Editors' Choice

Mortmain Hall (Rachel Savernake Golden Age Mysteries)

By Martin Edwards - Published 2020



Mortmain Hall is a brilliantly scripted mystery, captivating from start to finish. The second in Edwards’ Rachel Savernake Golden Age Mystery series, it ...Read Review

Eleanor, Alice, and the Roosevelt Ghosts

By Dianne K. Salerni - Published 2020


Children/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy

Ghosts have been categorized into three types: Unawares, who are unaware of being a ghost and do not bother humans; Friendlies, who interact ...Read Review

The Canning Town Murder (Blitz Detective)

By Mike Hollow - Published 2020



Detective Inspector John Jago is back (the second in the series) in another wartime murder investigation in London’s East End. The body ...Read Review

Heart of the World

By Cecelia Holland - Published 2020


A disillusioned Templar knight, an orphaned Arab boy, and a traumatized Jewish woman make up the core characters in this action-oriented saga. While ...Read Review

The Paris Secret

By Natasha Lester - Published 2020


Lester’s passion for fashion drew her to Catherine Dior, fashion icon Christian Dior’s sister, a little-known heroine of the French Resistance. ...Read Review

Germania: A Novel of Nazi Berlin

By Harald Gilbers - Published 2020



Richard Oppenheimer is a rarity—a Jew living and working in Berlin in the waning days of World War II. His marriage to ...Read Review

Daughters of Jubilation

By Kara Lee Corthron - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

In South Carolina in 1962, Jim Crow is king. Evalene Deschamps comes from a lineage of strong Black women, women endowed with a paranormal ...Read Review

The Child on Platform One

By Gill Thompson - Published 2020


In this harrowing novel, we follow two storylines, one in Czechoslovakia, where Eva Novak is a sixteen-year-old piano prodigy in 1930. On her way ...Read Review

A Ceiling Made of Eggshells

By Gail Carson Levine - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

Loma loves taking care of her young nieces and nephews—her “littles.” More than anything else, she wants to be a Mamá with ...Read Review

The Lost Jewels

By Kirsty Manning - Published 2020


Jewelry historian Kate Kirby is asked to research and report on Cheapside Jewels, a bundle of precious gems that were unearthed after being ...Read Review

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