Editors' Choice

Honoring the Enemy: A Captain Peter Wake Novel

By Robert N. Macomber - Published 2019



U.S. Navy Captain Peter Wake of the Office of Naval Intelligence is tasked with assisting local patriots in Spanish-occupied Cuba in 1898. This ...Read Review

The Secrets Between Us

By Laura Madeleine - Published 2018


Set in southern France, just north of Nice, the story features the Italian occupation of the area in 1943. Ceci (Celeste) Corvin’s father ...Read Review

Solovyov and Larionov

By Eugene Vodolazkin - Published 2019



Russian novels are hefty and generally involve a sweeping panorama of people and events. Solovyov and Larionov is cast in that same mode, ...Read Review

The Sound of the Hours

By Karen Campbell - Published 2019


In 1943 in the Tuscan town of Barga, 18-year-old Vittoria (Vita) Guidi is at the Chestnut Festival dance, hoping to see Joe, her Scottish ...Read Review


By Michelle Paver - Published 2019



This novel lives up to its billing as a haunting Gothic masterpiece. It begins with an article asking questions about a tragedy in 1913. ...Read Review

Her Kind

By Niamh Boyce - Published 2019


In the opening scene of this small, intimate novel, a group of women marked with the yellow crosses of heretics is led out ...Read Review


By Joseph O’Connor - Published 2019


Biographical FictionLiterary

At an essential level, this novel deals with the Irish writer Bram Stoker, and his relationships with the actress Ellen Terry, and Henry ...Read Review

The Golden Wolf

By Linnea Hartsuyker - Published 2019



The Golden Wolf is a 9th-century Viking saga spanning across the regions of Norway to Iceland. This is the final book in The ...Read Review

The Bear Pit

By S.G. MacLean - Published 2019



S.G. MacLean’s latest addition to the Captain Damien Seeker series sees our grumpy, reluctant hero investigate the death of a man ...Read Review

The Doll Factory

By Elizabeth Macneal - Published 2019


Iris paints porcelain faces, ‘threads hair through the holes in the scalp, sometimes curls it with irons heated in the coals,’ in Mrs ...Read Review

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