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Historical Fiction

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The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , , .

‘Tattooing the arms of men is one thing; defiling the bodies of young girls is horrifying.’ The Tattooist of Auschwitz is the tale of two very ordinary people who did whatever...

Two Journeys Home by Kevin O’Connell
Posted by Matthew de Lacey Davidson in , .

The great American jazz saxophonist, Charlie Parker, once said, “You’ve got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the...

Precept – A Novel by Matthew de Lacey Davidson
Posted by Kevin O'Connel in , .

Precept – A Novel represents but yet another artform into which Matthew de Lacey Davidson has delved. Already a published poet and similarly an author of short-stories, not to mention...

The Coffin Path by Katherine Clements
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘One coin marks the first to go A second bodes the fall The third will seal a sinner’s fate The Devil take them all.’ The Coffin Path is the third novel...

The Tides Between by Elizabeth Jane Corbett
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , , .

‘She fancied herself part of a timeless chain without beginning or end, linked only by the silver strong words of its tellers.’ The Tides Between is a YA novel by Elizabeth...

Coming Home to Island House by Erica James
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘A week at Island House could change their lives forever…..’ Number 1 Bestselling author Erica James returns with her latest novel, Coming Home to Island House, published by Orion Books on...

The Assassin of Verona by Benet Brandreth
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

From the acclaimed author of The Spy of Venice comes the latest in the tale of William Shakespeare like you have never seen him! Benet Brandreth’s The Assassin of Verona is described as ‘a thrilling...

Last Christmas in Paris by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘I had a dream last night that we were in Paris for Christmas. You, me, Will, Alice…..It was the most perfect dream Thomas. I know we will get there one day. I promise...

The Tide Between Us by Olive Collins
Posted by Swirl and Thread in , .

‘Long ago I learned to stop questioning my beginnings…until my youngest son was born. A slave, who spends fourteen hours a day working on a sugar plantation, has little time...

December Girl by Nicola Cassidy
Posted by Margaret Bonass Madden in , , .

Molly Thomas loses more than her home, the night her family are evicted from their farmhouse in 1894. Her father is accused of stealing stones from the passage tomb at...

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