The Rogues’ Game

By Milton T. Burton - Published 2005



Milton T. Burton knows Texas inside out, and one can only hope that this first novel will not be his last. The book’...Read Review

Midnight Plague

By Gregg Keizer - Published 2005



The fact that none of the warring nations in the Asian or European theaters of World War II used chemical warfare, a cruel ...Read Review

Dancing in the Dark

By Caryl Phillips - Published 2005


Biographical FictionLiterary

Bert Williams (1874-1922) achieved success beyond his wildest dreams. An emigrant from the Bahamas, he was the first black entertainer in America to ...Read Review

What Casanova Told Me

By Susan Swan - Published 2005



Luce Adams, a twenty-seven-year-old archivist, travels to present-day Venice to attend her mother’s memorial at the request of her mother’s still-grieving ...Read Review

Rebel Angels

By Libba Bray - Published 2005


Children/Young AdultFantasy

In this companion book to the New York Times bestseller A Great and Terrible Beauty, Libba Bray takes up where she left off, ...Read Review

Lady With An Alien: An Encounter with Leonardo da Vinci

By Mike Resnick - Published 2005


Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Based on the idea that Da Vinci’s painting Lady with an Ermine could have extraordinary inspirations, the latest title from Mike Resnick, ...Read Review

Badger’s Moon

By Peter Tremayne - Published 2005



Badger’s Moon is the fourteenth installment in Peter Tremayne’s Sister Fidelma series, set in 7th-century Ireland. Fidelma, an advocate of the ...Read Review

The Sixth Wife

By Jean Plaidy - Published 2005


Biographical Fiction

Reviewing a Jean Plaidy (aka Victoria Holt/Philippa Carr) novel is rather like asking a teenager at a family barbecue how she likes ...Read Review

The Italian Secretary

By Caleb Carr - Published 2005



As Jon Lellenberg (the US representative of the Conan Doyle Estate) tells us in the fascinating afterword to this slight volume, Caleb Carr ...Read Review

The Hope Within

By Tracie Peterson - Published 2005



Dianne and Cole Selby moved to Virginia City, Montana, after their ranch house was destroyed by fire in 1886. The move was very unsettling ...Read Review