Jazz Age

Temptation Rag

By Elizabeth Hutchison Bernard - Published 2018


Bernard weaves a tale of real and fictional characters set during the rise and fall of ragtime music in the U.S., between 1895 ...Read Review

A Moment in Crime: A Santa Fe Revival Mystery

By Amanda Allen - Published 2018



A Moment in Crime is the second in Allen’s Santa Fe Revival mystery series. War widow and painter Maddie Alwin, enjoying a ...Read Review

Smoke and Ashes (Sam Wyndham)

By Abir Mukherjee - Published 2018Published 2019



The Christmas of 1921 is approaching in Calcutta, and Captain Sam Wyndham of the Imperial Police Force could hardly care less. A shell-shocked war ...Read Review

Between Before and After

By Maureen Doyle McQuerry - Published 2019


Children/Young Adult

This split-narrative novel, set in the 1920s New York and 1950s California, follows a mother and daughter as they each deal with various ...Read Review

The Poisoned Chalice Murder (Black and Dod Mystery)

By Diane Janes - Published 2018



It’s 1929, and Fran Black and Tom Dod are asked by Tom’s Aunt Hetty to investigate three suspicious deaths in the sleepy ...Read Review

Naughty on Ice (Discreet Retrieval Agency Mysteries)

By Maia Chance - Published 2018



On December 19th, 1923, Lola Woodby and her Swedish cook, Berta, arrive in the village of Maple Hill, Vermont, summoned by an anonymous rhyme ...Read Review

Three Sides Water

By Peter Donahue - Published 2018



Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula is what the short novels in the collection Three Sides Water have in common. It travels from a 1925...Read Review

A Respectable Woman

By Susanna Bavin - Published 2018


Lancashire in the early 1920s, and Nell struggles to make a living for herself after losing her family in the Great War. When ...Read Review

The House of Shadows (UK) / Into the Darkness (US)

By Kate Williams - Published 2018



This is the third part of the De Witt family saga, the previous two installments being The Storms of War and The Edge ...Read Review

The Story Collector: A New York Public Library Book

By Kristin O'Donnell Tubb - Published 2018


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Viviani Fedeler is a story collector. She was born in the New York Public Library and resides there still in 1928 with her family, ...Read Review