2006

Murder on the Oceanic

By Conrad Allen - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It is always with joyful anticipation that I set sail on a pre-WWI liner with ship detectives George P. Dillman and Genevieve Masefield, ...Read Review

The Truth About Sascha Knisch

By Aris Fioretos - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Set in the oppressively hot summer of 1928 Berlin, this is a fascinating, though often obscure novel. The eponymous Sascha is an occasional cross-dresser ...Read Review

The Woman Who Waited

By Andrei Makine (trans. Geoffrey Strachan) - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

When Vera’s fiancé left in one of the last call-ups of men for the Soviet Army in 1945, she vowed she would wait ...Read Review

The Night Watch

By Sarah Waters - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

I must admit to an instinctive lack of sympathy for this book. First, I am wary of books from an organisation which only ...Read Review

He Will Go Fearless

By Laurie Lawlor - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young AdultWestern

Fifteen-year-old Billy needs to go fearless to make it through the adventures that are in store for him—and he does! This young ...Read Review

American Legend: The Real Life Adventures of David Crockett

By Buddy Levy - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

This biography of David Crockett provides a very pedestrian view of the adventures of this historical legend. The author highlights the hardships and ...Read Review

The Rose of York: Crown of Destiny

By Sandra Worth - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

In this sequel to the gripping The Rose of York: Love and War, Worth does a beautiful, and succinct, job of retelling the ...Read Review

Intoxicated! A Novel of Money, Madness and the Invention of the World’s Favorite Soft Drink

By John Barlow - Published 2006

Genres:

Adventure

Yorkshire, 1869. En route from France by train, Isaac Brookes nearly kicks a bunch of smelly rags out the door of his compartment only ...Read Review

The Blaze of Noon

By Tim Champlin - Published 2006

Genres:

Western

It is 1878. Dan Mora, a fifty-eight-year-old prospector, and his unlikely comrade, Quanto, a Tarahumara Indian, discover more than gold in the desert of ...Read Review

Gates of Paradise

By Beryl Kingston - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In 1800 the poet, William Blake, and his wife, Catherine, move from London to the tiny rural community of Felpham, in Sussex. There they ...Read Review