The Woolworths Girl’s Promise – Elaine Everest

Published By: Pan MacmillanPage: 368Released On: 16/03/2023 After losing her beloved fiancé at Ypres in 1917, seventeen-year-old Elizabeth Billington faces a lonely future estranged from her upper-class parents due to her association with Charlie Sayers and his working-class family. No longer able to live under her parent’s roof she is taken in by Charlie’s father,Continue reading “The Woolworths Girl’s Promise – Elaine Everest”

The Maiden – Kate Foster

Published By: Pan MacmillanPages: 384Released On: 27/04/2023 “In the end, it did not matter what I said at my trial. No one believed me.” Edinburgh, October 1679. Lady Christian Nimmo is arrested and charged with the murder of her lover, James Forrester. News of her imprisonment and subsequent trial is splashed across the broadsides, withContinue reading “The Maiden – Kate Foster”

For Thy Great Pain Have Mercy On My Small Pain – Victoria MacKenzie

Published By: BloomsburyPages: 176Released On: 19/01/2023 In the year of 1413, two women meet for the first time in the city of Norwich.  Margery has left her fourteen children and husband behind to make her journey. Her visions of Christ – which have long alienated her from her family and neighbours, and incurred her husband’sContinue reading “For Thy Great Pain Have Mercy On My Small Pain – Victoria MacKenzie”

Lady MacBethad – Isabelle Schuler

Published By: BloomsburyPages: 368Released On: 02/03/2023 Power. History. Love. Hate. Vengeance.She will be Queen. Whatever it takes… Daughter of an ousted king, descendant of ancient druids, as a child it is prophesied that one day Gruoch will be queen of Alba. When she is betrothed to Duncan, heir elect, this appears to confirm the prophecy.Continue reading “Lady MacBethad – Isabelle Schuler”

Weyward – Emilia Hart

Published By: HarperCollinsPages: 384Released On: 02/02/2023 Kate, 2019Kate flees London – abandoning everything – for Cumbria and Weyward Cottage, inherited from her great-aunt. There, a secret lurks in the bones of the house, hidden ever since the witch-hunts of the 17th century. Violet, 1942Violet is more interested in collecting insects and climbing trees than inContinue reading “Weyward – Emilia Hart”

All Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque

Published By: VintagePages: 224Released On: 03/01/1996Translated By: Brian Murdoch In 1914 a room full of German schoolboys, fresh-faced and idealistic, are goaded by their schoolmaster to troop off to the ‘glorious war’. With the fire and patriotism of youth they sign up. What follows is the moving story of a young ‘unknown soldier’ experiencing theContinue reading “All Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque”

The Dazzle of the Light – Georgina Clarke

Published By: Verve BooksPages: 256Released On: 17/11/2022 Ruby Mills is ruthlessly ambitious, strikingly beautiful – and one of the Forty Thieves’ most talented members. Harriet Littlemore writes the women’s section in a local newspaper. She’s from a ‘good’ London family and engaged to an up-and-coming Member of Parliament – but she wants a successful careerContinue reading “The Dazzle of the Light – Georgina Clarke”

The Darlings of the Asylum – Noel O’Reilly

Published By: HQPages: 384Released On: 08/12/2022 In 1886, a respectable young woman must acquire a husband. But Violet Pring does not want to marry. She longs to be a professional artist and live on her own terms. When her scheming mother secures a desirable marriage proposal from an eligible Brighton gentleman for her, Violet protests.Continue reading “The Darlings of the Asylum – Noel O’Reilly”

The Secret of Matterdale Hall – Marianne Ratcliffe

Published By: Bellows PressPages: 380Released On: 15/11/2022 Susan Mottram lives an idyllic existence until her eighteenth birthday, when her father’s sudden death plunges the family into penury. To support her mother and younger sister, Susan takes employment as a teacher at a remote Yorkshire boarding school, Matterdale Hall, owned by the radical Dr. Claybourn andContinue reading “The Secret of Matterdale Hall – Marianne Ratcliffe”

Shrines of Gaiety – Kate Atkinson

Published By: Random House/TransworldPages: 448Released On: 27/09/2022 1926, and in a country still recovering from the Great War, London has become the focus for a delirious new nightlife. In the clubs of Soho, peers of the realm rub shoulders with starlets, foreign dignitaries with gangsters, and girls sell dances for a shilling a time. TheContinue reading “Shrines of Gaiety – Kate Atkinson”