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 Fiction Historical

Birth. Death. Wonder ... One woman's journey to the edge of love and loyalty from the bestselling author of The Lace Weaver London, 1702. When her husband is lost at sea, Mary Burton Gulliver, midwife and herbalist, is forced to rebuild her life without him. But thre... read more

Gulliver's Wife

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 Fiction Historical

Series:The Wolf Hall Trilogy
Reading Level:very good
Awards:Shortlisted for The Women's Prize for Fiction 2020

The long-awaited sequel to Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, the stunning conclusion to Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize-winning Thomas Cromwell trilogy. ‘If you cannot speak truth at a beheading, when can you speak it?’ Eng... read more

The Mirror And The Light
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 Fiction Historical

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The independent women of Scotland stand up to a witch hunt, male fury and the power of the Church in a battle for survival in this compelling historical novel based on true events in early eighteenth century Scotland.
1703: The wild east coast of Scotland.Returnin... read more

The Darkest Shore

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 Fiction Historical

Series:Emperor Ser.

Rarely, if ever, does a new writer dazzle us with such a vivid imagination and storytelling, flawlessly capturing the essence of a land, a people, a legend. Conn Iggulden is just such a writer, bringing to vivid life one of the most fascinating eras in human histo... read more

Gates of Rome (Emperor #1)

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 Fiction Historical

Series:The\Wolf Hall Trilogy Ser.

From one of our finest living writers, Wolf Hall is that very rare thing: a truly great English novel. ‘Every bit as good as they said it was’ Observer ‘Terrific’ Margaret Atwood ‘As soon as I opened this book I was grippe... read more

Wolf Hall (#1 Thomas Cromwell Trilogy)
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 Fiction Historical

Series:The\Wolf Hall Trilogy Ser.

An astounding literary accomplishment, Bring Up the Bodies is the story of this most terrifying moment of history, by one of our greatest living novelists. ‘Our most brilliant English writer’ Guardian Bring Up the Bodies unlocks the ... read more

Bring Up The Bodies (#2 Thomas Cromwell Trilogy)
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Category:

 Fiction Historical

Series:House of Falconer Ser.

Don't miss the second book in the unforgettable House of Falconer series, available to pre-order now!
London 1889: Victorian London is a place of wealth, privilege and poverty, a city of extremes. For James Falconer, who grew up as a barrow boy on a London market, it ... read more

In the Lions Den

Category:

 Fiction Historical

Reading Level:1 Fiction
Awards:   

From the globally bestselling author of Girl with a Pearl Earring 'I loved it. So compelling and warm and subtle, and very moving' Bridget Collins, author of The Binding 'Deeply touching ... careful, beautiful' Louisa Young, author of You Left Early It is 1932, and the ... read more

A Single Thread

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 Fiction Historical

In the early 1900s, as the oppression of Russia's imperial rule takes its toll on Finland, the three Koski siblings - Ilmari, Matti and the politicized young Aino - are forced to flee to the western edges of the United States. The brothers face the excitement and danger of pio... read more

Deep River
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 Fiction Historical

Reading Level:1 Fiction

What kind of person keeps a man underground for seven years? And who would agree to be part of such an experiment? The year is 1792 and Herbert Powyss is set on making his name as a scientist. He is determined to study the effects of prolonged solitude on another hu... read more

The Warlow Experiment
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 Fiction Historical

Reading Level:very good
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'Assured and alluring, this beautiful tale of women and witchcraft and the fight against power was a delight from start to finish' - Jessie Burton, bestselling author of The Miniaturist.  

The Familiars

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 Fiction Historical

Reading Level:very good
Awards:   

Imagine you could erase your grief. Imagine you could forget your pain. Imagine you could hide a secret. Forever. Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a letter arrives summoning him to begin an apprenticeship. He will work for a Bookbinder, a vocation that arouses fear, s... read more

The Binding