20th Century

Frontline Nurses

By Holly Green - Published 2018



Leonora Malham Brown and her friend Victoria, members of FANY (First Aid Nursing Yeomanry), travel to Bulgaria in the midst of the First ...Read Review

The Reckoning at Gossamer Pond

By Jaime Jo Wright - Published 2018



Two women separated by 100 years are bound together by their small town’s buried secrets. Gossamer Grove, Wisconsin, in 1907 is shaken up by ...Read Review

Two Roads

By Joseph Bruchac - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

After losing his farm and his mother to the hard times of the 1930s Depression, twelve-year-old Cal Black and his beloved Pop Will ...Read Review

Girls on the Line

By Aimie K. Runyan - Published 2018


Girls on the Line brings to light the World War I Hello Girls. These American women served in the U.S. army as ...Read Review

The Ragged Edge of Night

By Olivia Hawker - Published 2018


In 1942 Germany, the Nazis force Anton Starzmann, a former Franciscan monk, to leave his monastery and return to the life of a layperson. ...Read Review

Smoke and Ashes (Sam Wyndham)

By Abir Mukherjee - Published 2018Published 2019



The Christmas of 1921 is approaching in Calcutta, and Captain Sam Wyndham of the Imperial Police Force could hardly care less. A shell-shocked war ...Read Review

The Midnight Front: A Dark Arts Novel

By David Mack - Published 2018


Historical Fantasy

In August 1939, an ocean liner carrying people fleeing the looming war in Europe for the U.S. is struck by a German torpedo—...Read Review

A Moment in Crime: A Santa Fe Revival Mystery

By Amanda Allen - Published 2018



A Moment in Crime is the second in Allen’s Santa Fe Revival mystery series. War widow and painter Maddie Alwin, enjoying a ...Read Review

The Girl in the Pink Raincoat

By Alrene Hughes - Published 2018


Life for factory girls was uneventful in Manchester, an industrial city in northwest England in 1939. For Gracie Earnshaw, working in a factory making ...Read Review

The Battle for England

By Mr Bernard Neeson - Published 2017


Alternate History

I remember when I was a schoolboy reading a passage from Churchill’s war memoirs in which he half-regretted that Hitler had never ...Read Review