2012

Imagining Vietnam

By Elizabeth McLean - Published 2012

Genres:

LiteraryShort Stories

McLean gives us a pocket history of Vietnam in the form of eight short stories, each set in a period of the country’...Read Review

The Luck of the Weissensteiners

By Christoph Fischer - Published 2012

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It is 1933. In the Slovak capital of Bratislava, Greta Weissensteiner is wooed and made pregnant by Wilhelm Winkelmeir. He is German and she ...Read Review

Murder in the Afternoon: A Kate Shackleton Mystery

By Frances Brody - Published 2012Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

A mysterious woman wakes World War I widow and detective Kate Shackleton in the night. Mary Jane, Kate’s visitor, states her husband ...Read Review

Truth Dare Kill

By Gordon Ferris - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Private investigator Danny McRae is damaged physically as well as emotionally after his service as an SOE agent operation with the French resistance ...Read Review

Fashioning History: Current Practices and Principles

By Robert F. Berkhofer Jr. - Published 2012

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Nonfiction

This is a book on historical practice and the methods used to fashion the past. How should historians position themselves in order to ...Read Review

The Unmarked Road

By George Cadwalader - Published 2012

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Sgt. John “K-Bar” Caleb is one tough Marine. But after suffering serious wounds in Vietnam, the highly decorated vet winds up in the ...Read Review

The Descent of the Lyre

By Will Buckingham - Published 2012

Genres:

Literary

In the summer of 1811, armed men take off with a young bride-to-be; left devastated, and with rage boiling within him, the bridegroom departs ...Read Review

The Seeing

By Diana Hendry - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Set in the 1950s, this story is narrated mainly by 13-year-old Lizzie, who lives in a small coastal town, in a comfortable home ...Read Review

Queen of the Waves

By Janice Thompson - Published 2012

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

When Jacquie Abingdon’s father arranges for her to marry a young colleague of his, her mother secretly plots for her to leave ...Read Review

Reading Historical Fiction: the Revenant and Remembered Past

By Kate Mitchell - By Nicola Parsons - Published 2012

Genres:

Nonfiction

This scholarly collection of essays investigates historical fiction written from the 18th century to that produced in contemporary times. The book includes work ...Read Review