2008

Song Yet Sung

By James McBride - Published 2008

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/CrimeRomance

Written by the author of the bestselling memoir The Color of Water, this novel is set in the 1850s. Liz, a runaway slave, ...Read Review

Life Class

By Pat Barker - Published 2007Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureRomance

In early 1914, Paul Tarrant and Elinor Brooke are students at the Slade School of Art’s life-drawing class run by the formidable Professor ...Read Review

The Betrayal Game

By David L. Robbins - Published 2008

Genres:

Thriller

Robbins’s Professor Mikhal Lammeck travels to Cuba in 1961 at the opening of this novel by the author of The Assassins’ Gallery. Letting ...Read Review

Lady of the Roses

By Sandra Worth - Published 2008

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In this novel, we see the War of the Roses through the eyes of Isobel, the wife of Sir John Neville, brother of ...Read Review

Vienna Blood

By Frank Tallis - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this, the second installment of the Liebermann Papers, Tallis, a practicing clinical psychologist, beautifully evokes the upheaval in the highest echelons of ...Read Review

Guinevere’s Gift

By Nancy McKenzie - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In modern Arthurian fiction, Arthur’s queen is usually portrayed as either an imperious and wilful manipulator, or a (largely) innocent victim of ...Read Review

The Jewel Trader of Pegu

By Jeffery Hantover - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureInspirational

In the 1590s, news reached Italy of the source of Asia’s outstanding jewels. Sailors’ tales were backed by samples, and so Abraham, ...Read Review

The Hope Chest

By Karen Schwabach - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Violet is eleven years old, but she has run away in order to find her older sister, Chloe. Chloe has been banished from ...Read Review

The Reavers

By George MacDonald Fraser - Published 2007Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureFantasy

The Reavers is a saucy fantasy romp in the vein of MacDonald Fraser’s Pyrates. It is set in the border region of ...Read Review

The Broken Kings: Book Three of the Merlin Codex

By Robert Holdstock - Published 2007Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureFantasy

In pre-Arthurian times, Merlin watches the fortress of Taurovinda become the focus of devastating change. For the dead world of Greek mythology has ...Read Review