The Third Nero

Written by Lindsey Davis — Historical novelist Lindsey Davis is best known for her series set in Ancient Rome, featuring Marcus Didius Falco. A few…

Prussian Blue

Written by Philip Kerr – If you’ve tried your hand at art, you might know that Prussian Blue is a dark pigment used in paints. You…

A Dangerous Crossing

Written by Rachel Rhys — Late July 1939. A young woman named Lillian Shepard boards the Orontes, docked at Tilbury in Essex and set to sail…

Dark Asylum

Written by ES Thomson — Angel Meadow Asylum is a grim place even by the standards of 1851 London. Jem Flockhart is on the scene when…

On Copper Street

Written by Chris Nickson — Detective Inspector Harper makes his way toward Copper Street to see the body of Henry White, a man released from…

The Long Drop

Written by Denise Mina — In The Long Drop, Denise Mina takes a break from the fine Alex Morrow series to serve up a novel loosely based on…

Corpus

Written by Rory Clements — It is 1936 Berlin and Nancy Hereward is a privileged young woman with left wing ideals who is dodging Nazis to…

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The Idol of Mombasa

Written By Annamaria Altieri — Set in 1912 in the British Protectorate of East Africa (now Kenya), The Idol of Mombasa is Alfieri’s second novel featuring Justin and…

The Iron Water

Written by Chris Nickson — The author Chris Nickson has made his name synonymous with the city of Leeds, and has set various novels and…

Strange Gods

Written by Annamaria Alfieri– Strange Gods opens in 1911 in Kenya – the British East Africa colony and we meet 20-year-old Vera McIntosh. Vera has grown up…