Multi-Period

Fingerprints: The Origins of Crime Detection and the Murder Case That Launched Forensic Science

By Colin Beavan - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeNonfiction

This is a fascinating look into the history and use of fingerprints in crime detection. Beavan begins the book by recounting a terrible ...Read Review

The Binding Oath

By Sybil Downing - Published 2001Published 2002-02-27

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The Binding Oath seeks to shed light on the activities of the Ku Klux Klan in a time and place in which most ...Read Review

What Remains

By Nicholas Delbanco - Published 2000Published 2000-11-01

Genres:

Saga

A German Jewish family escapes to England for the duration of World War II. After the war, Karl, an aspiring artist, takes his ...Read Review

Rough Cider (Soho Crime)

By Peter Lovesey - Published 2001Published 2001-04-01

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The narrator breaks the fourth wall, addressing the audience: “In 1964, you meet me at the self-assured age of 29.…” Then Dr. Theo Sinclair meets ...Read Review

Frida

By Barbara Mujica - Published 2000-11-01Published 2001

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Frida recounts the major points of artist Frida Kahlo’s life. These include her childhood bout with polio, her education, the tragic bus ...Read Review

Children of My Heart

By Alan Brown (trans.) - By Gabrielle Roy - Published 2000

Genres:

Literary

Gabrielle Roy, beloved of the Canadian literary establishment, died in 1983. Ces enfants de ma vie was her last novel. This edition of Alan ...Read Review

So Far Back

By Pam Durban - Published 2000

Genres:

FantasySaga

For generations, the women of one black Charleston family have served the Hilliards — first as slaves, later as hired servants. When a flood ...Read Review

Family Orchard: A Novel

By Nomi Eve - Published 2000

Genres:

LiteraryRomanceSaga

Nomi Eve’s first novel is a lyrical and poetic Jewish family history, from 1837 to present day. The story is told in two ...Read Review

Saints

By Orson Scott Card - Published 2001

Genres:

Biographical FictionInspirational

The story takes place between 1819 and 1919 and is a fictional biography of Dinah Kirkham, a woman who was central in the growth and ...Read Review

The Gospel of Judas

By Simon Mawer - Published 2001

Genres:

Alternate HistoryLiterary

Set primarily in the present, The Gospel of Judas revolves about Leo, middle-aged priest and expert in ancient texts. Leaving Rome for Jerusalem, ...Read Review