The Widow’s Redeemer

By Philippa Jane Keyworth - Published 2013



In October 1815, after two years of a miserable, abusive marriage, Lettice Burton suddenly finds herself a penniless young widow. Her mother-in-law, a recent ...Read Review

The Daughters of Mars

By Thomas Keneally - Published 2012Published 2013


The First World War has become a staple of recent fiction. Thomas Keneally, in this epic novel told from an Australian perspective, enables ...Read Review

Battle of Kings

By M.K. Hume - Published 2011Published 2013



First published by Headline in the UK (2011), this is the US paperback edition of Book One of Hume’s series The Merlin Prophecy, ...Read Review

The Pillow Book of the Flower Samurai

By Barbara Lazar - Published 2013



There’s nothing like fiction set in 12th-century Buddhist Japan to shake up one’s notions about feminine strength and bravery. Kozaishō, the ...Read Review

The Dead Shall Not Rest

By Tessa Harris - Published 2013



In this second mystery featuring Dr. Thomas Silkstone, the Philadelphian anatomist living in 1780s London investigates the murder of a castrato singer whose ...Read Review

Hostile Shores: An Alan Lewrie Naval Adventure

By Dewey Lambdin - Published 2013



Captain Alan Lewrie leaves his post in the Bahamas for London with word of the victory at Trafalgar and the death of Admiral ...Read Review

Calling Me Home

By Julie Kibler - Published 2013



Julie Kibler’s debut novel travels between the current era and the late 1930s to early ´40s.  The outer rim of the story ...Read Review

Rise: A Nightshade Novel

By Andrea Cremer - Published 2013


AdventureChildren/Young AdultFantasy

Ember Morrow has fought her family and convention to be allowed to join the Order of the Knights of Conatus based in Tearmunn ...Read Review

Shadow on the Crown

By Patricia Bracewell - Published 2013


Biographical Fiction

In this, the first installment of a contemplated trilogy, debut author Bracewell deftly explores the formative years of Emma of Normandy’s life, ...Read Review

The Duchess of Drury Lane

By Freda Lightfoot - Published 2013


Biographical Fiction

Dorothy Jordan, Drury Lane’s most notable comedic actress, grew up in Ireland where she had few career choices, being the illegitimate daughter ...Read Review