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Yours, Jean

By Lee Martin - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The first day of school in 1952 seems full of promise for new school librarian Jean De Belle. Not only does the day mark ...Read Review

Code Name Hélène

By Ariel Lawhon - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The thrilling, astoundingly incredible World War II exploits of the vivacious journalist and socialite Nancy Wake are evocatively portrayed in this ambitiously written ...Read Review

Spitfire: A Livy Nash Mystery (A Livy Nash Mystery)

By M. L. Huie - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

World War II is over, but 1946 Britain is still on rationing, half of London is rubble, and former SOE member Livy Nash is ...Read Review

The American Fiancée

By Eric Dupont - Published 2020

Genres:

LiterarySaga

This rollicking Canadian novel, composed in lavish storytelling style, sweeps back and forth through the 20th century, spanning the Lamontagne family history, along ...Read Review

What We Did In The Dark

By Ajay Close -

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Catherine MacFarlane Carswell (1879-1946) was a novelist, biographer of Robert Burns, and journalist who, though she excelled in her studies at Glasgow University, ...Read Review

The Paris Library

By Janet Skeslien Charles - Published 2021

Genres:

Charles frames her dual narrative with the voices of Odile, a young woman working at the American Library in Paris (ALP) from the ...Read Review

How Much of These Hills Is Gold

By C. Pam Zhang - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

Sam and Lucy are at one of life’s terrible crossroads: their father has just died, with their mother gone before. The orphans, ...Read Review

The Song of Peterloo

By Carolyn O'Brien - Published 2019

Genres:

Saga

Despite the cover image, this novel is not a traditional “clogs and shawls” novel. It is 1818. Times are hard for the low-paid cotton-mill ...Read Review

The Bell in the Lake

By Lars Mytting - Published 2020

Genres:

Literary

Mytting has a thing about wood. He is the author of the best-selling non-fiction book Norwegian Wood, and his first novel was The ...Read Review

A Fatal Finale (Ella Shane Mystery)

By Kathleen Marple Kalb - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

A Fatal Finale is the first in a new mystery series by Kathleen Marple Kalb, set in New York City in 1899, featuring opera ...Read Review

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