Multi-Period

Autumn Bridge

By Takashi Matsuoka - Published 2004

Genres:

FantasySaga

Takashi Matsuoka’s second novel takes us back to Japan, returning to the characters of his first novel, Cloud of Sparrows. Here is ...Read Review

First, Do No Harm

By Larry Karp - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

Homefront Hobart, New Jersey during World War II and modern New York share the setting for this troubling tale of family secrets. When ...Read Review

Ursula, Under

By Ingrid Hill - Published 2004Published 2005

Genres:

Short Stories

Ursula Wong is the title character in Ursula, Under. She is an endearing, precocious two-and-a-half year-old, half Chinese-American, half Finnish-American only child. On ...Read Review

Blackbird House

By Alice Hoffman - Published 2004

Genres:

Short Stories

Just before the Revolutionary War, a fisherman builds a cottage on the remote tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, for the woman he loves. ...Read Review

The Tree Bride

By Bharati Mukherjee - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

Present and past entwine in The Tree Bride as Tara Chatterjee, a modern Indian woman living in America, seeks the truth behind her ...Read Review

Gilead

By Marilynne Robinson - Published 2004Published 2005

Genres:

Saga

John Ames, a third-generation preacher, is dying of heart disease. It is 1956, and he decides to write a journal of his life for ...Read Review

Time’s Captive

By Kate Lyon - Published 2004

Genres:

RomanceTime-slip

Modern-day Kris Baldwin is quite satisfied with her life until her Comanche grandmother casts a spell that transports her into the late 19th ...Read Review

You Did What? Mad Plans and Great Historical Disasters

By Bill Fawcett - By Brian Thomsen (Ed.) - Published 2004

Genres:

Nonfiction

When it comes to this book, it wasn’t a mad plan; it was a pretty good one. And it doesn’t quite ...Read Review

Novel History: Historians and Novelists Confront America’s Past (and Each Other)

By Ed. - By Mark C. Carnes - Published 2003

Genres:

Nonfiction

Yes, “historical fiction” is one of those “jumbo shrimp” oxymorons, yet that’s exactly the multi-dimensional bull’s eye for which writers aim. ...Read Review

In the Name of Ishmael

By Giuseppe Genna - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Two police detectives, one in 1962 and another in 2001, discover that “everything evolves around the dark and secret name of Ishmael.” One is distracted ...Read Review