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The Forty Elephants

By Erin Bledsoe - Published 2022



If you have a weakness for lawless female characters, as I do, then this is the book for you. The Forty Elephants was ...Read Review

Harlem Sunset (A Harlem Renaissance Mystery)

By Nekesa Afia - Published 2022



This novel, second in the Harlem Renaissance Mystery series, is a continuation, not a standalone. Not having read Dead Dead Girls first, it ...Read Review

Tears Over Russia: A Search for Family and the Legacy of Ukraine’s Pogroms

By Lisa Brahin - Published 2022



This meticulously researched book tells the story not only of the author’s family during the anti-Jewish pogroms, from 1917 until their escape to ...Read Review

A Certain Darkness (A Verity Kent Mystery)

By Anna Lee Huber - Published 2022



In this sixth outing of the popular Verity Kent mystery series, World War I combat has ended, and Verity’s given-up-for-dead husband Sidney ...Read Review

When the Meadow Blooms

By Ann H. Gabhart - Published 2022


Inspirational Romance

Kentucky, 1925. Widow Rose Meadows is in a tuberculosis sanatorium, hoping to be released so she can recover her daughters, teenage Calla and nine-year-old ...Read Review

The Blunder

By Amy B. Reid (trans.) - By Mutt-Lon - Published 2022



The bulk of Mutt-Lon’s The Blunder takes place in 1929, a time when, as he relates in his author’s note, “Cameroon was… ...Read Review

The Lost Son

By Stephanie Vanderslice - Published 2022


The Lost Son is a story of a mother’s heartbreak and enduring love.  Julia and her new husband, Robert, immigrate to Queens, ...Read Review

The Bangalore Detectives Club

By Harini Nagendra - Published 2022



“Women’s dreams were only as big as their husbands’ egos would permit them to be,” thinks Kaveri Murthy, who has recently moved ...Read Review

The Echoes (The Kinship Series, 4)

By Jess Montgomery - Published 2022



It’s the Fourth of July in 1928 in Kinship, Ohio, and the hardscrabble town is celebrating the opening of an amusement park dedicated ...Read Review

The Science of Murder: The Forensics of Agatha Christie / Murder Isn’t Easy: The Forensics of Agatha Christie

By Carla Valentine - Published 2022



The subtitle of this book about says it all: it’s a compendium of different aspects of forensic science, viewed through Agatha Christie’...Read Review

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