A Rising Man is the debut novel from Abir Mukherjee, a Scottish author who has had recent success with his series of crime novels set in India during the time of the British Raj. His books have won numerous awards and been translated into 15 languages. Click on the title to read our review.
Stella Tillyard is an English author and historian whose books include a number about the royal family – George IV: King in Waiting; A Royal Affair: George III and his Troublesome Siblings; and Aristocrats. The Great Level is set after the Civil War and about a quite different subject that must have had momentous impact on the inhabitants of the Fens. Click on the title to read our review.