2008

So Help Me God: The Founding Fathers and the First Great Battle Over Church and State

By Forrest Church - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

Culture wars are nothing new, as Church demonstrates ably in this study of the tenure of America’s first five presidents. Our nation’...Read Review

As High as the Heavens

By Kathleen Morgan - Published 2008

Genres:

Romance

It is 1568, and a group of loyalists plan to rescue Mary Queen of Scots from her imprisonment in Lochleven Castle by boldly replacing ...Read Review

Twilight at Monticello: The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson

By Alan Pell Crawford - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

At the age of sixty-six, Thomas Jefferson left the presidency and retired to his beloved home in Monticello. He died, famously on the 4...Read Review

Scotland: The Autobiography: 2000 Years of Scottish History by Those Who Saw It Happen

By Rosemary Goring (ed.) - Published 2007Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

This splendid account presents Scotland’s history in the words of the people who lived it: from the first century until the present ...Read Review

The Butcher of Smithfield

By Susanna Gregory - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

London 1663: Lord Clarendon’s spy Thomas Chaloner returns from a foreign assignment to an unfriendly greeting from his unreasonable paymaster. He has three ...Read Review

Mistress of the Revolution

By Catherine Delors - Published 2008

Genres:

Adventure

Though Gabrielle de Montserrat was born into the minor aristocracy of France’s Auvergne region and convent-educated, she is less concerned with class ...Read Review

Tennyson

By Lesley M. M. Blume - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1932 Louisiana, Emery Fontaine leaves daughters Tennyson and Hattie on the decaying ancestral doorstep while he searches for their runaway mother, a frustrated ...Read Review

The Last Princess

By Matthew Dennison - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

The pendulum of public opinion seems to have swung as far as it will go with regard to Queen Victoria and her reign. ...Read Review

The Lodger: Shakespeare on Silver Street

By Charles Nicholl - Published 2007Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

In 1612 Shakespeare gave evidence at the Court of Requests in Westminster. Eight years previously he had lodged with the Mountjoys, a family of ...Read Review

All for Love

By Amanda Elyot - Published 2008

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Elyot has written three fictional memoirs about women whose passions ruled their lives. Like Helen of Troy (The Memoirs of Helen of Troy) ...Read Review