Editors' Choice

Blackbird Blues

By Jean K Carney - Published 2019


In her debut novel, Jean K. Carney chronicles the story of aspiring jazz singer Mary Kaye in Chicago during the 1960s. When Kaye’...Read Review

Once a Spy (Rogues Redeemed)

By Mary Jo Putney - Published 2019



1815. Widowed Suzanne Duval, called the Countess de Chambron before the overthrow of the French monarchy, lives in poverty in London and takes in ...Read Review

The Poppy Wife / The Photographer of the Lost

By Caroline Scott - Published 2019


“Missing in Action” is a term many have heard. This is the story of a family who is living with that reality. To ...Read Review

The Good Thieves

By Katherine Rundell - Published 2019


Children/Young Adult

In Prohibition-era New York, Vita and her mother arrive from Liverpool only to learn that her widower grandfather, Jack, has unwittingly sold the ...Read Review

The Noble Bastard: The Story of Robert Dudley

By Angela McLeod - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

While the Robert Dudley best known to readers of historical fiction is likely the Earl of Leicester, a favorite of Queen Elizabeth I ...Read Review

The Girl in White Gloves: A Novel of Grace Kelly

By Kerri Maher - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

In her second venture into historical fiction, after documenting Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy and her debutante days in London, author Kerri Maher turns her ...Read Review

House on Endless Waters

By Emuna Elon - Published 2020



An Israeli author, whose mother escaped from Nazi-occupied Amsterdam with him and his sister, travels to the land of his birth to promote ...Read Review

Murder at the Capitol (Lincoln’s White House Mystery)

By C. M. Gleason - Published 2020



In this entertaining third entry in the Lincoln’s White House Mystery series, Gleason takes readers on a romp through Civil War-era Washington, ...Read Review

The Girls with No Names

By Serena Burdick - Published 2020


Luella and Effie Tildon are wealthy young women growing up in the Inwood section of Manhattan in the 1910s. They have everything wealth ...Read Review

The Illness Lesson

By Clare Beams - Published 2020



Fiercely intelligent, passionately feeling, and extremely well educated, Caroline Hood of Ashwell, Massachusetts seems a fortunate young lady. Her father, a 19th-century utopian ...Read Review

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