20th Century

Rum Run

By R.C. Durkee - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

During the summer of 1928, when Prohibition is in force, it has become profitable to transport alcohol across Lake Erie, from Canada to the ...Read Review

The Seventh Link

By Margaret Mayhew - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Hugh (usually known as ‘the Colonel’) lives a genteel retired life in the village of Frog’s End with a curmudgeonly stray cat ...Read Review

The Madman of Piney Woods

By Christopher Paul Curtis - Published 2014

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Newbery Medal winner Christopher Paul Curtis returns to the town of Buxton (Elijah of Buxton), a community of ex-slaves, and adds neighboring Chatham ...Read Review

Night of a Thousand Stars

By Deanna Raybourn - Published 2014

Genres:

AdventureRomance

In Night of a Thousand Stars we meet Penelope “Poppy” Hammond March as she narrowly escapes her wedding ceremony to the heir of ...Read Review

The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush

By Susan Wittig Albert - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this fifth book in a mystery series set in the small town of Darling, Alabama in the 1930s, the town’s bank ...Read Review

Spirits Revived

By Alice Duncan - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This latest book in the long-running Daisy Gumm Majesty series of cozy mysteries opens a year after the death of Daisy’s beloved ...Read Review

Hope at Dawn

By Stacy Henrie - Published 2014

Genres:

Romance

Livy Campbell is the daughter of an all-American family; with two brothers fighting overseas, she desperately wants to help her family and accepts ...Read Review

Dollbaby

By Laura Lane McNeal - Published 2014

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Being born Liberty Bell—because she was born on July 4th—is the least of Ibby’s worries. After her father dies, her ...Read Review

Some Luck

By Jane Smiley - Published 2014

Genres:

Saga

This historical novel follows various members of the Langdon family from 1920 until 1953. Readers first meet Walter and Rosanna Langdon, newlyweds on their farm ...Read Review

Shadows Over Paradise

By Isabel Wolff - Published 2014Published 2015Published 2015-02-10

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Ghostwritten is about Jenni, a ghostwriter who prefers to work for “real” people with stories to tell, rather than celebrities who want publicity. ...Read Review