BIC code: FGU
See also: Historical Fiction
- Hardback - Sphere
Two women. One secret. A heart-breaking choice. Skye, 1903. Jessie, the young daughter of a local midwife, is determined to become a nurse one day, but family loss and heartache jeopardise her dreams. Isabel, the doctor's daughter, is planning to follow in her father's footsteps - even though medicine is not considered a fitting career for a woman. And then there's Archie, Jessie's older brother, who Isabel just can't stay away from. One encounter in the woods, Archie disappears, and all their lives are irrevocably changed.
- The Wicked Day
- Paperback - Hodder
Far from being the scourge of Arthur, his bastard son Mordred actually strives to resist Merlin's prophecy of doom. But he is thwarted by the schemes of his sorceress mother, Queen Morgause, who has brought him up to be her revenge incarnate.
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- Paperback - Fourth Estate
Susan Fletcher tells us the story of an epic historic event, of the difference a single heart can make - and how deep and lasting relationships can come from the most unlikely places.
- Paperback - Allison & Busby
The sequel to 'Mercenaries', 'Warriors' is a thrilling journey with the de Hauteville family and the medieval world they inhabit. Will the might of the Byzantine Empire crush the ambitions of the warrior brothers?
- Hardback - Allison & Busby
The sequel to 'Mercenaries', 'Warriors' is a thrilling journey with the de Hauteville family and the medieval world they inhabit.
- Add to BasketWarrior Daughter
- Paperback - Penguin
Daughter of an Iron Age warrior queen, Skaaha is wild, headstrong and revered. But she is also a child, and when a chariot race leaves her mother dead and the queen's rival Mara in her place, Skaaha's charmed life lies in ruins. Vulnerable, her future imperilled, Skaaha seeks to forge a life beyond the new queen's reach.
- Add to BasketThe Wind That Shakes The Barley: A Novel Of The Life And Loves Of Robert Burns
- Paperback - Black & White
Published in time for the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns on 25 January 2009, 'The Wind That Shakes The Barley' is the classic novel of his life and times. Although he died at the age of just 37, Robert Burns had an extraordinary life.
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- Paperback - Beautiful
Christopher Rush's novel takes as its dramatic theme the deathbed meeting between William Shakespeare and his lawyer, as they meet to set out his final will and testament. As he answers his lawyer's questions, the Bard begins to recall his life.
- Add to BasketWhisky In The Jar
- Paperback - Olida
'Whisky in the Jar' is an historical novel based on the illicit distilling and smuggling activities that occurred around the 18th century on Loch Lomondside.
- Witch Wood
- Paperback - Polygon
Set against the religious struggles and civil wars of 17th-century Scotland, 'Witch Wood' is a gripping atmospheric tale in the spirit of Stevenson and Neil Munro. Buchan's adventure stories, 'The Thirty-Nine Steps' and 'Greenmantle' are classics.