20th Century

The White Camellia

By Juliet Greenwood - Published 2016


Set during the Edwardian Era, The White Camellia is a beautifully written novel that moves between London and Cornwall, encompassing the suffrage movement, ...Read Review

Dance of the Jakaranda

By Peter Kimani - Published 2017Published 2017-03-16Published 2018



In 1901, a train chugs along Kenya’s Rift Valley on the newly laid tracks from Mombasa to Port Victoria. Seated in the first-class ...Read Review

The Hoarse Oaths of Fife

By Chris Moore - Published 2017


This book is divided into two halves. It begins in 1965, with two teenage boys going to Scotland to work as potato roguers on ...Read Review

If You Are There

By Susan Sherman - Published 2017


In 1901, Lucia Rutkowski is destined for poverty and millwork in a Warsaw ghetto when she flees that fate for domestic service in Paris. ...Read Review

Vivian in Red

By Kristina Riggle - Published 2016


Milo Short made his name in the 1930s as a young Broadway lyricist favorably compared with Cole Porter. At the age of 88, he ...Read Review

It Is Well

By James D. Shipman - Published 2016


In 1939 in a cemetery in Snohomish, Washington, Jonathan Beecher stands mournfully at the burial of his wife, who has died of cancer at 38. ...Read Review

The Devil’s Mercedes: The Bizarre and Disturbing Adventures of Hitler’s Limousine in America

By Robert Klara - Published 2017



In the waning days of World War II, American soldiers looted Germany for souvenirs: homebound plunder including lugers, daggers, and helmets—anything with ...Read Review

Cardinal Hill

By Mary Anna Bryan - Published 2016


Cardinal Hill is a thoughtful coming-of-age novel set in the Deep South in the 1930s and ´40s. Margaret Norman barely remembers her mother, ...Read Review

Curtain of Death: A Clandestine Operation Novel

By W.E.B. Griffin - By William E. Butterworth IV - Published 2016



In this 3rd installment of the Clandestine Operation series, James Cronley, the Director of Central Intelligence Europe, has a new problem. One of ...Read Review

The Echo of Twilight

By Judith Kinghorn - Published 2017


Shortly before WWI, a working-class Englishwoman accepts a position as personal maid to a titled lady. The two become friends but, like the ...Read Review