Multi-Period

Minds of Winter

By Ed O’Loughlin - Published 2016Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

The enticing jacket synopsis: 1845, John Franklin’s expedition to navigate the Northwest Passage results in the disappearance of all hands and both ships. ...Read Review

The Butcher, the Baker, the Candlestick Maker: The Story of Britain through its Census, since 1801

By Roger Hutchinson - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is a readable and entertaining account of why and how the UK started its decennial censuses starting in 1801. Like so many now-venerable ...Read Review

Across the China Sea

By Gaute Heivoll - By Nadia Christensen (trans.) - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

“This is what the new world was like: Our own asylum, in the midst of a forest, in the midst of the parish, ...Read Review

Heretics

By Anna Kushner (trans.) - By Leonardo Padura - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

In 1939, the S.S. Saint Louis arrived in Cuba with 900 Jewish refugees. They boarded hoping for a new life, only to be turned ...Read Review

Lenin the Dictator: An Intimate Portrait

By Victor Sebestyen - Published 2017

Genres:

Nonfiction

When I first saw this door-stopper of a biography I reached for my diary to search out a good stretch of time in ...Read Review

At First Light

By Vanessa Lafaye - Published 2017

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At First Light spans two different but inter-connected periods in the history of Florida’s Key West. It opens in 1993 with the killing ...Read Review

A Secret History of Witches

By Louisa Morgan - Published 2017

Genres:

FantasySaga

Fans of Gothic historical sagas should be drawn to this multi-generational novel about a family of Breton witches whose talents descend through the ...Read Review

Hidden Doorways

By Liah S. Thorley - Published 2016

Genres:

Time-slip

In Ms Thorley’s novel, Catherine is sent hurling from one time period to the other, all of this starting on her sixth ...Read Review

A Good Girl

By Johnnie Bernhard - Published 2017

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In 2015, 52-year-old Gracey Reiter drives from Mississippi to south Texas along I-10, the “umbilical cord leading her home.” She’s visiting her widowed ...Read Review

A Strange Scottish Shore

By Juliana Gray - Published 2017

Genres:

Time-slip

Scotland, 1906. While renovating a castle in the Orkney Islands, the new owner discovers a strange suit, like a selkie hide, hidden in an ...Read Review