Category:

 Historical

Reading Level:2 Crime

A Daphne Du Maurier-esque chiller set on the mysterious Cornish coast from the author of The Silent Companions and The Corset Consumption has ravaged Louise Pinecroft's family, leaving her and her father alone and heartbroken. But Dr Pinecroft has plans for a revolutionary experiment: co... read more

Bone China

Category:

 Historical

Three journeys. One road.England, 1348. A gentlewoman flees an odious arranged marriage, a Scots proctor sets out for Avignon and a young ploughman in search of freedom is on his way to volunteer with a company of archers. All come together on the road to Calais.Coming... read more

To Calais, in Ordinary Time

Category:

 Historical

Reading Level:1 Fiction

'Oh, what a book this is! Hoffman's exploration of the world of good and evil, and the constant contest between them, is unflinching; and the humanity she brings to us - it is a glorious experience. The book builds and builds, as she weaves together, seamlessly... read more

The World That We Knew

Category:

 Historical

Reading Level:1 Fiction

'This story has its genesis in fact, when three Fraser Island people were taken to Germany in 1882-83. The sole survivor was Bonangera (Boni/Bonny) whose life-size plaster cast remains at the Musée des Confluences Lyon, France. The silencing that Badtjala people continue to end... read more

Paris Savages

Category:

 Historical

Series:The\Last Kingdom Ser.
Reading Level:1 Fiction

The twelfth installment of Bernard Cornwell's bestselling Saxon Tales series chronicling the epic story of the making of England, "like Game of Thrones, but real" (The Observer, London)--the basis for the hit Netflix series The Last Kingdom.His blood is Saxon His h... read more

Sword of Kings (Last Kingdom #12)

Category:

 Historical

Reading Level:1 Fiction

The New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Exiles conjures her best novel yet, a pre-World War II-era story with the emotional resonance of Orphan Train and All the Light We Cannot See, centering on the Kindertransports that carried thousands of children out of N... read more

The Last Train to London

Category:

 Historical

Reading Level:1 Fiction

The sequel to the International Number One Bestseller The Tattooist of Auschwitz, based on a true story of love and resilience. In 1942 Cilka is just sixteen years old when she is taken to Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp. The Commandant at Birkenau, Schwarzhuber, notices he... read more

Cilka's Journey

Category:

 Historical

Series:The\Age of Madness Ser.

Introducing a cast of unforgettable new characters, A LITTLE HATRED is the start of a brand new trilogy set in the world of the First Law which will have you gripped from the very start . . . War. Politics. Revolution. The Age of Madness has arrived . . . The chimne... read more

A Little Hatred (#1 Age of Madness)

Category:

 Historical

A bold and intriguing fabulist novel that reimagines two of the most legendary characters in American literature--Captain Ahab and Ishmael of Herman Melville's Moby-Dick--from the critically acclaimed Edgar and World Fantasy award-winning author of The Girl in th... read more

Ahab's Return - Or, the Last Voyage

Obstetrician Dr Sophie Savard returns home to the achingly familiar rhythms of Manhattan in the early spring of 1884 to rebuild her life after the death of her husband. With the help of Dr Anna Savard, her dearest friend, cousin, and fellow physician, she pla... read more

Where the Light Enters (#2 Gilded Hour)

Category:

 Historical

Series:Medici Chronicles

Florence, 1429: Giovanni de Medici has transformed his family bank into an unprecedented economic force. But when Giovanni is mysteriously murdered, his sons, Cosimo and Lorenzo, are forced to face a range of enemies plotting to oust the Medici from power. Published to coincid... read more

The Medici Ascendancy

Category:

 Historical

Reading Level:1 Fiction

England 1648. A dangerous time for a woman to be different . . . Midsummer's Eve, 1648, and England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament. The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom, even to the remote Tidelands - the marshy landscape of t... read more

Tidelands (PB)