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By Nicola Upson -
This is the second novel featuring crime writer, Josephine Tey as a sleuth. She is invited to visit the Cornish home of Inspector ...Read Review
By Carola Dunn -
In this latest addition to Carola Dunn’s mystery series set in 1920s England, Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher, now the mother of twins, and ...Read Review
By Dolores Gordon-Smith -
On a stormy night in October 1923, the destitute and feverish George Lassiter breaks into a house in Mayfair to which he feels strangely ...Read Review
By Sarah Bryant -
Published 2006Published 2009
Sarah Bryant is unquestionably a talented writer who deserves a wide readership. Her historical novel set during the time of the Crusades, Sand ...Read Review
By George Edward Stanley -
In 1922, thirteen-year-old Woodrow Harper’s father dies in a car accident. His father had been a West Point career army officer. Woodrow and ...Read Review
By Kerry Greenwood -
Phryne Fisher receives an invitation from the eccentric twins Gerald and Isabella Templar to the Last Best Party of 1928, to be held at ...Read Review
Greenwood’s latest entry in the Phryne Fisher series, her 16th, has the unflappable Melbourne detective facing a multitude of problems: her 29th ...Read Review
By Alice Duncan -
Boston blueblood Mercy Alcutt returns in the second book in Duncan’s series set in 1920s Los Angeles. Mercy, a budding novelist, has ...Read Review
By Frances Osborne -
Published 2008Published 2009
Frances Osborne, the great-granddaughter of Idina Sackville, has written a shockingly candid biography of a brazen woman who defied the convention of upper ...Read Review
By Guy Vanderhaeghe -
Published 1996Published 2009
Two story lines present the title character, caught up in a massacre in 1870s Saskatchewan, and the machinations of 1920s Hollywood. A film ...Read Review
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