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Show Me A Mountain

by Kerry Young Bloomsbury Publishing (June 30, 2016)

A story of revolution and oppression, privilege and poverty, love and betrayal from the Costa and Commonwealth-shortlisted author of Pao

Fay Wong is a woman caught between worlds. Her father is a Chinese immigrant...

The Roger Brook Series Starter

by Dennis Wheatley Bloomsbury Publishing (June 07, 2016)

The first two thrilling novels in Dennis Wheatley's historical Roger Brook series.

The year 1783 finds the young Roger Brook fresh out of school and seeking his fame and fortune in France. Brook gets involved...

Someone Will Conquer Them

by Elizabeth Kata Bloomsbury Publishing (November 19, 2015)

Mary Ogata, the American wife of a Japanese scientist, finds herself under house arrest in a mountain village during the Second World War with her steadfast and stubborn servant Suzuki. Enduring suffering at...

With Kisses on Both Cheeks

by Elizabeth Kata Bloomsbury Publishing (October 13, 2015)

The 1960s were a time of contrasts; of a younger generation resisting the constrictive attitudes of their parents, and parents looking on with incredulity at their children's liberal ideals and alien lifestyles....

Bhowani Junction

by John Masters Bloomsbury Publishing (June 09, 2015)

Magnificent novel of Empire and its aftermath

First published in 1954 in the wake of the partition of India, John Masters' great novel Bhowani Junction has increased in stature over the years. Standing between...

By the Green of the Spring

by John Masters Bloomsbury Publishing (May 12, 2015)

1918 dawns desolate over the fields of Flanders. Decimated by the worst war the world has ever seen, neither British nor German troops can break the deadlock of the trenches. After four years of murderous stalemate,...

Heart of War

by John Masters Bloomsbury Publishing (March 24, 2015)

January 1 1916: Europe is bleeding to death as the corpses rot from Poland to Gallipoli in the cruel grip of the Great War...

Heart of War follows the fate and fortunes of the Rowland family and those people...

The Deceivers

by John Masters Bloomsbury Publishing (February 24, 2015)

When William Savage brings his new bride back to Madhya, the Indian town that he governs for the Honourable East India Company, his greatest fear is his ability to satisfy his young wife and live up to her father's...

Now, God be Thanked

by John Masters Bloomsbury Publishing (December 30, 2014)

The gripping story of a world Â? and a family Â? at war. The Rowlands, powerful and rich, are at the centre of British high society, but they are blind to the changes that the Great War will bring. For the...

Desperate Measures

by Dennis Wheatley Bloomsbury Publishing (September 25, 2014)

1814 - 1815

1814. The Irish Witch is dead, and Europe at peace. Roger Brook, now Lord Kildonan, is content to divide his time between his young wife, Mary, and his life-long mistress and spirit-companion, Georgina....

The Story of Santa Claus

by Joseph Mccullough & Peter Dennis Bloomsbury Publishing (September 20, 2014)

The perfect Christmas gift, this beautiful book explains how the bearded, red clad, big bellied, reindeer driving jovial gent came to be the face of Christmas, and reveals the historical origins of Saint Nicholas...

The Irish Witch

by Dennis Wheatley Bloomsbury Publishing (September 16, 2014)

1812 - 1814

The Hell Fire Club is being revived Â? by a sensuous wanton who calls herself the Irish Witch. Once more the titled of the land are being sucked into its vortex of vice and degradation. And among...

The Ravishing of Lady Mary Ware

by Dennis Wheatley Bloomsbury Publishing (August 28, 2014)

Sep 1809 - 1 Jan 1813

In 1809 Roger Brook went to Lisbon and became involved in the Peninsular War. While there he first met Lady Mary Ware, with unexpected results for both of them.

Later, events carried him...

Red Sky at Night, Lovers' Delight

by Jane Aiken Hodge Bloomsbury Publishing (October 24, 2013)

When spirited Kate Warrender embarks on a dangerous impersonation she puts her family and home in jeopardy. In this enthralling new regency novel, first published in 1977, Jane Aiken Hodge, master of romance,...

The Birthday King

by Gabriel Fielding Bloomsbury Publishing (August 27, 2013)

The Birthday King describes Hitler's Germany from the inside of one wealthy industrialist family, part Jewish and part Catholic, entangled in political and financial alliance, frought with petty jealousies,...

Adrian Glynde

by Martin Armstrong Bloomsbury Publishing (March 04, 2013)

First published in 1930, this is a tale of Adrian Glynde, a thirteen year old boy who has lost his father in WWI and has a troubled relationship with his mother. He struggles with loneliness, complicated family...

