The Middle Ages

‘Thomas the Rhymer’ by Ellen Kushner

‘Here Be Dragons’ by Sharon Kay Penman

‘The master of Hestviken’ by Sigrid Undset

The 15th century

‘Gutenberg’s apprentice’ by Alix Christie

‘Court of Wolves’ by Robyn Young

The 16th century

‘Guns of the North’ by P.F. Chisholm

After Flodden’ by Rosemary Goring

‘In the Company of the Courtesan’ by Sarah Dunant

The 17th century

The Coffee Trader’ by David Liss

‘Music and silence’ by Rose Tremain

The 18th century

‘An Almond for a Parrot’ by Wray Delaney

‘Homegoing’ by Yaa Gyasi

‘A Convenient Marriage’ by Georgette Heyer

‘Jacob’s Folly’ by Rebecca Miller

‘Blood & Sugar’ by Laura Shepherd-Richardson

‘Resolution’ by A.N. Wilson

The 19th century

‘Love is Blind’ by William Boyd

‘Tomorrow’ by Damian Dibben

‘In The Distance’ by Hernan Diaz

‘What the Wind Knows’ by Amy Harmon

‘Under the Wide and Starry Sky’ by Nancy Horan

‘I shall be near to you’ by Erin Lindsay McCabe

The Good Thief’ by Hannah Tinti

The 20th century

‘Stay Where You Are And Then Leave’ by John Boyne

‘The Absolutist’ by John Boyne

‘The Last of Our Kind’ by Adélaïde de Clermont-Tonerre

The Rowland Sinclair-mysteries by Sulari Gentill

‘Impossible saints’ by Clarissa Harwood

‘Fame Is The Spur’ by Howard Spring

‘Fire Watch’ by Connie Willis


‘The Extra Man’ by Jonathan Ames

Hag-seed’ by Margret Atwood  

‘John McPake and the Sea Beggars’ by Stuart Campbell

The First Time Lauren Pailing Died’ by Alyson Rudd

‘The twelve lives of Samuel Hawley’ by Hannah Tinti

‘Our Young Man’ by Edmund White 

Fantasy and science-fiction

‘White Apples’ by Jonathan Carroll

‘Here and there and now’ by Mike Chen

‘The Binding’ by Bridget Collins

‘The Chameleon’ by Samuel Fisher

‘The Toymakers’ by Robert Dinsdale

‘The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow’ by Rita Leganski

‘The Parentations’ by Kate Mayfield

‘The Mirror’ by Marlys Millhiser

‘A Dirty Job’ by Christopher Moore

To say nothing of the dog’ by Connie Willis