Violeta – Isabel Allende

Published By: BloomsburyPages: 336Released On: 25/01/2022 Violeta comes into the world on a stormy day in 1920, the first girl in a family of five boisterous sons. From the start, her life will be marked by extraordinary events, for the ripples of the Great War are still being felt, even as the Spanish Flu arrivesContinue reading “Violeta – Isabel Allende”

The Key In The Lock – Beth Underdown

Published By: PenguinPages: 304Released On: 27/01/2022 By day, Ivy Boscawen mourns the loss of her son Tim in the Great War. But by night she mourns another boy – one whose death decades ago haunts her still. For Ivy is sure that there is more to what happened all those years ago: the fire atContinue reading “The Key In The Lock – Beth Underdown”

The Clockwork Girl – Anna Mazzola

Published By: OrionPages: 400Released On: 03/03/2022 Paris, 1750. In the midst of an icy winter, as birds fall frozen from the sky, chambermaid Madeleine Chastel arrives at the home of the city’s celebrated clockmaker and his clever, unworldly daughter. Madeleine is hiding a dark past, and a dangerous purpose: to discover the truth of theContinue reading “The Clockwork Girl – Anna Mazzola”

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”