Jazz Age

Murder On The Ballarat Train

By Kerry Greenwood - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the third book of the adventures of the Honourable Phryne Fisher, lady detective, set in 1920s Australia. Phryne is on the ...Read Review

Gatsby’s Girl

By Caroline Preston - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

In 1915, F. Scott Fitzgerald met a society girl, Ginevra King, with whom he had a brief romance before she lost interest in him. ...Read Review

What Caroline Knew

By Caryn James - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

  Caryn James’s second novel is a Jazz Age story of the art world that echoes the themes of love, loss and ...Read Review

Harvey Girl

By Sheila Wood Foard - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

  Clara Massie’s 14th birthday isn’t the celebration she imagined. Farming in the Ozarks of 1919 is hard work, and her dad ...Read Review

Garner

By Kirstin Allio - Published 2005

Genres:

Literary

In Garner, New Hampshire, in 1925, postman Willard Heald discovers the body of Frances Giddens in a stream. Frances is the ostensible and elusive ...Read Review

The Bad Behaviour of Belle Cantrell

By Loraine Despres - Published 2005

Genres:

Saga

Tired of mourning her husband, Belle Cantrell does what any aspiring suffragette would do—she bobs her hair—and the town of Gentry, ...Read Review

Urn Burial

By Kerry Greenwood - Published (c1996)Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

What a delightful read! Think of a classic mystery spoof transplanted to Australia, complete with an eccentric rich heroine, her Chinese lover, a ...Read Review

Valaida

By Candace Allen - Published 2005

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Based on the life of Valaida Snow, one of the first female jazz trumpeters, this lyrical novel pulses with the heartbeat of black ...Read Review

Something Gorgeous

By Junior Burke - Published 2005

Genres:

Literary

Something Gorgeous is a speculative retelling of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic The Great Gatsby. There are different plot twists and a new ...Read Review

One Sunday Morning

By Amy Ephron - Published 2005

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Despite its title, One Sunday Morning actually takes place over a period of several weeks in an unspecified year in the 1920s after ...Read Review