Parlor Games

By Maryka Biaggio - Published 2013


Mae West once quipped that “good girls go to heaven, but bad girls go everywhere,” and this other May (Dugas) sure is one ...Read Review

Her Father’s Daughter

By June Tate - Published 2013


In November 1945 in Southampton, England, Victoria Teglia reopens the Club Valetta, which her father had run until his death rescuing a man from ...Read Review

The Waiting Gun

By Wayne D. Overholser - Published 2013



Old Mike Varney is a callous, bad-tempered ranch owner of the Pitchfork Ranch, located near the Nevada Mesa during the second half of ...Read Review

A Dream for Tomorrow

By Melody Carlson - Published 2013



This is the second book in the Home on the Oregon Trail series. Although there is a slight feeling at first of being ...Read Review

Siege 13

By Tamas Dobozy - Published 2013


LiteraryShort Stories

For six weeks in the winter of 1944-45, the Soviet Army assaulted Budapest, defended by the German and Hungarian armies. Over 800,000 civilians were ...Read Review

The Plum Tree

By Ellen Marie Wiseman - Published 2013


Wiseman writes engagingly about WWII from the point of view of a seventeen-year-old German girl on the home front. At the opening, Christine ...Read Review

The Malice of Fortune

By Michael Ennis - Published 2012Published 2013



In the midst of an upsurge in interest in the Borgias, Ennis’s new historical thriller is, at the very least, well-timed, and ...Read Review

The Fall of the Stone City

By Ismail Kadare - Published 2012Published 2013



The Fall of the Stone City is a translation form the Albanian of a short novel by Ismail Kadare, set in Kadare’s ...Read Review


By J. R. Moehringer - Published 2012Published 2013


Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

Pulitzer Prize winner Moehringer does not tell you a couple of things in his brief author’s note about the facts behind this ...Read Review

Above All Things

By Tanis Rideout - Published 2012Published 2013


Biographical Fiction

Canadian writer Tanis Rideout’s debut novel, Above All Things, is a beautifully written book mapping the distinct yet intertwined journeys of British ...Read Review