Vikings: A History of the Norse People, Amber Books Ltd.
The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant the Cornish convict
The Vietnam War by Chris McNab and Andrew Wiest is a timely account of the 6,000-day conflict in Southeast Asia. The lucid, authoritative text includes eye-witness accounts of the battles and incidents of America’s undeclared war. The book provides a graphic and compelling account of one of the most brutal conflicts of modern history.
From the author of the national bestseller The Kitchen Boy comes a gripping historical novel about imperial Russia’s most notorious figure.
The Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz: A True Story of World War II by Denis Avey . true story of a British soldier who twice switched places with a Jew in the adjacent prison camp to see what life was like. It was, of course, horrible. FREE at the library.
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Dover Thrift Editions)/Benjamin Franklin
Anne Boleyn : Henry VIII's Obsession by Elizabeth Norton "Doomed queen of Henry…
Paddy's Lament, Ireland Prelude to Hatred by Thomas Gallagher
The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle by Janet Fox ~ Lyrical, haunting, stunning. A longer read, but I savored every page.
The Illustrated History of World War I by Andrew Wiest, Amber Books. With the aid of more than 250 photographs and artworks, the book recreates the battles and campaigns that raged across the surface of the globe, on land, at sea and in the air. Including maps of specific actions and campaigns and feature boxes explaining important events and personalities involved, The Illustrated History of World War I provides a graphic and compelling account of the first truly modern war.
The Mistresses of Henry VIII Kelly Hart.
A biography of the first Tudor queen, who was the only living descendent of Yorkist King Edward IV, and mother of the infamous Henry VIII, sheds new light on the life of this enigmatic woman and mother of the Tudor dynasty.
The Paperback of the The Boy's Book of Outdoor Survival: 101 Courageous Skills for Exploring the Dangerous Wild by Chris McNab at Barnes & Noble.
Heartwarming series set in an English village. Inspiration for Jan Karon's Mitford.
10 amazing novels that will take you to a different time
Frances Irvine, left destitute in the wake of her father’s sudden death, has been forced to abandon her life of privilege in London and emigrate to South Africa.
History of WWI: The Balkans, Italy & Africa by David Jordan, Amber Books, provides a detailed guide to the background and conduct of the war in the Balkan, Italian and African theatres from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo to the surrender of the Central Powers.