Historical Fiction

  • Beaton, M. C. / Plain Jane

    Beaton, M. C. / Plain Jane

     The second book in M.C. Beaton's charming A House for the Season series. It's up to the servants of No. 67 Clarges Street to hatch a scheme... and arrange a match!'Oh, to be as beautiful as Euphemia!' sighs plain Jane Hart when she joins her...

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  • Perry, Anne / The Silent Cry

    Perry, Anne / The Silent Cry

     Deep in London's dangerous slums, Victorians transact their most secret and shameful business. For a price, a man can procure whatever he wants. But for one such man, the price he pays is his life. In sunless Water Lane, respected solicitor...

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  • McCullough, Colleen / Morgan's Run

    McCullough, Colleen / Morgan's Run

     It was one of the greatest human experiments ever undertaken: to populate an unknown land with the criminal, the unloved and the unwanted of English society. Amid conditions of brutality that paralleled those of slavery, 'The First Fleet' was sent...

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  • O'Brian, Patrick / The Nutmeg of Consolation

    O'Brian, Patrick / The Nutmeg of Consolation

     "The Thirteen Gun Salute", the author's previous novel, left Aubrey and Maturin stranded with their company on an uninhabited island in the Dutch East Indies. In this book, another ship is obtained and their original mission is pursued again. Only...

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  • Burrows, Deborah / Ambulance Girls

    Burrows, Deborah / Ambulance Girls

     An Australian in London during the Blitz, Lily Brennan drives an ambulance, keeping her head amid the death and destruction, but fearing the worst when her Jewish co-worker and friend disappears.     All of our books are second hand,...

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  • Taylor, Andrew / The Ashes of London

    Taylor, Andrew / The Ashes of London

     From the No.1 bestselling author of The American Boy and The Silent Boy comes a brand new historical thriller set during the time of the Great Fire of London. The first of an exciting new series of novels.A CITY IN FLAMESLondon, 1666. As the Great...

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  • Dunnakey, Sarah / The Companion

    Dunnakey, Sarah / The Companion

     How do you solve a mystery when the clues are hidden in the past?'Utterly charming, wonderfully creepy and rich with mystery. The Companion is a rare treat.' C.L. TaylorThe Companion is a beautiful and powerfully-told story of buried secrets, set...

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  • DeLillo, Don / Libra

    DeLillo, Don / Libra

     In this powerful, eerily convincing fictional speculation on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Don DeLillo chronicles Lee Harvey Oswald's odyssey from troubled teenager to a man of precarious stability who imagines himself an agent of history...

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  • Gardner, Sally / The Red Necklace

    Gardner, Sally / The Red Necklace

     The story of a remarkable boy called Yann Margoza; Tetu the dwarf, his friend and mentor; Sido, unloved daughter of a foolish Marquis; and Count Kalliovski, Grand Master of a secret society, who has half the aristocracy in thrall to him, and wants...

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  • Monaghan, Alan / The Soldier's Song

    Monaghan, Alan / The Soldier's Song

     Dublin, 1914. As Ireland stands on the brink of political crisis, Europe plunges headlong into war. Among the thousands of Irishmen who volunteer to fight for the British Army is Stephen Ryan, a gifted young maths scholar whose working class...

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  • Kanon, Joseph / Stardust

    Kanon, Joseph / Stardust

     Hollywood, 1945. Ben Collier returns from war to the news that his filmmaker brother Daniel has died in mysterious circumstances -- the papers say it was an accident, but others suspect suicide. Daniel was a heroic figure who helped many prominent...

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  • Haverty, Anne / The Far Side Of A Kiss

    Haverty, Anne / The Far Side Of A Kiss

     When William Hazlitt published Liber Amoris, his 'book of love', in 1823, scandal rocked the literary world. He had chosen as the object for his grand Romantic passion a mere serving maid - and she had disillusioned him by proving just as tawdry as...

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  • Marlantes, Karl / Matterhorn

    Marlantes, Karl / Matterhorn

     Fire Support Base Matterhorn: a fortress carved out of the grey-green mountain jungle. Cold monsoon clouds wreath its mile-high summit, concealing a battery of 105-mm howitzers surrounded by deep bunkers, carefully constructed fields of fire and...

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  • Cabot, Meg / Ransom My Heart

    Cabot, Meg / Ransom My Heart

     When beautiful, spirited Finnula Crais kidnaps the dashing knight Hugh Fitzstephen, she has no idea that she's ensnared the new Earl of Stephensgate on his way home from the Crusades. Nor does she realise that Hugh is quite happy to be kidnapped by...

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  • Winspear, Jacqueline / A Lesson In Secrets

    Winspear, Jacqueline / A Lesson In Secrets

     In the summer of 1932, Maisie Dobbs's career takes an exciting new turn when she accepts an undercover assignment directed by Scotland Yard's Special Branch and the Secret Service. Posing as a junior lecturer, she is sent to a private college in...

