2010

Bedlam: The Further Secret Adventures of Charlotte Bronte

By Laura Joh Rowland - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this Victorian mystery-thriller historical, demure but spirited heroine Charlotte Brontë once again races breathlessly through England, France and Ireland accompanied by the ...Read Review

Testimony of Two Men

By Taylor Caldwell - Published 2010

Genres:

Saga

Rereading a popular novel forty years after publication is a unique experience. Then it was just a gripping read, an intriguing story about ...Read Review

Spies of the Balkans

By Alan Furst - Published 2010

Genres:

Thriller

This latest piece of Furst’s massive WWII jigsaw puzzle opens in October 1940 in Salonika, Macedonia. “Senior Police Official” Costa Zannis is investigating ...Read Review

Matterhorn

By Karl Marlantes - Published 2010

Genres:

Military

Historical novels of young men at war play a critical role in popular acceptance of this genre. First-time novelist Karl Marlantes’s lengthy ...Read Review

Murder on Lexington Avenue

By Victoria Thompson - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Victoria Thompson’s 12th Gaslight Mystery is just as interesting and fresh as her early works in this series. Murder on Lexington Avenue ...Read Review

Time’s Legacy

By Barbara Erskine - Published 2010

Genres:

Time-slip

This time Erskine blends modern Glastonbury and a female Christian priest with a Roman family and Druid priests. In a sweeping epic, she ...Read Review

Fallen Grace

By Mary Hooper - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Grace Parkes is about to give birth. She is fifteen, single, orphaned, poor and living in Victorian London in 1861. Resigned to the fate ...Read Review

Making Haste from Babylon

By Nick Bunker - Published 2010

Genres:

Nonfiction

Why did the Pilgrims set sail in the Mayflower, and what has been their influence on both American and English history? This copiously ...Read Review

Becoming Queen Victoria: The Tragic Death of Princess Charlotte and the Unexpected Rise of Britain’s Greatest Monarch

By Kate Williams - Published 2010

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is a fascinating and intimate picture of a girl becoming a queen, all because of a royal crisis before she was born. ...Read Review

The Wonder of Charlie Anne

By Kimberly Newton Fusco - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Charlie Anne’s mother has died in childbirth, and the Depression has forced her father to go north to find a job. Charlie ...Read Review