that you are in good hands. Harris’ fluent style, careful plotting and cranked up tension leave you breathlessly turning the pages. It...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2013
The Pagan Lord by Bernard Cornwell
The Pagan Lord
Bernard Cornwell
This is the sort of book that once started you resent having to put it down so don’t begin it too late at night. It is the seventh in the Warrior Chronicles but you can read it on its own. ...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2013
Emperor: The Blood of Gods by Conn Iggulden
Emperor: The Blood of Gods
Conn Iggulden
Sarah Broadhurst's view... Anyone having taken history or is a Shakespeare addict will be aware of the death of Julius Caesar but this informative, interesting and totally thrilling book goes behind the scenes and brings the whole business to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2013
Home Front Girls by Rosie Goodwin
Home Front Girls
Rosie Goodwin
A gripping and emotional WWII saga about three unforgettable women, Dotty, Lucy and Annabelle, who kept the country moving during its darkest hours. We learn about the men they loved and the families torn apart by the devastating effects of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2013
Dominion by C. J. Sansom
C. J. Sansom
The Great Smog. London. A dense, choking fog engulfs the city and beneath it, history is re-written ...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2013
The Rising of Bella Casey by Mary Morrissy
The Rising of Bella Casey
Mary Morrissy
This ambitious historical novel mixes fact and fiction to bring us the compelling and beautiful story of Bella Casey, sister to the famed Irish playwright Sean O'Casey. Beginning during the Easter uprising in Dublin 1916 this intelligent, well-written...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2013
A Possible Life by Sebastian Faulks
A Possible Life
Sebastian Faulks
Provocative and profound, Sebastian Faulks’ dazzling novel journeys across continents and time to explore the chaos created by love, separation and missed opportunities. From the pain and drama of these highly particular lives emerges a mysterious consolation: the chance to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2013
Melting the Snow on Hester Street by Daisy Waugh
Melting the Snow on Hester Street
Daisy Waugh
September 2013 Book of the Month. Hollywood in the late 20s, its glory days of glamour, wealth and decadence contrasted against New York in 1911 and the hardship of the immigrants. This...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2013
The Wildflower Path by Sarah Harrison
The Wildflower Path
Sarah Harrison
The Wildflower Path brings to a close the powerful and moving tale of family, love and loyalty that began with The Flowers of the Field and A Flower That’s Free. It is the end of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2013
City of Women by David Gillham
City of Women
David Gillham
Sarah Broadhurst's view... Sexy suspense in World War II Berlin. An emotional thriller of some note. Excellent. Apart from its quality writing and stunning story the beauty of this book is in the characters, Sigrid in particular. She is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2013
One Night in Winter by Simon Sebag Montefiore
One Night in Winter
Simon Sebag Montefiore
Set in Moscow just after WW2 this is a superbly written historical thriller full of secrets, lies and adultery - which in communist Russia at that time really were deadly sins.Two children from Moscow’s Elite educational establishment (School...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2013
A Bargain Struck by Liz Harris
A Bargain Struck
Liz Harris
A dramatic story of a ‘mail order wife’ in 19th century America when all a man really wants is someone to look after the homestead and give him a son. This fellow gets a disfigured woman who bares him a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970
The Reluctant Bride by Beverley Eikli
The Reluctant Bride
Beverley Eikli
A French Revolution romantic adventure of love, betrayal and espionage. Bullied Emily from a troubled home is vulnerable to the advances of a dashing officer. Then tragedy strikes and it seems she must make do with her lover’s good friend. ...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2013
The World is a Wedding by Wendy Jones
The World is a Wedding
Wendy Jones
September 2013 Book of the Month. Follow-up to The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price has Wilfred, from a small town in Wales, now on his second marriage. This new tale...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2013
Jack of Spies by David Downing
Jack of Spies
David Downing
September 2013 eBook of the Month. A fast-paced, highly enjoyable classic action adventure novel set just before the outbreak of WW1. Jack McColl travels...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2013
Arimathea by Frank McGuinness
Frank McGuinness
Shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards Novel of the Year 2013. September 2013 Debut of the Month. A passionate, poetic debut novel from Irish...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/09/2013
The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier
The Last Runaway
Tracy Chevalier
One of our Books of the Year 2013. Renowned author of Girl with a Pearl Earring turns to the American slave trade for her next historical drama. A young, naïve English Quaker in 1850’s Ohio is torn between her...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2013
Best Kept Secret Book Three of the Clifton Chronicles by Jeffrey Archer
Best Kept Secret Book Three of the Clifton Chronicles
Jeffrey Archer
The third spellbinding novel in the Clifton Chronicles
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2013
The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
The Kitchen House
Kathleen Grissom
Sarah Broadhurst's view... A novel of inter-racial relationships set in Virginia at the end of the 18th century which focuses on a young Irish orphan girl befriended by black slaves. She grows up to marry a cruel drunkard white...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2013
Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
Burial Rites
Hannah Kent
Shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2013. September 2013 Debut of the Month. This mesmerising and evocative debut based on a true story...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/08/2013
The Heretic 1536: Who Will Survive the New World Order? by Henry Vyner-Brooks
The Heretic 1536: Who Will Survive the New World Order?
Henry Vyner-Brooks
A novel of espionage, romance and intrigue set in 1536 amidst the dissolution of the monasteries. Based on historical events, this post-medieval mystery is laced with romance, fuelled by greed and decorated with bouts of feasting, smuggling and jailbreak. ...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2013
Longbourn A Novel of Pride and Prejudice Below Stairs by Jo Baker
Longbourn A Novel of Pride and Prejudice Below Stairs
Jo Baker
Domestic life below stairs, ruled tenderly and forcefully by Mrs Hill the housekeeper, is about to be disturbed by the arrival of a new footman smelling of the sea, and bearing secrets. For in Georgian England, there is a world...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Two Brothers by Ben Elton
Two Brothers
Ben Elton
Ben Elton's most personal novel to date, Two Brothers transports the reader to the time of history's darkest hour.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2013
The Sweetest Hallelujah by Elaine Hussey
The Sweetest Hallelujah
Elaine Hussey
An unforgettable story of two courageous women brought together by one extraordinary little girl.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970
False God of Rome by Robert Fabbri
False God of Rome
Robert Fabbri
Action, adventure and battle in the third instalment of Robert Fabbri's bestselling Vespasian series: rebellions in the provinces, murders and political manoeuvrings in the Eternal City - and a mission to steal one of the greatest artefacts of the ancient...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2013
The Age of Desire by Jennie Fields
The Age of Desire
Jennie Fields
She is the darling of Parisian society. A famous author whose novels have captivated readers. He is a charming young journalist with nothing to lose...But in giving in to the temptation of their illicit liaison, she could lose everything else...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2013
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Once Upon a Time… __________________________

With authors like the two-time Man Booker Prize winning Hilary Mantel among its illuminati, it’s no wonder that Historical Fiction is arguably more popular than ever. Follow the lives, loves, betrayals, deaths, trials-and-tribulations of those that went before us.

Whether you follow Sebastian Faulks and P.S Duffy to the hell and displacement of the Front in WWI, Philippa Gregory to the intrigue, immorality and perils of the court of Henry VIII, or get rocked on the high seas of the King’s Navy in Patrick O’Brien’s Master and Commander, there is a wealth of exceptional storytelling to dive headfirst into. Where will you let our time machine take you today?


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