Great Depression

The Lady Has a Past

By Amanda Quick - Published 2021



1930s Burning Cove, California, is a place to begin afresh. On the job for three whole days, Lyra Brazier, San Francisco socialite and ...Read Review

The Mirror Dance

By Catriona McPherson - Published 2021



The Mirror Dance is the 15th of Catriona McPherson’s Dandy Gilver novels. Dandy is a middle-aged mother from the minor nobility who ...Read Review

Shanghai Secrets (Rowland Sinclair WWII Mysteries 9)

By Sulari Gentill - Published 2021



It’s 1935, and Rowland Sinclair is off to Shanghai to represent his family wool business in trade negotiations. What started as an international ...Read Review

Better Luck Next Time

By Julia Claiborne Johnson - Published 2021


This clever evocation of Hollywood screwball comedies has “soon to be a major motion picture” written all over it, and if Tom Hanks ...Read Review

Edge of the Grave (Jimmy Dreghorn Series)

By Robert Morrison - Published 2021



Glasgow 1932: Inspector James Dreghorn and his partner “Bonnie” Archie McDaid investigate two murders, one of a child beaten to death by his father, ...Read Review

The Lengthening Shadow (The Linford Series Book 3)

By Liz Harris - Published 2021



The title of this fast-paced and memorable saga, spanning from 1914 through 1934 in England and Germany, reflects the historical atmosphere: the darkness spreading across ...Read Review

Killin’ Floor Blues: A Music & Murder Mystery

By Paul Martin - Published 2020



From 1929 to 1942, real-life father and son John and Alan Lomax journey through the American South to search out and record blues artists. During ...Read Review

Gone Missing in Harlem: A Novel

By Karla FC Holloway - Published 2021


Historical novels attempt to do two things: entertain and teach. Holloway’s story of the Mosby family is not one of great Tudor ...Read Review

In a Far-Off Land

By Stephanie Landsem - Published 2021


Inspirational Romance

When the Great Depression strikes the United States, it seems no one is spared, not even the superstars of early cinema. But Minerva ...Read Review

The Right Kind of Fool

By Sarah Loudin Thomas - Published 2020



Rural, mountainous West Virginia in the 1930s is the setting for this historical mystery centered around thirteen-year-old Loyal, who became deaf following a ...Read Review

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