The Go-Between: A Novel of the Kennedy Years

By Frederick Turner - Published 2010


Biographical FictionLiterary

Judith Campbell Exner, who died in 1999 at age 65, claimed that she had a two-year affair with President John F. Kennedy. Her autobiography (My ...Read Review

Seasons in the Mist

By Deborah Kinnard - Published 2010



Bethany Lindstrom, an American historian, travels to England on a fellowship to participate in an archeological dig at Oxford. A woman she meets ...Read Review

Montacute House

By Lucy Jago - Published 2010


Children/Young AdultFantasyMystery/Crime

This is an unusual idea for a story, taking the National Trust property Montacute House and re-peopling it with characters, real and imaginary, ...Read Review

Sacred Ties: From West Point Brothers to Battlefield Rivals: A True Story of the Civil War

By Tom Carhart - Published 2010



Six young West Point graduates were both friends at the Academy and destined to serve as exceptional officers and warriors for both sides ...Read Review

Courtiers: Splendor and Intrigue in the Georgian Court at Kensington Palace

By Lucy Worsley - Published 2010



In 1725 up-and-coming artist William Kent was commissioned by George I to decorate the walls alongside the King’s Grand Staircase at Kensington Palace. ...Read Review

Take Me With You

By Carolyn Marsden - Published 2010


Children/Young Adult

Marsden used reminiscences of an Italian friend who grew up in similar circumstances to lend authenticity to this story of two girls being ...Read Review

Kings of the North

By Cecelia Holland - Published 2010


Kings of the North opens with England being ruled ineffectively by Ethelred, his sons ripe for rebellion, and the Danes poised for usurpation. ...Read Review

Honour and the Sword

By A.L. Berridge - Published 2010



1636 – the height of the Thirty Years War. As the story opens, Spanish armies invade King Louis XIII’s France. The sleepy border village ...Read Review

The Pindar Diamond

By Katie Hickman - Published 2010



This is a beautiful book set in a beautiful city, Venice at the beginning of the 17th century. It is the sequel to ...Read Review

Sword and Song

By Roz Southey - Published 2010



Charles Patterson, musician by trade and detective by inclination, returns for another 18th-century murder mystery. This time he is called to the murder ...Read Review