Editors' Choice

The Scarlet Lion

By Elizabeth Chadwick - Published 2006


Biographical Fiction

This novel is a sequel to The Greatest Knight which told the early story of William Marshal, although any reader can, as I ...Read Review

The Rising Tide

By Jeff Shaara - Published 2006



After an introduction, which whisks the reader through the events leading up World War II and into the early years of the war, ...Read Review

Inés of My Soul

By Isabel Allende - By Margaret Sayers Peden - Published 2006


Biographical FictionLiterary

Doña Inés Suárez tells the epic story of her life and the conquest of Chile in this fictional biography. Iné...Read Review

The Book Thief

By Marcus Zusak - Published 2006 (US)Published 2007 (UK)



1939, Nazi Germany. Liesel Meminger, the daughter of a communist, is the eponymous Book Thief, and her story is told by Death. Even before ...Read Review

The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox

By Maggie O'Farrell - Published 2006



Iris Lockhart is a stubbornly independent young woman in modern Edinburgh. Her only real connections with the past are Kitty, her Alzheimer’s-afflicted ...Read Review

The Rebel Heart

By Martin Stephen - Published 2006



This is the fourth outing for Stephen’s charismatic anti-hero Sir Henry Gresham. It is 1598, and Elizabeth I is getting old. Her health ...Read Review

The Mayflower Maid

By Sue Allan - Published 2006



It’s always a treat to get a book from a small publishing house, and an even bigger treat if the book turns ...Read Review

The Tenderness of Wolves

By Stef Penney - Published 2006



If I had to review this book in six words, it would be “Stop everything and read this novel.” It is set in ...Read Review

Ghost Sea

By Ferenc Máté - Published 2006



“He loved the sea, he loved a boat, he loved a woman, Some would say he loved wrongly or too much—or both.” ...Read Review

Hearts of Stone

By Kathleen Ernst - Published 2006


Children/Young Adult

Fifteen-year-old Hannah finds herself the head of her family when her Cumberland Mountain home is torn asunder by the ravages of the Civil ...Read Review

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