20th Century

Skeleton Crew

By Beverly Connor - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Forensic anthropologist and amateur detective Lindsay Chamberlain joins a crew of archaeologists excavating a long-lost Spanish Galleon off the Georgia coast. Within days ...Read Review

No Certain Rest

By Jim Lehrer - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The Battle of Antietam was the most violent single day in the history of the American Civil War. More Americans were killed in ...Read Review

Green Grow The Victims

By Jeanne M. Dams - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Third in the Hilda Johansson mystery series set in South Bend, Indiana in 1902, this story unfolds within the context of a county fair, ...Read Review

Darlington’s Fall: A Novel In Verse

By Brad Leithauser - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

Set in Indiana, Darlington’s Fall follows the triumphs and tragedies of naturalist Russel Darlington. In 1895, the precocious Russel embarks on a life-long ...Read Review

Meet John Trow

By Thomas Dyja - Published 2002

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Thomas Dyja’s latest novel may prove to be a summer favorite for historical fiction fans. Set in 1999 Salisbury and Mt. Riga, Connecticut, ...Read Review

Lovely Green Eyes

By Arnost Lustig - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

Fifteen-year-old Hanka Kaudersova must make a choice. Does she seize the opportunity to pass herself off as an Aryan to work in a ...Read Review

Red Gold

By Alan Furst - Published 1999Published 2002

Genres:

Thriller

As the cover art suggests, this story would make a great film noir. Jean Casson, aka Jean Louis Marin, is an unemployed film ...Read Review

Miracle At St. Anna

By James McBride - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

For those not old enough to remember overt racism, this story will reveal just how bad it was for the soldiers of the 92...Read Review

Provinces Of Night

By William Gay - Published 2001

Genres:

Literary

You know you’re in the hands of a master by the way he uses his tools: details, vocabulary, verbs. They all add ...Read Review

Stormy Weather

By Michael Meehan - Published 2002

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In 1955, a company of shabby, over-the-hill vaudevillians arrives at the tiny Australian town of Towaninnie, beginning the novel’s adventures that take place ...Read Review