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By Shelley Noble -
At the end of the 19th century, Emilie Pascal is desperate to escape Paris because she fears the police are after her. Her ...Read Review
By Anna Blasiak (trans.) - By Maciej Hen -
If you could interview the mother of Yehoshua (Jesus), what might you ask? Maciej Hen envisions this in his novel, as 100-year-old Mariamne ...Read Review
By Eugene J. DiCesaris -
Fifty-one-year-old marshal Ray DeSean watches over the quiet Colorado town of Dead Elk. But, in the fall of 1867, trouble arrives. The Clayton Sharp ...Read Review
By Zoe Boccabella -
In the mid-20th century, thousands of proxy brides travelled from Italy to Australia to marry men who had emigrated but found there ...Read Review
By Culley Holderfield -
Shortly after her father’s death, Caroline McAlister returns to the disused family cabin in the Carolina mountains where her happiest childhood memories ...Read Review
By Elizabeth W. Watkins -
1811, England. Russell Parkinson, chemist and newly created baronet, despises London, although both he and his good friend hope he can use his knowledge ...Read Review
By Armando Lucas Correa -
Berlin, 1931. A young German poet, Ally, falls in love with a Black German musician, Marcus. They have a daughter, Lilith. To avoid hateful ...Read Review
By Julia Bryan Thomas -
This novel is set in 1955 Cambridge. Alice Campbell, dislocated divorcée, has opened a small bookstore and initiated a reading club with four ...Read Review
By Sophia Holloway -
Isabelle Wareham’s difficult relationship with her sister is exacerbated by the death of their father. The elder, Cornelia, already planning refurbishments to ...Read Review
By Luis Alberto Urrea -
Women traipsing through war-torn Europe dispensing coffee and donuts out of repurposed buses? The reader is creatively immersed in a little-known aspect of ...Read Review
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