Book List in Order: 8 titles


  • A note prefacing this complex novel intimates that R.C. Hutchinson's interest was aroused originally by an article in a Dutch journal. The story of Johanna von Leezen was truly puzzling: was she a criminal hiding a corrupt past under the pretence of ...



  • It is 1933 and young doctor, Josef Zeippchmann, begins his placement in a small provincial hospital in Germany. He is hopeful that his experimental research in tuberculosis will bring a breakthrough cure for the disease, but his enthusiasm and innova...



  • Eugen Reichenbach, a 35 year old doctor, born and brought up in Austria, fled with his family to America before WWII erupted. Although he has a comfortable life and a successful career at the Yale School of Medicine, his double identity makes him res...



  • Sabino - the outcast member of a rich mine-owning family - is renowned for his arrogance and brutality. For reasons of personal revenge, he agrees to lead an expedition to crush saboteurs who are attacking a vital railway line. Leading his struggling...



  • Heinrich Gotthold is shot for espionage in an orchard near the small French village of Redonnay. Soon after the war his widow, Hedwig, and John Saggard, his one-time friend and eventual executioner, find themselves face to face. From an English count...



  • Stepan, a Russian aristocrat by birth and lorry driver by trade, has long believed his only child to be dead. When he discovers that his 15-year-old daughter is alive in a Swiss hospital he is determined to take her home. She's afflicted with severe ...



  • Poland, 1939. It is the Russian occupation, not the German invasion, which destroys the aristocratic Kolbeck family. In 1940, they and hundreds of thousands of Poles are driven like cattle into the wastes of Siberia where they are forced to labor for...



  • Set in Russia at the time of the First World War, Testament is the story of a friendship between two men - the narrator, Alexei Ottravesko, a career soldier who has returned to the army after several years in exile in Siberia for political activities...