‘The Two Hotel Francforts' by David Leavitt

“While the juxtaposition of what is told with what is suggested provides a good deal of tension in the novel, we are also gripped by the time and place of Leavitt’s story: Lisbon in the summer 1940, a year into World War II…”… read more

‘She Rises’ by Kate Worsley

She Rises is an intriguing well-written debut that will please historical fiction fans, especially those interested in what constructs of gender have looked like in the past…. read more