2008

The Westminster Poisoner

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  Setting The Westminster Poisoner during the festivities of Christmas and Twelfth Night of 1663-1664 gives Gregory ample opportunity to spin a complicated ...Read Review

The Heretic’s Daughter

By Kathleen Kent - Published 2008Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The year is 1692, two hundred years after Columbus discovered America, and the developing country has degenerated into an enclosed, brutal world. In Salem, ...Read Review

No Turning Back

By K.M. Peyton - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is the second in KM Peyton’s Roman pony story series featuring Minna, the daughter of the blacksmith at the Roman fort ...Read Review

A Mercy

By Toni Morrison - Published 2008

Genres:

LiterarySaga

  In the late 17th century, slavery was in its infancy, as was the sugarcane industry. Morrison’s prose is confident and secure, ...Read Review

Rocamora

By Donald Michael Platt - Published 2008

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

  In the Spain of Felipe IV, Vicente de Rocamora writes love poetry, hears royal confessions, learns the art of Jewish medicine, and ...Read Review

Out of the Shadows

By Sarah Singleton - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

As Catholics in the time of Protestant Queen Elizabeth I, Elizabeth Dyer and her family are shunned and suffer for their religion while ...Read Review

The Antigallican

By Tom Bowling - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureMilitaryNautical

With its captivating, pungent, and sharply drawn characters, this first installment in a series of sea stories is a welcome addition to the ...Read Review

After the Train

By Gloria Whelan - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In the summer of 1955, thirteen-year-old Peter Liebig is excited about helping his father, an architect, rebuild the bombed-out church in Rolfen, West Germany, ...Read Review

Oscar Wilde and the Ring of Death

By Gyles Brandreth - Published 2008Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the second in a series featuring Oscar Wilde as detective. The plot starts as a game at a dinner party where ...Read Review

Gingham Mountain

By Mary Connealy - Published 2008

Genres:

InspirationalRomanceWestern

Sour Springs, Texas. Last stop for the orphan train. Last hope for two orphans nobody wants. Nobody but Grant, that is. Once an ...Read Review