20th Century

Eleanor’s Secret

By Caroline Beecham - Published 2018

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Eleanor’s Secret is British born, Sydney-based writer, Caroline Beecham’s second novel. Her first novel, Maggie’s Kitchen, is the story of ...Read Review

A Thousand Devils (Max Heller, Dresden Detective)

By Frank Goldammer - By Steve Anderson (trans.) - Published 2018

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Mystery/CrimeThriller

Two years after the Dresden firebombing and his investigation of the Fright Man, German police detective Max Heller must solve a series of ...Read Review

Paper Wife

By Laila Ibrahim - Published 2018

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Think about having to leave your country with a different identity. Your success or failure on entering a new nation depends on a ...Read Review

A Murderous Marriage (A Lady and Lady’s Maid Mystery)

By Alyssa Maxwell - Published 2019

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Mystery/Crime

Photo-beautiful Julia Renshaw is set to wed businessman Gilbert Townsend on the Isle of Wight in the spring of 1920. Julia’s family estate ...Read Review

The Prague Coup

By Jean-Luc Fromental - By Miles Hyman - Published 2018

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Mystery/CrimeThriller

Former debutante, aspiring actress, and intelligence officer Elizabeth Montagu, now working for Alexander Korda films, is in snowy and gloomy postwar Vienna in 1948. ...Read Review

The Age of Light

By Whitney Scharer - Published 2019

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Biographical Fiction

I love learning about women whom history has downplayed or ignored, such as Lee Miller, American fashion model-turned-photographer. The novel begins with Lee ...Read Review

Murder at the Queen’s Old Castle (A Reverend Mother Mystery)

By Cora Harrison - Published 2019

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Mystery/Crime

Harrison returns us to 1920s Cork, Ireland in this mystery starring Reverend Mother Aquinas. Reverend Mother is invited to the Queen’s Old ...Read Review

The Mystery of Three Quarters (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)

By Sophie Hannah - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

When four seemingly unconnected individuals receive letters claiming to be from Hercule Poirot and accusing them of murdering the same person, it gets ...Read Review

Bittersweet Brooklyn

By Thelma Adams - Published 2018

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The story of a Jewish mobster and the rippling effects on his family is at the heart of this compelling novel set in ...Read Review

Christmas at Tuppenny Corner

By Katie Flynn - Published 2018

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1939, and 15-year-old Rosie O’Leary and her irascible mother, Maggie, work on a horse-drawn barge on the Leeds and Liverpool canal. It’s ...Read Review