20th Century

Sins of the 7th Sister

By Huston Curtiss - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical FictionSaga

Southerners truly revere our eccentrics. But of all the hideous, funny, family secrets I’ve heard and told, none can top Huston Curtiss’...Read Review

Shadow Without a Name

By Ignacio Padilla - Published 2003

Genres:

MilitaryMystery/CrimeThriller

Two men play chess on a train bound for the eastern front in 1914. The loser will serve as a soldier in a doomed ...Read Review

Fortress Besieged

By Jeanne Kelly (trans.) - By Nathan K. Mao (trans.) - By Qian Zhongshu - Published 2004

Genres:

Literary

Fortress Besieged was initially published in China in 1947 and is debatably considered one of the finest Chinese novels of last century and for ...Read Review

The Trees of Eden

By Linda Dorrell - Published 2004

Genres:

Inspirational

This novel takes place during the Influenza Epidemic of 1917-1918. The setting of a small town in South Carolina and a well detailed ...Read Review

Law of Return

By Rebecca Pawel - Published 2004

Genres:

Adventure

It is 1940. The Spanish Civil War has finally ended, while the war in Europe heats up. Carlos Tejada, newly promoted to lieutenant in ...Read Review

When it was our War: A Soldier’s Wife on the Home Front

By Stella Suberman - Published 2003

Genres:

Nonfiction

A sequel to The Jew Store (1998), this chatty and delightful memoir, filled with authentic period detail, chronicles the life of a small-town Southern ...Read Review

The Turtle Warrior

By Mary Relindes Ellis - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

When James Lucas enlists in the Marines he knows he will see action in Vietnam, but he doesn’t realize what devastating repercussions ...Read Review

The Last Cut

By Michael Pearce - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Water has always been pivotal to Egypt. It remains so in the post-WWI British-ruled Egypt where this story is set. Systems of irrigation ...Read Review

The Bride Hunt

By Jane Feather - Published 2004

Genres:

Romance

This second volume in the Matchmaker series, set in early 20th century London, features Prudence, the middle Duncan sister: intelligent, serious, beautiful, with ...Read Review

Toward the Sunrise

By Judith Pella - Published 2003

Genres:

Inspirational

The three Keagan sisters take the fortitude, hope, and wisdom of faith-filled Americans into the vilest of global war situations in this third ...Read Review