Scottish Historical Fiction

Bestselling Scottish Historical Fiction

Compelling and addictive reading “In Silence Cries the Heart” catapults us back to 17th-century Scotland with a story full to the brim with inner turmoil as we plunge impetuously into a tragic and passionate exploration of love inspired by the true story of Domhnull Donn and Mary Grant.

British & Irish Contemporary Literature

British & Irish Contemporary Literature

Bands come ago and so do their stories but Tim O’Shaughnessy Hello Hammersmith is a winner from every possible angle, reminding us of the comforting, even cathartic, gratifications of a feel-good story well told.

The Importance Of Historical Fiction

The Importance Of Historical Fiction

Whilst there is undoubted value in considering historical context, not least because past forces, individuals and trends both shape the present and provide valuable lessons for our future decisions, is historical fiction of any value?

Historical Fiction Adventure Stories

Historical Fiction Adventure Stories

A powerful and emotive historical, The Unravelling is the genre at its very best. A novel that embraces pivotal events from South Africa’s bygone years to give us a novel that’s literate and true to life and sure to grab the attention of discerning readers.

Supernatural Historical Fiction

Supernatural Historical Fiction

A measured and absorbing tale of cruelty and gross injustice Russ Cooper adds his own spin to the legend of Maud’s Elm in Maud.

Historical Romance and Suspense Reviews

Historical Romance and Suspense Reviews

A sophisticated story with plenty of bite A Song For Someone proves an elegant read with the twists and turns of Sheridan’s narrative keeping her readers on their toes until the very end.

Urban Crime and Mystery Reviews

Urban Fiction and Mystery Reviews

Two cases 16 years apart combine in Redcar police station in this gripping mystery. The first is two-year-old Poppy, who suddenly disappears without a trace from a blanket on the beach. The second, a series of missing girls, all mysteriously connected by a designer dress label.

Historical Fiction Action and Adventure

Historical Fiction Action and Adventure

Authentically capturing a bygone era in which women were viewed as the prizes in a male game Strange Eden is a showdown between its style and story. Combining Giordano’s slick, high-tension writing with the values and sexual stereotyping of a bygone era whilst reminding us of love’s sometimes harrowing consequences in times past.

Scottish & Irish Historical Fiction

Scottish & Irish Historical Fiction

Beginning with the marriage of Erc of Dalriada to his first wife Marca at the age of fifteen and covering the period up until his death in 474AD, Strittmatter gives us a rousing historical novel and a fine example of what can happen when good writing and extensive research come together.

Medieval Historical Fiction Reviews

Medieval Historical Fiction Reviews

A rousing historical adventure and a delightfully confident novel from Isard who delivers a read packed with densely packed intrigue and chases The Guild of Salt and the King’s Messenger proves a powerful debut.