20th Century

The Last Cherry Blossom

By Kathleen Burkinshaw - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

During the Greater East Asian War, known in the west as World War II, 12-year-old Yuriko lives with her father in Hiroshima. She ...Read Review

The Voyage of the Dolphin

By Kevin Smith - Published 2016

Genres:

Nautical

Dublin, February 1916, and three students, Fitzmaurice, Rafferty and Crozier, are at Trinity College amidst a combination of student pranks, Home Rule disturbances, and ...Read Review

Dressed for Death

By Julianna Deering - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The newest Drew Farthering mystery is set in a British manor house belonging to the parents of Drew’s college chum. Drew and ...Read Review

An Honorable Man

By Paul Vidich - Published 2016

Genres:

Thriller

Set in Washington, DC in 1953, this spy thriller depicts the CIA against the backdrop of the Cold War and McCarthyism. Killed agents and ...Read Review

Richard’s Feet

By Carey Harrison - Published 2015

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This is the fictional memoir, ostensibly written in 1968, of Richard Thurgo who has led a most intriguing life. He is a big cheese ...Read Review

Stolen Memories

By Mary Miley - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Eva Johnson, the main character in Mary Miley’s gripping new 1920s-set book Stolen Memories, begins the novel’s events at rock-bottom: she ...Read Review

A Country Road, A Tree

By Jo Baker - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

This is the story of an Irish writer’s bleak WWII years in German-occupied France. “A Country Road, a Tree” is the setting ...Read Review

Death Deals a Hand: A California Zephyr Mystery

By Janet Dawson - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

A year after the disastrous run on the California Zephyr that included a rockslide and a murder in Death Rides the Zephyr, and ...Read Review

The Dress

By Kate Kerrigan - Published 2016

Genres:

The story centers on a dress that links the lives of three separate women, transcending continents and decades to pull their separate narratives ...Read Review

Darktown

By Thomas Mullen - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1948, the city of Atlanta hires its first African-American police officers. Although uniformed and armed, the eight new officers find they are still ...Read Review