Editors' Choice

The Downstairs Girl

By Stacey Lee - Published 2019


Children/Young Adult

Once again, Stacey Lee shines light on an overlooked segment of America’s past and reveals truths about its present. In Atlanta in 1890, ...Read Review

The Winterkeeper

By Anna Schmidt - Published 2019


Set in the winter of 1933, mostly in Montana, this is the story of the creation of a family. It opens with 14-year-old Millie ...Read Review

The Crossing at Cypress Creek (A Natchez Trace Novel)

By Pam Hillman - Published 2019



In 1790, living along the Mississippi River near the tiny but dangerous settlement of Cypress Creek, Alanah Adams is neither a bedraggled and crazy ...Read Review

Beneath the Same Stars

By Phyllis Cole-Dai - Published 2018


On August 18, 1862, Native Americans fed up with empty promises from the Great Father in Washington revolt. During the attacks, Sarah and her two ...Read Review

Chimes of a Lost Cathedral (Revolution of Marina M.)

By Janet Fitch - Published 2019



At midnight, at the end of this epic 750-page novel that reads with echoes of Pasternak and Tolstoy, I wanted more. That’s ...Read Review

A House Divided (Lincoln and Speed Mysteries)

By Jonathan F. Putnam - Published 2019



The winter of 1840 brings a horrific ice storm, a man’s disappearance, and Mary Todd’s arrival in Springfield, Illinois. Con man Flynn ...Read Review

The Secret Wife of Aaron Burr

By Susan Holloway Scott - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

Scott (I, Eliza Hamilton), has taken on a difficult task here in imaginatively illuminating the life of a woman hidden in history: Mary ...Read Review

The King’s Mercy

By Lori Benton - Published 2019



Alex MacKinnon, a Scottish fighter in the Jacobite Rebellion of 1740s Britain, finds himself paroled and exiled to colonial North Carolina, and then ...Read Review

The Night Witches

By Garth Ennis - Published 2019


During World War II, the Nazi war machine destroyed its way through the Soviet Union. Desperate times call for desperate measures, so Russia ...Read Review

The King’s Evil

By Andrew Taylor - Published 2019



London, 1667: A body is discovered drowned in a well on Lord Clarendon’s property. Clarendon, a close advisor of King Charles II, has ...Read Review

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