20th Century

Evidence of Things Unseen

By Marianne Wiggins - Published 2003



For an example of how to take unremarkable people and turn their story into something worth writing about, read Evidence of Things Unseen. ...Read Review

A Greater Glory

By James Scott Bell - Published 2003



Kit Shannon returns in a new series, The Trials of Kit Shannon, which is highly recommended for fans of the Shannon Saga (City ...Read Review

Fire in the Rock

By Joe Martin - Published 2003


Children/Young AdultInspirational

It is 1956 in this coming-of-age story, and Bo Fisher, a white preacher’s kid, begins an idyllic summer with his best friend Pollo, ...Read Review

All Honest Men

By Claude Stanush - By Michele Stanush - Published 2003


Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

Back in the 1970s the father half of this father-daughter writing team became a close friend of Willis Newton, leader of one of ...Read Review

The Marine

By James Brady - Published 2003


Biographical FictionMilitary

 “Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the ...Read Review

Tuxedo Park

By Jennet Conant - Published 2002



Conant’s first book is a vividly written biography of Alfred Loomis, Wall Street mogul in the 1920s and brilliant amateur physicist after 1929. ...Read Review


By Uwe Timm - Published 2003 (c1983)



German Southwest Africa in 1904-1907 provides the principal setting for this recently translated 1983 novel about the suppression of the Herero and Hottentot rebellions. ...Read Review

Shadow Boxer

By Eddie Muller - Published 2003


Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

There’s only one thing wrong with this throwback to the 1940s era of sports-based pulp fiction. Well, make it two. While Billy ...Read Review

Bruised Hibiscus

By Elizabeth Nunez - Published 2002 (c2000)



Set in Trinidad in the 1950s, Bruised Hibiscus explores themes that still resonate today– race and gender. Rosa, a white woman married to ...Read Review

The Young Wan

By Brendan O'Carroll - Published 2003


Biographical FictionInspirational

It’s the night before Agnes Reddin’s wedding to “Redser” Browne, a ceremony that Agnes knows might never take place. She spends ...Read Review