Juan in China

by Eric Linklater Bloomsbury Publishing (January 21, 2013)

The earlier adventures of Juan Mosely Â? a lineal descendant of Byron's Don Juan Â? continue on an amorous adventure to China where he becomes involved in politics and welfare and deals with them in his own...

Royal Flush

by Margaret Irwin Bloomsbury Publishing (January 21, 2013)

This is not an historical novel in the ordinary sense. It is something new: the life of an actual royal family, whose story is so rich and varied that it falls naturally into the form of a modern novel. The...

Manly Pursuits

by Ann Harries Bloomsbury Publishing (January 03, 2013)

Cape Town, 1899. Diamond tycoon Cecil Rhodes believes that he has only months to live, and that the only thing that can save him is the sound of English birdsong. He recruits Francis Wills to transport 200 birds...

The Dark of Summer

by Eric Linklater Bloomsbury Publishing (December 01, 2012)

In the early years of the Second World War an army officer is sent to the Faroe Islands to investigate rumours of a collaboration with the Nazi regime in Norway. What he finds changes lives, not least his own....

Tuppenny Times

by Beryl Kingston Bloomsbury Publishing (October 26, 2012)

Spirited and independent, lady's maid Nan Smithen has ambitions far beyond her station. Marriage to a wealthy businessman enchanted by her youth brings her position, children and a comfortable union. Until her...

Xanthippic Dialogues

by Roger Scruton Bloomsbury Publishing (October 22, 2012)

In Plato's dialogues, an idealised Socrates expounds the ideas for which Plato will, until the end of history, be famous. The world of Forms; the ideal Republic with its totalitarian masterplan; the tribute...

Sixpenny Stalls

by Beryl Kingston Bloomsbury Publishing (October 16, 2012)

As England basks in the golden years of Queen Victoria's reign, the Easter empire that began half a decade before with Nan Easter's newspaper walk, is growing from strength to strength. But then tragedy strikes,...

Tales of the West Riding

by Phyllis Bentley Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2012)

It is a wonderfully wide and multifarious pageant of West Riding life that Phyllis Bentley has spread before us down the years: and now, in Tales of the West Riding (six stories, one of them almost a novel in...

Frontier Passage

by Ann Bridge Bloomsbury Publishing (September 14, 2012)

A story of Spain and its Civil War, and a pair of star-crossed lovers.

This new novel has many virtues, all of them attractive -- picturesque montage, an appealing cast, substantial-and often exciting -- action,...

Thieves in the Night

by Arthur Koestler Bloomsbury Publishing (August 28, 2012)

Thieves in the Night : Chronicle of an Experiment was written in 1946. Originally intended to be the first of a trilogy, Koestler later concluded that the book stood on its own and plans for further novels made...

A Shadow on the Sun

by Francis Cottam Bloomsbury Publishing (August 22, 2012)

First published in 2006, this is the story of Polish war exile Julia Smollen who has escaped the horrors of Nazi labour camp to forge a new life in California with her daughter, Natasha.

It's an exciting time...

Slapton Sands

by Francis Cottam Bloomsbury Publishing (August 22, 2012)

They were just like the beaches at Normandy, Slapton Sand. That's why they trained them there - an army of invasion secluded in sleepy south Devon. But fifteen hundred soldiers perished at Slapton Sands, and...

Another Part of the Wood

by Denis Mackail Bloomsbury Publishing (July 25, 2012)

First published in 1929, this is the tale of Miss Ursula Brett, known to her friends as Noodles, who gets sent back to her seaside school by her miserly uncle after apparently encouraging improper advances from...

The Cry from Street to Street

by Hilary Bailey Bloomsbury Publishing (July 02, 2012)

"They call London the Great Whore, and no wonder, seeing so many of her daughters are practising her trade there", says Mary Kelly, who returns to London in the summer of 1888. This is a story of London's Victorian...


by Hilary Bailey Bloomsbury Publishing (July 02, 2012)

Hilary Bailey re-invents the history of the Trojan Wars and tells a new story of Cassandra. Legend has it that Cassandra died at the hand of Clytemnestra, but in this novel she escapes to a farm in Thessaly,...

After the Cabaret

by Hilary Bailey Bloomsbury Publishing (July 02, 2012)

In 1940, Sally Bowles, that spirited character from Christopher Isherwood's Goodbye to Berlin, decides to leave her baby daughter with her parents in the country and return to London. There, despite the Blitz,...

