Multi-Period

Much Ado About Murder

By Anne Perry - By Ed. - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeShort Stories

This delightful compilation of seventeen historical mysteries written in the style of Shakespeare or using themes from his plays is like a box ...Read Review

In the Hand of Dante

By Nick Tosches - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This novel defies labels or even description. Nick Tosches is a streetwise tough guy and a self-taught medievalist. Nick Tosches is the author ...Read Review

Possession: A Romance

By A.S. Byatt - Published 2001

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/CrimeRomance

Reissued to accompany the film starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Aaron Eckhart, Possession is a must-read for those who missed it the first time ...Read Review

Cities of Gold

By William K. Hartmann - Published 2002

Genres:

Set both in 1989 and 1549, but almost entirely in the American Southwest, this tells the story, supported by extracts of actual primary-source documents, of ...Read Review

The Blood Remembers

By Terry Stanfill - Published 2001

Genres:

Rose Orlando-Kirkland, a jewelry designer from California, is haunted by the voice of a twelfth century woman. For reasons Rose can’t comprehend, ...Read Review

What If? 2: Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Been

By Robert Cowley - Published 2002

Genres:

Nonfiction

This sequel to What If? contains twenty-five essays from historians both professional and amateur (Caleb Carr contributes to this present volume) speculating on ...Read Review

Pasadena

By David Ebershoff - Published 2002

Genres:

LiterarySaga

This very literary novel spans a period from the end of the Civil War to the end of World War II. Though epic ...Read Review

The Dance Of Geometry

By Brian Howell - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

This tri-part book centers on Jan Vermeer, the 17th century Dutch painter of such engaging and suggestive interior scenes. The first episode shows ...Read Review

Charleston

By John Jakes - Published 2002

Genres:

Saga

It’s early autumn in 1720, and Sydney Greech is walking down the streets of Charles Town with his fiancée as they discuss ...Read Review

The Sweet By And By

By Jeanne Mackin - Published 2001

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The skillful intertwining of two stories of women living 150 years apart takes the reader’s mind through the trickery and unexplained happenings of ...Read Review