2006

Canvey Island

By James Runcie - Published 2006

Genres:

Short Stories

  On 31 January 1953 Martin’s father, Len, and Auntie Vi are dancing at the local hop. Back home Martin and his mother are ...Read Review

The Ghost Orchid

By Carol Goodman - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  This suspenseful novel is set at an artists’ colony in Saratoga in upstate New York. The action alternates between the 1890s, when ...Read Review

Weedflower

By Cynthia Kadohata - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

  Kadohata, winner of the Newbery Medal, has created an inspiring story based upon the wartime misfortunes of her own family. Weedflower is ...Read Review

Cradle of Violence : How Boston’s Waterfront Mobs Ignited the American Revolution

By Russell Bourne - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

  Early American history, as taught in grammar schools, has most Americans believing that the American Revolution was fomented and fought by the ...Read Review

The Last Duel

By Eric Jager - Published 2005Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

  A fascinating insight into the medieval mindset, a world in which people believed that the question of who had committed a crime ...Read Review

The Sempster’s Tale

By Margaret Frazer - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It is the summer of 1450. Dame Frevisse must travel to London to select cloth and patterns for church vestments. But Frevisse is also ...Read Review

Surrender

By Pamela Clare - Published 2006

Genres:

AdventureRomance

Set in Albany, New York, in 1755, Clare begins her trilogy with this wonderful story. Blackmailed into serving the wily Lord William Wentworth and ...Read Review

Death du Jour

By Lou Jane Temple - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

What a great idea, a mystery series during the French Revolution when restaurants began, chefs to the aristocrats finding themselves suddenly without employers. ...Read Review

Forgotten Faces

By Jeannie Johnson - Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

This is the third volume in a thoroughly enjoyable saga in which the story of the Strong family is told against the background ...Read Review

In Milady’s Chamber

By Sheri Cobb South - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

South has moved from writing charming Regencies to a mystery set during the Regency. Lady Fieldhurst and her husband don’t have a ...Read Review