The Spy on the Tennessee Walker

By Linda Lee Peterson - Published 2015



The Spy on the Tennessee Walker is the third installment in the Maggie Fiori Mysteries. Reading the two prior novels is not necessary, ...Read Review

The Muralist

By B.A. Shapiro - Published 2015


On the eve of the Second World War, artist Alizee Benoit is employed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) to paint murals for ...Read Review

The Girl from Rawblood

By Catriona Ward - Published 2015Published 2017Published 2017-03-07



This is a novel dominated by the figure of She – who She is and whether She really exists or is part of the ...Read Review

A Woman Loved

By Andrei Makine - By Geoffrey Strachan (trans.) - Published 2015



Should historical fiction include fiction in which a researcher looks back at the past, in this case the career of Catherine the Great? ...Read Review

The Forgotten Room

By Beatriz Williams - By Karen White - By Lauren Willig - Published 2016


This multi-generational novel, set between 1892 and 1944, is jointly written by three people, all bestselling authors (and good friends), but the smooth writing style ...Read Review

I’ll See You in Paris

By Michelle Gable - Published 2016


Gable’s new novel is the follow-up to her bestselling A Paris Apartment and is written in much the same style. The novel ...Read Review


By Christine Whittemore - Published 2015



It is said that history teaches us about the present, usually meaning war and politics, which is what history is usually about.  We ...Read Review

A Dictionary of Mutual Understanding

By Jackie Copleton - Published 2015


On August 9, 1945, Amaterasu Takahashi was late in meeting her daughter, Yuko, in Nagasaki’s Catholic cathedral; her tardiness saved her life, as the ...Read Review

Only the Animals

By Ceridwen Dovey - Published 2015


Short Stories

Handicapped by homocentric prejudice, few humans can properly comment on themselves, or upon their species. Who else shall speak to us of the ...Read Review

Palace of Tears

By Julian Leatherdale - Published 2015



Adam Fox is owner of the Palace, an exclusive resort hotel in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales. In 1914, his only son ...Read Review