The Locksmith’s Daughter by Karen Brooks

THE LOCKSMITH’S DAUGHTER Author: Karen Brooks Publisher: William Morrow Format: Paperback Genre: Historical Fiction Back Cover Blurb Mallory Bright is the only daughter of London’s master locksmith. For her there is no lock too elaborate, no secret too well kept. Sir Francis Walsingham, spymaster and protector of Queen Elizabeth—the last of the Tudor monarchs—and her… Continue reading

The Stockholm Octavo by Karen

THE STOCKHOLM OCTAVO Author: Karen Engelmann Publisher: Ecco Books Format: Paperback Genre: Historical Fiction BACK COVER BLURB Life is close to perfect for Emil Larsson, a self-satisfied bureaucrat in the Office of Customs and Excise in 1791 Stockholm. He is a true man of the Town–a drinker, card player, and contented bachelor—until one evening when… Continue reading

The Incendium Plot by

THE INCENDIUM PLOT Author: A.D. Swanston Publisher: Corgi Format: Paperback Genre: Historical Fiction BACK COVER BLURB Summer, 1572 and England is vulnerable. Fear of plague and insurrection taint the air, and heresy, fanaticism and religious unrest seethe beneath the surface of society. Rumour and mistrust lead to imprisonment, torture and sometimes murder. To the young… Continue reading