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By Miriam Grace Monfredo -
Bronwen Llyr, U.S. Treasury agent, ventures into the thick of war. This story of a woman’s involvement in military intelligence expands ...Read Review
By David Marion Wilkinson -
This fictional biography of Ridge Walker, a mixed-blood Cherokee leader, unflinchingly depicts his Nation’s travails from the years of the American Revolution ...Read Review
By Lenore Hart -
Annie Revels has a dream: to become a waterwoman, to work the sea, like her father. Her father is reluctant to encourage her; ...Read Review
By James A. Michener -
Since its original publication (c1959), Michener’s sprawling saga of the Hawaiian Islands has been enjoyed by millions of readers. Tracing the islands’ ...Read Review
By Mary Beth Norton -
The Salem witch trials of 1692 have perplexed Americans for over three centuries, so it is odd to think that the historical record could ...Read Review
By Paul West -
Paul West’s Cheops is an amazing piece of fantastical, say, satire? It is not a novel to be lightly read. With the ...Read Review
By Colin Falconer -
The adventurer Hernan Cortés arrives on the coast of Mexico with a handful of men, armor, horses and guns. He proceeds to ...Read Review
By Max Brand -
Max Brand is one of this country’s most famous western writers, so that’s how this latest of his works is being ...Read Review
By Garth Murphy -
Garth Murphy, a Californian historian and songwriter, strikes a few sour notes in his first novel, The Indian Lover. Pablo Verdi is a ...Read Review
By Aileen G. Baron -
Lily Sampson is an American archaeologist assigned to assist at a dig in Palestine during the turmoil of the late 1930s. Horrific riots, ...Read Review
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