20th Century

GI Brides

By Duncan Barrett - By Nuala Calvi - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

Tens of thousands of British women married American GIs during World War II; this book traces the lives and loves of four of ...Read Review

Egg and Spoon

By Gregory Maguire - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

Set in the last years of the Russian monarchy, Egg and Spoon is a fanciful mix of history, folklore, philosophy, childhood fantasy, silliness, ...Read Review

Stalemate

By Alan Hamilton - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Set in the early 1930s, this intriguing novel, based on a real-life case, follows the progress of Walter Bruce, a door-to-door insurance salesman, ...Read Review

Liberty Silk

By Kate Beaufoy - Published 2014

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This is the story of three generations of women linked by a silk dress. First there’s Jessie, whose artist husband inexplicably deserts ...Read Review

Love Comes Home

By Ann H. Gabhart - Published 2014

Genres:

Saga

This is the third story about the Merritt family (Angel Sister, 2011; Small Town Girl, 2013). World War II is over, and two of the ...Read Review

Dreaming for Freud

By Sheila Kohler - Published 2014

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During an eleven-week period in 1900, Sigmund Freud treated an eighteen-year-old girl for hysteria and wrote about his treatment in one of the most ...Read Review

The Edison Effect: A Professor Bradshaw Mystery

By Bernadette Pajer - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Professor Benjamin Bradshaw is not merely an academic; he is now an “electrical forensic” specialist working with the Seattle police in the early ...Read Review

Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night

By Barbara J. Taylor - Published 2014

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Barbara J. Taylor’s debut novel is the moving story of a family from Scranton, Pennsylvania at the turn of the 20th century. ...Read Review

The Downstairs Maid

By Rosie Clarke - Published 2014

Genres:

Saga

The author’s biography says she “has penned over one hundred novels under different pseudonyms.” A little research reveals that Rosie Clarke is ...Read Review

The Corners of the Globe

By Robert Goddard - Published 2014

Genres:

Thriller

This is the second in Goddard’s The Wide World trilogy of thrillers set in the years immediately after the First World War, ...Read Review