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  • Saylor, Steven / The House of the Vestals

    Saylor, Steven / The House of the Vestals

     It is the Rome of the Late Republic, and Gordianus has a knack of finding trouble - and dead bodies. Known to many as the one man in the ancient world who can both keep a secret and uncover one. In this volume, blackmail goes horribly wrong and...

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  • Unsworth, Barry / Morality Play (Hardback)

    Unsworth, Barry / Morality Play (Hardback)

     A novel about a group of travelling players touring England in 1390 in the years following the Black Death. Tired of presenting the usual mystery plays they decide to re-enact a murder that has recently taken place in the town they are visiting...

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  • Gregory, Susanna / An Order For Death

    Gregory, Susanna / An Order For Death

     Believers in the theory of nominalism have set some Cambridge colleges at the throats of those who believe them to be heretics and Michael, the Senior Proctor, has his work cut out to keep the peace. When a nominalist is murdered during a riot...

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  • Jecks, Michael / A Moorland Hanging

    Jecks, Michael / A Moorland Hanging

     In fourteenth-century Devon, runaway villeins were brutally punished if apprehended by their masters. But when Peter Bruther flees the home of Sir William Beauscyr, he puts himself in the protection of the king by setting up as a tin miner on the...

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  • Bentley, Pauline / Rebel Harvest

    Bentley, Pauline / Rebel Harvest

          All of our books are second hand, and while you may not get the exact copy shown in the picture, all of our books are in very good condition. Removing stickers from a book may damage it, so we refrain from doing so. If you see a...

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  • Quinn, Julia / The Duke And I

    Quinn, Julia / The Duke And I

     'The most refreshing and radiant love story you'll read this year.' - Lisa KleypasCan there be any greater challenge to London's Ambitious Mamas than an unmarried duke?-Lady Whistledown's Society Papers, April 1813After enduring two seasons in...

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  • Thompson, E.V. / Polrudden

    Thompson, E.V. / Polrudden

     This family saga is set in Cornwall in the 1800s. Nathan has married Amy and together they rescue a drowning French boy. Events conspire to involve them in a Royalist plot and a trial of intrigue leads them to Paris. The book is in the second in...

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  • Boyd, William / The New Confessions

    Boyd, William / The New Confessions

     The New Confessions is the outrageous, extraordinary, hilarious and heartbreaking autobiography of John James Todd, a Scotsman born in 1899 and one of the great self-appointed (and failed) geniuses of the twentieth century. `An often...

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  • Bentley, Joyce / Sing Me a New Song

    Bentley, Joyce / Sing Me a New Song

     Tess and Finn, the characters from "Proud Riley's Daughter", have finally settled amidst the smokey mills of Manchester. The world of the music halls brings Tess fame, but problems follow, and the couple's security is threatened by the impending...

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  • Drabble, Margaret / A Natural Curiosity

    Drabble, Margaret / A Natural Curiosity

     Liz, Alix and Esther are old friends whose lives continue to cross and uncross. As the years pass, they are more than ever disposed to question, to re-evaluate, to examine their motives and directions in the brutally prosperous, atrocity-hungry...

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  • Hudson, Janice Reams / Apache Legacy

    Hudson, Janice Reams / Apache Legacy

     Determined to free her half-Apache half-brother Pace, imprisoned with Geronimo and sent to Florida in chains, Jessica Colton is pursued by Captain Blake Renard who, despite himself, is drawn to his lovely opponent.     All of our books...

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  • Tremayne, Peter / The Subtle Serpent

    Tremayne, Peter / The Subtle Serpent

     Sister Fidelma is thrown into a sinister mystery full of intrigue, danger and violence in Peter Tremayne's fourth Celtic mystery.PRAISE FOR THE SISTER FIDELMA SERIES: 'Definitely an Ellis Peters competitor' Evening Standard, 'This is masterly...

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  • Holt, Victoria / The Road to Paradise Island

    Holt, Victoria / The Road to Paradise Island

     Annalice Mallory is consumed with curiousity when she discovers the neglected grave of an ancestress with a name similar to her own. But it is her brother Philip who acts on the discovery of the long-dead Ann Alice's map and journals, and who sails...

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  • Brown, Sandra / Thursday's Child

    Brown, Sandra / Thursday's Child

     With forty-four New York Times bestselling novels to her credit, Sandra Brown is one of romance's best-loved authors. She has been hailed by Rendezvous magazine as an author whose "larger than life heroes and heroines make you believe all the warm,...

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  • Gissing, George / Born in Exile

    Gissing, George / Born in Exile

     Godwin Peak, despite his education, feels alienated by his lower-class background and attempts to find some way to fit in Victorian society      All of our books are second hand, and while you may not get the exact copy shown in...

