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#15 As the Crow flies – Jeffrey Archer

Charlie's progress from the teeming streets of Whitechapel to the elegance of Chelsea Terrace is only a few miles as the crow flies, but his actual journey takes him much longer. A story of love, ambition and revenge through the triumphs and disasters of the century.  I remember receiving this book as a birthday present… Continue reading #15 As the Crow flies – Jeffrey Archer


World Without End – Ken Follett

A war that lasts a hundred years. A plague that ravages a continent. A rivalry that could destroy everything. World Without End is a historical novel by Ken Follett set between the years 1327-1361, England. It is a sequel to his previous book "The Pillars of the Earth" and takes place in the same fictional… Continue reading World Without End – Ken Follett


#10 The Pillars of the Earth

Set in the turbulent times of twelfth-century England when civil war, famine, religious strife and battles over  royal succession tore lives and families apart, The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of the building of a magnificent cathedral. The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett is a historical novel set in 12th century England. It follows… Continue reading #10 The Pillars of the Earth


#9 River God

Taita, a slave in the house of Lord Intef watches Egypt fall into decadence and immorality. He and his proteges Lostris and Tanus try to restore Egypt to its former glory. When a weak Pharaoh allows Egypt to be crushed by an invasion, the Egyptians are forced to take a voyage down the Nile, into a land never… Continue reading #9 River God


#7 The Heretic Queen

Princess Nefertari is the last surviving member of the Eighteenth Dynasty that ruled over Egypt.  Her relatives, the infamous Akhenaten and Nefertiti haunt her past and future. Faced with the anger and hatred of the people of Egypt she embarks on her new life as Queen of Egypt when she marries Ramesses II.  Will she… Continue reading #7 The Heretic Queen


# 5 Madame Tussaud

Paris 1788, Marie is a determined young woman  in love with her work. Caught during the french revolution Marie must decide who's side she is on. How will she survive the revolution? How did she come to be known as the woman behind the most famous museums in the world? As I have stated earlier,… Continue reading # 5 Madame Tussaud