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By Adam Williams -
Imagine the Arabian Nights transposed to the Spanish Civil War, or rather the narrator transposed to Andalusia in 1938, for like Scheherazade the narrator ...Read Review
By J. Louis Yampolsky -
Fifteen-year-old Jack Laurel comes of age in his home town – Atlantic City, still the “Playground of the World” even in 1939, the tenth year ...Read Review
By The Medieval Murderers -
This is an anthology of mystery novellas by the writing team of Michael Jecks, Susanna Gregory, Bernard Knight, Ian Morson, and Philip Gooden, ...Read Review
By Tom Morrisey -
This story interweaves between the 18th century in the West Indies and Key West of the 21st century. Captain Henry Thatch, a notorious ...Read Review
By Edward Rutherfurd -
Edward Rutherfurd says that “New York’s magnificent gift to the storyteller is a four-century history as exciting as that of any place ...Read Review
By Eugenia Kim -
Published 2009Published 2010
Eugenia Kim’s debut novel is a beautiful, poignant story that portrays the life of a young woman during one of the most ...Read Review
By David Szalay -
The novel is set in Soviet Russia and begins in 1972, but then quickly jumps back to the central moment of the book when ...Read Review
By Beryl Kingston -
Beryl Kingston is a popular and well-established saga writer. Rightly so, she tells a good story and her main characters are appealing. The ...Read Review
By M. Glenn Taylor -
Published 2009Published 2010
Trenchmouth Taggart lives three different lives over his 108 years, spanning the years from 1903 to 2010. Dumped into a river during a strange version of ...Read Review
By Freda Lightfoot -
This is the first book by Freda Lightfoot I have read and, despite the fact that I am not a lover of sagas, ...Read Review
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