City of Vengeance by DV Bishop

Set in 1500's Florence, City Of Vengeance is the first in a series about Cesare Aldo, an officer for the city's criminal court, in a capacity similar to a detective or policeman. When a Jewish moneylender that he has a connection to turns up murdered, the pressure is on to solve the case and find …

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A Room Made Of Leaves by Kate Grenville

When I was in high school, in Sydney, every class at some point was taken on a day trip to Elizabeth Macarthur's farm, to learn all about the history of the colony days and how the country was built "on the sheep's back", that is, it's first export would be wool. When Australia was being …

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