Category Archives: historical

The Hidden Child

The Hidden Child by Camilla Läckberg  (Sweden) 2007 (2011 in English) / 400 pages read by Simon Vance / 14h 58m rating: B- / crime (police procedural) I’ve been reading along in this series but Audible doesn’t have the 3rd book … Continue reading

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An Evil Eye

An Evil Eye by Jason Goodwin 2011  /301 pages Read by Stephen Hoye 9h 34m Rating:  B- /historical crime (Yashim the Eunuch Series, Book 4) I’ve been reading along in the Yashim series ever since The Janissary Tree (2007) and have to say … Continue reading

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The Bellini Card

The Bellini Card  (#3 in Yashim the Ottoman series) by Jason Goodwin 2008 / 304 pages read by Steven Hove 10h 24m Rating B+/ historical crime In the mid-15th century a Turkish sultan named Mehmed conquered Constantinople and much of the rest … Continue reading

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Eye of the Red Tsar

Eye of the Red Tsar by Sam Eastland crime / Russia-historical 2010 / 288 pages read by Paul Michael 9h 4m rating:  B+ The Tsar and his family were executed in 1918.  Now,  in 1928,  Pekkala (of the unknown first … Continue reading

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The Snake Stone

The Snake Stone by Jason Goodwin 2008/320 pages read by Stephen Hoye 10h 49m rating:   B- I so looked forward to this at the time I started and it started very, very well.  But somehow,  for some reason,  I … Continue reading

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