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By Ann Swinfen -
In this 9th volume in the Chronicles of Christoval Alvarez, set in the late 1500s, Queen Elizabeth I reigns successfully in England. Many ...Read Review
By M.J. Trow -
Since the reign of Henry VIII, monarchs have ventured into the countryside in the summertime to escape the oppressive heat (and sometimes plague) ...Read Review
By Sophie Barnes -
1818. Lady Juliette Matthews is not just a pretty face with a recent fortune at her disposal: she wants to fund assistance for those ...Read Review
By Cari Davis -
Twelve-year-old Emma Bertrand witnesses her mother’s horrifying and suspicious death in her lavish bedchambers and writes her widowed aunt, Doña Melissa, ...Read Review
By Kelly O'Connor McNees -
Lorena (“Hick”) Hickok is a talented journalist who writes and is extra fond of bourbon. It’s a pattern that doesn’t cause ...Read Review
By Cora Harrison -
In Cork, Ireland, in 1925, Reverend Mother Aquinas receives a charitable donation of a trunk filled with old books for the children at the ...Read Review
By Julie McElwain -
FBI agent Kendra Donovan has somehow slipped back in time to Regency England. This, the third in the series of ‘In Time’ mysteries, ...Read Review
By Emma Carroll -
London 1922. After World War I, the country is nearly bankrupt, and the Kaye family are struggling; Lil’s grandad, who is passionate about ...Read Review
By Alan Straiss-Schom -
It may be more accurate to say the life of Napoleon III (1808-1873) encompassed the Second French Empire (1852-1870) rather than the reverse, ...Read Review
By Suzanne Woods Fisher -
In this novel of Nantucket life in the 17th century, author Suzanne Woods Fisher fashions a realistic and quiet tale of Daphne Coffin, ...Read Review
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