2009

Signora Da Vinci

By Robin Maxwell - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

An imaginative speculation on the life of Caterina, Leonardo da Vinci’s mother, this first-person account begins in 1452, when a tryst with a ...Read Review

River’s Reach

By Christina Green - Published 2009

Genres:

Saga

In 1887 Rose Adams, a schoolmistress in a village school, longs for a better life. She has exciting ideas for reform but the new ...Read Review

Serendipity

By Louise Shaffer - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Serendipity is an intergenerational coming-of-age story set in the present day. The main heroine is Carrie Manning who has just lost her mother, ...Read Review

The Book of Unholy Mischief

By Elle Newmark - Published 2008Published 2009

Genres:

Thriller

In her highly anticipated debut, Elle Newmark faces a daunting task: produce a novel that lives up to the hype surrounding its phenomenal ...Read Review

The Sins of Lord Easterbrook

By Madeline Hunter - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

Soon after arriving in England from her home in Macao, Leona Montgomery meets up with the one man she can’t forget. She ...Read Review

Darkness Rising

By Frank Tallis - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

If we talked about historical novels like a pâtissier then amongst the rich and deeply satisfying tortes would be the novels by ...Read Review

Portrait of a Lady

By Diane A.S. Stuckart - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

The year is 1483, and Leonardo da Vinci and his apprentice Dino are asked by Ludovico Sforza, the Duke of Milan, to investigate the ...Read Review

The Empty Mirror: A Viennese Mystery

By J. Sydney Jones - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

A young country girl, model and lover of painter Gustav Klimt, is viciously murdered in 1898 Vienna. Klimt, the bête noire of Viennese ...Read Review

A Matter of Justice

By Charles Todd - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

When a mystery series gets into the double digits, I grow concerned that the plot and character development become rote, that the author ...Read Review

Infinity In The Palm of Her Hand

By Gioconda Belli (trans. Margaret Sayers Peden) - Published 2009

Genres:

Inspirational

Gioconda Belli’s daring feat of climbing inside the world of Adam and Eve, from their creation through the fall and toward a ...Read Review