20th Century

The Uninvited Countess

By Michael Kilian - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The story starts with humorous banter between art dealer Bedford Green and his “famously tall and lovely assistant” Sloane. It’s 1925 and Gertrude ...Read Review

The Stricklands

By Edwin Lanham - Published 2002

Genres:

Saga

Life during the Great Depression is hard, particularly for those living in Oklahoma. The Stricklands are one such family. Facing imminent loss of ...Read Review

Dark Star

By Alan Furst - Published 2002

Genres:

Thriller

Set in the area between Germany and Russia known as The Pale of Settlement in the years immediately prior to WWII, this spellbinding ...Read Review

The Camel of Destruction

By Michael Pearce - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In a 1910 Cairo rife with corrupt, strangely modern land deals and sour banking schemes, series sleuth Captain Owen solves yet another mysterious death, ...Read Review

Murder on the Minnesota

By Conrad Allen - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

George Dillman and Genevieve Masefield have already made a name for themselves as shipboard detectives with the Cunard Lines. Now they are invited ...Read Review

Night Soldiers

By Alan Furst - Published 2002

Genres:

MilitaryThriller

Alan Furst’s body of work remains totally focused on Europe between 1933 and 1945. Khristo Stoianev, a Bulgarian peasant, is introduced into the brutality ...Read Review

The Mamur Zapt & The Return of the Carpet

By Michael Pearce - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

With the celebration of the Return of the Holy Carpet from Mecca soon to take place, Captain Owen, the Mamur Zapt or head ...Read Review

Forgotten Fire

By Adam Bagdasarian - Published 2001

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Vahan Kenderian was 12 when the Ottoman Turks sought to exterminate the Armenians in 1915. Comforts of his family’s upper class life in Bitlis, ...Read Review

Funnymen

By Ted Heller - Published 2002

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I hadn’t heard of the fabulous comic duo of Fountain and Bliss before reading this huge biographical compendium of their careers as ...Read Review

Angel of Mercy

By James Scott Bell - By Tracie Peterson - Published 2002

Genres:

Inspirational

Angel of Mercy, third in Peterson and Bell’s Shannon Saga, portrays the life of a young, single woman in the predominant male ...Read Review