Kingscastle – Sophia Holloway

Published By: Allison and BusbyPages: 320Released On: 18/11/2021 Captain William Hawksmoor of the Royal Navy never expected to inherit Kingscastle and is none too pleased when he does so. Especially when he learns that he must marry within a year or be forever dealing with trustees. As the new Marquis of Athelney, the captain takesContinue reading “Kingscastle – Sophia Holloway”

A Hundred Years to Arras – Jason Cobley

Published By: UnboundPages: 312Released On: 19/08/2021 On a painful, freezing Easter Monday in 1917, Private Robert Gooding Henson of the Somerset Light Infantry is launched into the Battle of Arras. Robert is 23 year’s old, a farmer’s boy from Somerset, who joins up against his father’s wishes, Robert forms fast friendships with Stanley, who liedContinue reading “A Hundred Years to Arras – Jason Cobley”

Sergeant Salinger – Jerome Charyn

Published By: No Exit PressPages: 290Released On: 21/10/2021 J.D Salinger, mysterious author of The Catcher In The Rye, is remembered today as a reclusive misanthrope. Jerome Charyn’s Salinger is a young American WwII draftee assigned to the Counter Intelligence Corps, a band of secret soldiers who trained with the British. A rifleman and an interrogator,Continue reading “Sergeant Salinger – Jerome Charyn”

The Storyteller of Casablanca – Fiona Valpy

Published By: Amazon PublishingPages: 315Released On: 21/09/2021 Morocco, 1941. With France having fallen to Nazi occupation, twelve year old Josie has fled with her family to Casablanca, where they await safe passage to America. Life here is as intense as the sun, every sight, smell and sound overwhelming to the senses in a city filledContinue reading “The Storyteller of Casablanca – Fiona Valpy”

The Dressmakers of Auschwitz – Lucy Adlington

Published By: Hodder and StoughtonPages: 400Date Released: 02/09/2021 At the height of the Holocaust, 25 young inmates of the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp were selected to design, cut, and sew beautiful fashions for elite Nazi women in a dedicated salon. It was work that they hoped would spare them from the gas chambers. The fashionContinue reading “The Dressmakers of Auschwitz – Lucy Adlington”

The Spirit Engineer – A.J West

Published by: DuckworthPages: 304Date published: 07/10/2021Date read: 16/08/2021 Belfast, 1914. Two years after the sinking of the Titanic, high society has become obsessed with spiritualism in the form of seances that attempt to contact the spirits of loved ones lost at sea. William is a man of science and a sceptic, but one night withContinue reading “The Spirit Engineer – A.J West”

The Girl in the Striped Dress – Ellie Midwood

Pages: 364Date Published: 09/08/2021Date Read: 23/07/2021 Germany, 1947. A strange case scheduled for the Denazification Court lands on the desk of an American psychiatrist currently serving in Germany, Dr. Hoffman. A former Auschwitz guard, Franz Dahler, is set to appear in court, and he has requested to bring the most unexpected witness to testify inContinue reading “The Girl in the Striped Dress – Ellie Midwood”

Three Sisters – Heather Morris

Published: Bonnier ZaffrePages: 400Date published: 14/10/2021Date read: 14/07/2021 When they are girls, Cibi, Magda and Livia make a promise to their father – that they will stay together, no matter what. Years later, at just 15 years old, Livia is ordered to Auschwitz by the Nazis. Cibi, only 19 herself, remembers their promise and followsContinue reading “Three Sisters – Heather Morris”

Hamnet – Maggie O’Farrell

Published by: Tinder PressPages: 372Date released: 31/03/2020Date read: 11/05/2020 Warwickshire in the 1580’s. Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her unusual gifts. She settled with her husband in Henley street, Stratford, and has three children: a daughter, Susanna, and then twins, Hamnet and Judith. The boy, Hamnet, dies inContinue reading “Hamnet – Maggie O’Farrell”

The Lost Apothecary – Sarah Penner

Published by: Legend PressPages: 264Date released: 02/03/2021Date read: 17/03/2021 Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of clientele. Women across the city whisper of a mysterious figure named Nella who sells well disguised poisons to use against the oppressive men in their lives. But the apothecary’sContinue reading “The Lost Apothecary – Sarah Penner”