Jazz Age

Proud and Angry Dust

By Kathryn Mitchell - Published 2001

Genres:

Western

Knox Plains, Texas was a racially divided town in the 1920s, during the coming of age of Moose O’Malley and his uncle ...Read Review

Death At Wentwater Court

By Carola Dunn - Published 2000

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Dunn introduces readers to the aristocratic young flapper/journalist Daisy Dalrymple in this novel, the first in her series set in the charming ...Read Review

The Winter Garden Mystery

By Carola Dunn - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Cheshire, England circa 1923 finds Daisy Dalrymple, flapper-turned-reporter, on assignment to Occles Hall. She uncovers more than information when the dead body of a ...Read Review

Slapstick

By Laura Mazzuca Toops - Published 2001

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In 1927, movies gained a voice — and many stars lost their careers. Slapstick chronicles the fall of silent screen comic genius Harold Gilbert, whose ...Read Review

Mortal Sins

By Penn Williamson - Published 2000

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

New Orleans’ reputation for political corruption and urban violence serves as an intriguing backdrop for the outlandish behavior and Mardi Gras mayhem also ...Read Review

Murder in Montparnasse: A Mystery of Literary Paris

By Howard Engel - Published 2000

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This mystery is set in 1925 Montparnasse, where it is possible to meet most of the artists who would later become icons – Hemingway, Joyce, ...Read Review

Murder Me Now

By Annette Meyers - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is Meyers’ second mystery featuring Olivia Brown, a Greenwich Village poet in Prohibition 1920s. A nanny is murdered during a country house ...Read Review

O Jerusalem

By Laurie R. King - Published 2000

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Beekeeper’s Apprentice, the first book in this series, a short paragraph covers the Palestine interlude with a promise from the author ...Read Review

The Summer of ’39: A Novel

By Miranda Seymour - Published 1999

Genres:

Literary

Seymour has effectively used the first person narrative voice to write a compelling novel about a woman’s downward spiral into self-delusion and ...Read Review