Elizabeth and Lily

by Hilary Bailey Bloomsbury Publishing (July 02, 2012)

Spanning 30 years from 1886 to 1917, this novel, first published in 1997, follows the lives of two women from different ends of the social scale. They are reunited as adults and find that their friendship helps...

Mrs Rochester

by Hilary Bailey Bloomsbury Publishing (July 02, 2012)

Have you ever wondered what happened after Jane found Mr Rochester, blinded and crippled by the fire that destroyed Thornfield Hall? After the death of his wife freed him to marry his young love, and the destruction...

Miles and Flora

by Hilary Bailey Bloomsbury Publishing (June 29, 2012)

In this sequel to Henry James' The Turn of the Screw, as Flora prepares herself for a ball held by the parents of her fiancé, she's startled to see in the mirror a young man standing behind her. She is alarmed...

The Strange Adventures of Charlotte Holmes

by Hilary Bailey Bloomsbury Publishing (June 29, 2012)

In this pastiche of Sherlock Holmes we find Sherlock's sister Charlotte to have superior genius, wit and charm with no fewer crimes to solve with the inimitable assistance of Mary Watson.


by Anita Mason Bloomsbury Publishing (June 08, 2012)

First published in 1994, this is an incisive analysis of a woman caught up in evil, a viscerally realistic novel about a Nazi test pilot loosely based on the life of Third Reich heroine Hanna Reitsch (1912-1979)....

A Factory of Cunning

by Philippa Stockley Bloomsbury Publishing (April 16, 2012)

First published in 2005, this story tells how in the years before the French Revolution, London is an unsettled, dangerous place: the scene of an exquisite, thrilling tale of revelation and revenge.

One freezing...

A Spell For Old Bones

by Eric Linklater Bloomsbury Publishing (December 01, 2011)

"When the giants fell, old bones revived" - there is the rubric for Eric Linklater's new story, first published in 1949. There may be no historical foundation for his tale of a fantastic war, in the First century...


by Graham Masterton Bloomsbury Publishing (December 01, 2011)

First published in 1984, this is the story of how when Englishman Eyre Walker, newly arrived in Australia, meets the beautiful Charlotte Lindsay, romance quickly blossoms. But theirs is a relationship with fatal...

BR Disgrace And Favour

by Jeremy Potter Bloomsbury Publishing (December 01, 2011)

First published in 1975, Disgrace and Favour is a novel of life on the Border in the dying years of Elizabeth I's reign and of intrigue and immorality at the court of King James. It is the story of the Queen's...

A Trail of Blood

by Jeremy Potter Bloomsbury Publishing (December 01, 2011)

In 1536, the murder of the princes in the Tower is still within living memory . . .

Brother Thomas of Croyland Abbey has an urgent mission - to find a new king and perhaps save the great abbeys of England from...

The Tightening String

by Ann Bridge Bloomsbury Publishing (December 01, 2011)

This novel records the lives of a group of English diplomats in Budapest from the Spring of 1940, up to the entry of the Germans which compels them to leave in Easter 1941. Crossing the Russian frontier en route...

'Sir!' She Said

by Alec Waugh Bloomsbury Publishing (October 28, 2011)

"The man who asks a woman what she wants deserves all that's coming to him!"

This was Melanie's viewpoint and she always knew exactly what she wanted. Julia was different. She worked in a dress shop and she...

Blackkerchief Dick

by Margery Allingham Bloomsbury Publishing (October 28, 2011)

First published in 1923, this is a historical novel about smugglers set on Mersea Island in the 17th century inspired by a series of seances held by the Allingham family while on holiday on Mersea.

Rise, Canadians!

by Margaret Bellasis Bloomsbury Publishing (October 28, 2011)

A true, beautiful tale of the Mackenzie Rebellion against the British colonial government in 1837 and 1838 told in the form of a novel.


by Norman Collins Bloomsbury Publishing (October 28, 2011)

First published in 1942, Anna is the story of a woman and an era. Against the background of France and Germany at the time of the Franco-Prussian war of 1870, Norman Collins tells with great brilliance the story...

Hard Travellin'

by Kenneth Allsop Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

It was the railway system which moulded the American hobo into the legendary figure he became, especially in the depression years, but surviving until today. His origins, however, go back to the early pioneer...

'I Shall Not Want'

by Norman Collins Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

Set in Edwardian London, this is the absorbing story of the life-long conflict between the love and ambitions of unrepentant sinner John Marco.

Still She Wished For Company

by Margaret Irwin Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

The story moves between the 1920s and the 1770s, following two heroines: 20th century Jan Challard, a London girl, and 18th century Juliana Clare, the youngest daughter of an aristocratic Berkshire family. Jan...