Imagining Vietnam

By Elizabeth McLean - Published 2012


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


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



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



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



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


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



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


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



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



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