Editors' Choice

The Thief of Time

By John Boyne - Published 2007

Genres:

Time-slip

John Boyne has written a quietly profound tale about a middle-aged man who, inexplicably, stops aging. Matthieu Zela, born in 1743, flees Paris with ...Read Review

Royal Harlot: A Novel of the Countess of Castlemaine and King Charles II

By Susan Holloway Scott - Published 2007

Genres:

Romance

Having previously provided a fictional memoir of Sarah, first Duchess of Marlborough (Duchess, an Editors’ Choice), Scott brings to vivid life another of ...Read Review

All the Tea in China

By Jane Orcutt - Published 2007

Genres:

AdventureInspirationalRomance

Isabella Goodrich is a singular woman. Raised by her uncle, an Oxford Dean, she is a swordswoman and scholar. Since both of these ...Read Review

The Court of the Air

By Stephen Hunt - Published 2007

Genres:

FantasyMystery/Crime

The Land of Jackals is a warped echo of Britain during the early 19th century, and at its beating heart is the city ...Read Review

Peony in Love

By Lisa See - Published 2007

Genres:

Romance

Enter the enticing world of the Peony Pavilion, a 16th-century Chinese opera now entwining the lives of three Hangzhou women over a hundred ...Read Review

The Lark’s Lament

By Alan Gordon - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

The Lark’s Lament is the sixth of Alan Gordon’s Fools’ Guild mysteries. Theophilus the Fool now shares the stage with his ...Read Review

Dispensation of Death

By MICHAEL JECKS - Published 2007

Genres:

Biographical FictionMilitaryMystery/Crime

1325: the reign of Edward II.England is in the grip of tyranny. Not so much from the reigning king, who though weak-willed is ...Read Review

Portrait of an Unknown Woman

By Vanora Bennett - Published 2007

Genres:

Romance

In this, journalist Vanora Bennett’s first novel, Meg Giggs, adopted daughter of Sir Thomas More, springs brilliantly to life. Surrounded by a ...Read Review

The Russian Concubine

By Kate Furnivall - Published 2007

Genres:

Romance

Don’t judge this book by its cover. To look at The Russian Concubine, you might expect a steamy romance novel, but there ...Read Review

Voices from the Sea

By Evelyn Hood - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

In 1865 Eppie has lost her beloved husband to the sea—that eternal danger faced by the fisher folk of Portsoy. Her parents provide ...Read Review

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