Jazz Age

The Stowaway: A Young Man’s Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica

By Laurie Gwen Shapiro - Published 2018

Genres:

AdventureNonfiction

The Roaring ‘20s were a time of ebullience and adventure: ticker-tape parades for heroes such as Lucky Lindy, with his solo flight across ...Read Review

Lillian Armfield: How Australia’s First Female Detective Took on Tilly Devine and the Razor Gangs and Changed the Face of the Force

By Leigh Straw - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

In the 1920s, Sydney was in the midst of a brutal crime-wave known as “the Razor Wars”. Remarkably, the two principal rival players ...Read Review

Santa Fe Mourning

By Amanda Allen - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Santa Fe Mourning is the promising start to a new series. It is set in the 1920s when losses from the First World ...Read Review

The Corpse at the Crystal Palace

By Carola Dunn - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Set in London during 1928, this is the latest of more than twenty Daisy Dalrymple mysteries. Daisy, wife of Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher ...Read Review

Another Side of Paradise

By Sally Koslow - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The four-year romance between the married F. Scott Fitzgerald and divorced Hollywood gossip columnist Sheilah Graham has been chronicled in books and movies ...Read Review

Holmes Entangled

By Gordon McAlpine - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This slim, inventive novel begins in the early 1940s in Buenos Aires, though it is only a frame to the body of the ...Read Review

The Death Beat

By Fiona Veitch Smith - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this third installment of the Poppy Denby Investigates series, our titular heroine, a burgeoning reporter, begins the novel enraged with her managing ...Read Review

Flying Jenny

By Theasa Tuohy - Published 2018

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In 1929, two young women test the bounds of society as well as their budding relationships in Tuohy’s Flying Jenny. Jenny Flynn can ...Read Review

Somewhere Still

By Denitta Ward - Published 2017

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This is an intriguing Cinderella-style story set in 1920s Kansas. The city is on the cusp of radical change, but it is divided ...Read Review

The Family with Two Front Doors

By Anna Ciddor - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The reader is ushered into a home with the smells of baked bread and tasty home cooking. The Rabinovitch family is busy and ...Read Review

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