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By Elizabeth Graver -
Kantika means “song” in Ladino, the language spoken by the richly drawn characters of this sweeping novel. Ladino is to Spanish as Yiddish ...Read Review
By Candy Gourlay -
Candy Gourlay returns to the history of the Bontok, an Igorot people in the Philippines, whose lives she previously wrote about in her 2018 ...Read Review
By Jonathan Vischer -
London, 1621. Condemned to death for witchcraft, Elizabeth Sawyer recounts her life to a prison chaplain (historical fact is that Elizabeth did exist, and ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Chadwick -
Bestselling and award-winning author Elizabeth Chadwick is a mistress of the pen, known for her meticulously researched novels focusing on royalty and nobles ...Read Review
By Kate Morton -
Large old houses, families haunted by history, and suspenseful multi-stranded plots that reveal shocking truths: these are Kate Morton hallmarks, and nobody writes ...Read Review
By Abraham Verghese -
Fourteen years after Verghese’s success with his first novel, Cutting for Stone, he brings readers another impressive family saga. From 1900 to 1977 in ...Read Review
By S.J.A. Turney -
This is the third book in Turney’s Wolves of Odin series. The series features a band of Viking mercenaries as they travel ...Read Review
By Mario Escobar -
This novel is based on the real-life story of Elisabeth Eidenbenz, who ministered to the orphaned children and expectant mothers displaced by the ...Read Review
By Tom Crewe -
London in the final decade of the 19th century. In his debut novel, Tom Crewe focuses on the restrictions and judgments of late ...Read Review
By Alex Gerlis -
Lyon, June 1943. A secret meeting is held in the capital city of the French resistance to Nazi occupation. The objective is to unify ...Read Review
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