Thunder on the Moor by Andrea Matthews
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Publication Date: October 30, 2019
Format: Paperback & eBook; 432 pages
Genre: Historical Fiction/Scottish/Time Travel


Maggie Armstrong grew up enchanted by her father’s tales of blood feuds and border raids. In fact, she could have easily fallen for the man portrayed in one particular image in his portrait collection. Yet when her father reveals he was himself an infamous Border reiver, she finds it a bit far-fetched—to say the least—especially when he announces his plans to return to his sixteenth century Scottish home with her in tow.

Beware the Lizard Lurking by Vivienne Brereton
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Publication Date: 12th February 2021
Publisher: Yuletide Press
Series: The House of the Red Duke, Book 2
Page Length: 302 Pages
Genre: Historical Fiction


Welcome to the candlelit courts of Europe!

Uninvited guests at a secret wedding.

A frozen River Thames.

May Day celebrations to remember.

The young Henry VIII, with the aid of his chief advisor, Thomas Wolsey, and against the

A Wild Legacy by Celeste De Blasis
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Publication Date: February 15, 2021
Publisher: Bookouture
Series: Wild Swan Trilogy, Book 3
Format: ebook
Genre: Historical Fiction, Family Saga


Lexy Culhane follows in stunned silence as her father bundles her younger brothers onto the train in a midnight flight away from the only life they have ever known. It seems impossible to her that her gentle, loving mother could have shot a man.

Despite the shock, Lexy soon grows to love her new home at Wild Swan, the grand horse farm in Maryland run by her formidable

The Search by Michael L. Ross
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Publication Date: December 15, 2020
Publisher: HistoricalNovelsRUS
Page Length: 217 Pages
Series: Across the Great Divide, Book II
Genre: Historical Fiction, Christian Historical Fiction, Historical Romance


Where do you go when home is no longer an option?

The guns of the Civil War have ceased firing, and the shots are but an echo... yet the war rages on, deep inside Will Crump's soul. His "soldier's heart" is searching for peace, and in that quest Will joins the westward movement, setting his path on a collision

The Fall of Kings by Stuart Rudge
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Publication Date: February 5th 2021
Publisher: Independently Published
Page Length: 406 pages
Series: Legend of the Cid, Book 3
Genre: Historical Fiction


Castile. 1071AD. Three kings. One crown.

After Sancho II of Castile dispatches his champion Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar to capture his brother, King Garcia of Galicia, he hopes it is a defining moment in his quest to reunite the lands of his father under one banner. But Alfonso VI of Leon is one step ahead, and has already added the lands of Galicia to his domain. When the only alternative is war,

Six Degrees of Separation: From Redhead by the Side of the Road to The Unfortunate Victim

The first Saturday of the month is time to play Six Degrees of Separation. This meme is hosted by Kate of Books Are My Favourite and Best. The aim is to link six books to each other from the starting point, which today is Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler.

I've not read this book but have read several by an author with the same surname: L.C. Tyler. Len Tyler writes comic crime novels. I'm following his historical mystery series set in the 17th century which features John Grey, a lawyer and a spy. The latest and fifth book in this series is The Bleak Midwinter.

The fifth book in another series I'm following is The Bee's Kiss by Barbara Cleverly. Initially this series was set in 1920s India during the

2021 Cloak and Dagger Challenge
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Hosted by: Carol @ Carol's Notebook
Challenge period: 1st January to 31st December, 2021
Sign Up: Ends March 15, 2021

You can read any book that is from the mystery/suspense/thriller/crime genres. Any sub-genres are welcome as long as they incorporate one of these genres.

The Woodsman's Rose by Gifford MacShane

Publication Date: January 25th 2021
Publisher: Independently Published
Series: (Donovan Family Saga, Book 2)
Page Length: 329 pages
Genre: Historical Fiction / Western Romance


1880s Arizona

Daniel Donovan wants nothing more than to get married, unless it's to restore his friendship with his closest friend, Alec Twelve Trees.

Alec is raging about his mother's murderer, whose identity Daniel knows but will not reveal, as the killer is dead and the family he left behind would be compromised if the knowledge

Restitution by Janet Lee Berg

Publication Date: 30th September 2020
Publisher: Koehler
Series: Sequel to "Rembrandt's Shadow"
Page Length: 262 Pages
Genre: Historical Fiction


“Restitution” is the riveting, multigenerational story of Sylvie Rosenberg, a Holocaust survivor traumatized by the memory of her art dealer father forced to trade paintings with the Nazis in an attempt to save their large extended family.  Sylvie’s adult life in 1970s New York is plagued by survivors’ guilt and bitterness.  But when her self-destructive ways threaten to upend the life of her Vietnam-vet son, Sylvie finally needs to face

The Canterbury Murders by E.M. Powell
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Publication Date: November 12, 2020
Publisher: Crosshaven Press
Series: Stanton & Barling, #3
Genre: Historical Fiction/Mystery


A fire-ravaged cathedral. An ungodly murder.

Easter, 1177. Canterbury Cathedral, home to the tomb of martyr Saint Thomas Becket, bears the wounds of a terrible fire. Benedict, prior of the great church, leads its rebuilding. But horror interrupts the work. One of the stonemasons is found viciously murdered, the dead man’s face disfigured by a shocking wound.