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  • Young, Robyn / Kingdom

    Young, Robyn / Kingdom

     First published on the 700th anniversary of the pivotal event in Scottish history, the epic story of Robert Bruce comes to a climax at the Battle of Bannockburn. Robert has achieved his great ambition to be crowned King of Scotland, but in...

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  • Pemberton, Margaret / Magnolia Square

    Pemberton, Margaret / Magnolia Square

     1945: The war was over, and the families who lived in Magnolia Square could look forward to their men coming home and their lives returning to normal.But for some, the end of the war brought serious problems. Kate Voigt was at last able to marry...

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  • Tremayne, Peter / Act of Mercy

    Tremayne, Peter / Act of Mercy

     Super sleuth Sister Fidelma returns in the eighth historical mystery by Peter Tremayne, acclaimed author of THE MONK WHO VANISHED, VALLEY OF THE SHADOW and many more.PRAISE FOR ACT OF MERCY: 'Wonderfully evocative' The Times When Sister...

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  • Tremayne, Peter / A Prayer for the Damned

    Tremayne, Peter / A Prayer for the Damned

     Super sleuth Sister Fidelma returns in the seventeenth historical mystery by Peter Tremayne, acclaimed author of MASTER OF SOULS, WHISPERS OF THE DEAD and many more.PRAISE FOR THE SISTER FIDELMA SERIES: 'Rich helpings of evil and tension with...

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  • Tremayne, Peter / Master Of Souls

    Tremayne, Peter / Master Of Souls

     Sister Fidelma must find the link that connects the mysterious crimes in MASTER OF SOULS, Peter Tremayne's brilliant sixteenth novel in the ever-popular Sister Fidelma mystery series.PRAISE FOR THE SISTER FIDELMA SERIES: 'A compulsive readable...

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  • Tremayne, Peter / Dancing with Demons

    Tremayne, Peter / Dancing with Demons

     Sister Fidelma must investigate the murder of the High King himself and by doing so risk civil war, in Peter Tremayne's brilliant eighteenth novel in the ever-popular series.PRAISE FOR THE SISTER FIDELMA SERIES: 'Tremayne's super-sleuth is a...

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  • McCullough, Colleen / First Man In Rome

    McCullough, Colleen / First Man In Rome

     In Rome, 110BC, upstart military genius Gaius Marius marries the daughter of aristocrat Gaius Julius. Three years later her wayward sister marries the attractive, ambitious but unsuitable Lucius Cornelius Sulla. This book unfolds a tale of intrigue...

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  • McCarty, Monica / Highlander Unmasked

    McCarty, Monica / Highlander Unmasked

     Alex MacLeod's virile physique, fearsome reputation, and renowned fighting skills have helped him master to perfection the role of a hardened mercenary. On a secret mission to protect his clan, he must keep his true purpose well hidden. But his...

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  • Cornwell, Bernard / The Bloody Ground

    Cornwell, Bernard / The Bloody Ground

          All of our books are second hand, and while you may not get the exact copy shown in the picture, all of our books are in very good condition. Removing stickers from a book may damage it, so we refrain from doing so. If you see a...

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  • Kane, Ben / Spartacus: Rebellion

    Kane, Ben / Spartacus: Rebellion

     The mighty slave army, led by Spartacus, has crushed all before it, scattering the legions of Rome. Now invincible, he marches towards the Alps and freedom. But storm clouds are growing on the horizon. Crassus, the richest man in Rome, has...

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  • Graeme-Evans, Posie / The Exiled

    Graeme-Evans, Posie / The Exiled

     Anne de Bohun has a dark secret. A secret that threatens her life, and the future of the kingdom of England itself. Raised as a peasant girl, Anne's gift for healing saw her thrust into the dangerous heart of court affairs, and under the spell of...

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  • Saylor, Steven / Honour the Dead

    Saylor, Steven / Honour the Dead

     The year is 1885. A brutal killer is terrorizing the streets of Austin, Texas, and panic engulfs the city as one black servant after another is slain. The spectre of bigotry emerges when lawmen indict a black man but as the bodies continue to mount...

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  • Whitfield, Russell / Roma Victrix

    Whitfield, Russell / Roma Victrix

     The second adventure in the visceral female gladiatortrilogy that began with" Gladiatrix," featuringan unforgettable heroineFour years have passed since Lysandra's epic but inconclusive battle with her hated rival Sorena in the arena of...

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  • Quinn, Julia / A Night Like This

    Quinn, Julia / A Night Like This

     Anne Wynter's job as governess to three highborn young ladies can be a challenge - in a single week she finds herself hiding in a closet full of tubas, playing an evil queen in a play and tending to the wounds of the oh-so-dashing Earl of Winstead...

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