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By Sylvia Andrews -
This book had me laughing out loud, always a good sign. Penniless Deborah Staunton returns to her aunt’s house where she spent ...Read Review
By Georgette Heyer -
Published 1991 (UK)Published 2003 US (c1932)
The “Devil’s Cub” is Dominic, Marquis of Vidal, one of the wildest rakes in Georgian England. Nothing is too outré for Vidal – ...Read Review
By Ted Riccardi -
This novel covers the great gap in the Holmes canon, between the time Holmes was supposedly killed at Reichenbach Falls with his archenemy ...Read Review
By Bill Brooks -
This fictionalized account of Charles Arthur Floyd is a romanticized look at one of the Depression era’s most wily gangsters. Floyd was ...Read Review
By David Garrett Izzo -
Covering the period of 1929 to 1933, A Change of Heart looks at the friendships of W.H. Auden, Christopher Isherwood, Stephen Spender, and ropes ...Read Review
By James Spencer -
Originally written as a sequence of short stories, this novel follows the WWII Pacific theatre service of Steve Larkin, a P-38 Lightning pilot, ...Read Review
By Anna Beer -
Published 2003 (US)Published 2004 (UK)
In comparison to her famous husband, very little is known about Bess Ralegh (1565-c.1635). But Anna Beer has pieced together the records she ...Read Review
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