20th Century

Natchez Burning

By Greg Iles - Published 2014



In this sprawling novel, Iles, best known for his contemporary mysteries featuring prosecutor and author Penn Cage, begins his anticipated epic trilogy. Interweaving ...Read Review

Flying Time

By Suzanne North - Published 2014



On the eve of the Second World War, Kay Jeynes volunteers to transfer out of her typist’s job to work for Japanese ...Read Review

An Unwilling Accomplice

By Charles Todd - Published 2014



It’s 1918 and Bess Crawford, of Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service, has just returned to London from France with a convoy ...Read Review

A Barricade in Hell

By Jaime Lee Moyer - Published 2014



This is the second in a series of paranormal mysteries set in San Francisco after the onset of WWI. Delia Martin has the ...Read Review

The Ghost of the Trenches

By Helen Watts - By Taffy Thomas - Published 2014


Children/Young AdultShort Stories

This book comprises fourteen stories from the Great War, and what I like about them is that they are very varied. Some will ...Read Review

The Night Run

By Bali Rai - Published 2014


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

The difficulty with this slim novel is that it falls between two stools. On the one hand, it is a straightforward adventure story; ...Read Review

The Art Procurer

By Jeff Ridenour - Published 2013Published 2013-12-05


The Tower of the Blue Horses, an immense painting by early twentieth-century German Exhibitionist painter, Franz Marc, forms the keystone of Jeff Ridenour’...Read Review

Lucky Us

By Amy Bloom - Published 2014


At the age of twelve, Evie Acton’s young mother leaves her on the steps of her father’s house, where she meets ...Read Review


By David Fuller - Published 2014


Biographical Fiction

In 1913, Harry Longbaugh, aka The Sundance Kid, is released from a Wyoming prison under the assumed name of Harry Alonzo. The Kid, along ...Read Review

A Matter of Breeding

By J. Sydney Jones - Published 2014



The fifth installment of Jones’ Viennese Mystery series finds Karl Werthen and Dr. Hans Gross puzzling over a peculiar succession of ritualistic murders ...Read Review