Jazz Age

When Shadows Fall

By Paul Reid - Published 2014


Lt. Adam Bowen of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers returns home from the war in 1918, wounded and uncertain about his future. His ...Read Review

The Hatmaker’s Heart

By Carla Stewart - Published 2014



Nell Marchwold is an apprentice designer at the prestigious Oscar Fields Millinery in 1920s New York City. For Nell, the joy is not ...Read Review

The Paying Guests

By Sarah Waters - Published 2014



Frances Wray, in her mid-twenties, lives in genteel poverty with her widowed mother in a large house in Camberwell, London. It is 1922, just ...Read Review

Evergreen Falls

By Kimberley Freeman - Published 2014Published 2015Published 2015-08-04


The setting for this dual-period novel is a grand old spa in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales and is inspired by ...Read Review

A Summer in the Twenties

By Peter Dickinson - Published (c1981)Published 2014


First published in the UK in 1981 and now released in the United States this year, Dickinson’s chronicle of post-Great War life and ...Read Review

Rum Run

By R.C. Durkee - Published 2014



During the summer of 1928, when Prohibition is in force, it has become profitable to transport alcohol across Lake Erie, from Canada to the ...Read Review

Silent Murders

By Mary Miley - Published 2014



Silent Murders is the second mystery featuring vaudeville performer Leah Randall. It’s 1925, and Leah, now calling herself Jessie Beckett, has moved to ...Read Review

The Corners of the Globe

By Robert Goddard - Published 2014



This is the second in Goddard’s The Wide World trilogy of thrillers set in the years immediately after the First World War, ...Read Review

The Woman Before Wallis

By Andrew Rose - Published 2013



King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson are familiar, but Wallis was not the first scandal in Edward’s life. Marguerite Alibert, a well-known ...Read Review

Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood

By William J. Mann - Published 2014



1922. Hollywood is plagued by its first scandals; sensationalistic yellow journalism trumpets the poisoning of Olive Thomas and the murder trial(s) of Roscoe ...Read Review