Let Him Go

By Larry Watson - Published 2013



Watson’s latest tale of longing and desperation returns readers to the familiar surroundings of the mid-20th century American West. Margaret Blackledge ...Read Review

Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl

By David Barnett - Published 2013



Fiction meets history, meets steampunk, meets gothic horror in David Barnett’s page-turning romp though a Victorian world where the British are poised ...Read Review

Rachel’s Promise

By Shelly Sanders - Published 2013


Children/Young Adult

This is a wrenching story of a Russian-Jewish family fleeing the pogroms of the early 20th century, the second novel in a planned ...Read Review

What’s in a Surname? A Journey from Abercrombie to Zwicker

By David McKie - Published 2013



Most of us have some idea of the origin of our own family names. This fascinating book covers the growth and changing patterns ...Read Review

Triangle Trade

By Geoff Woodland - Published 2013


1805. When Lieutenant William King is relieved of his command in the Royal Navy, he returns home to Liverpool where his father, George King, ...Read Review

The Cult of Nostalgia

By Bruce Bruschi - Published 2013


This debut novel is an eclectic multi-period mix of romance, comedy, travelogue and an invocation of Jazz Age literary Paris. In Noughties San ...Read Review


By John Meade Falkner - Published 2013Published c1898


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

This is a first-rate adventure story, beautifully set in an 18th-century Dorset fishing community, with tales of skulduggery, smuggling, hidden treasure, greed, treachery, ...Read Review

The Boy on the Wooden Box

By Elisabeth B. Leyson - By Leon Leyson - By Marilyn J. Harran - Published 2013



This inspiring memoir is a perfect way to introduce young children to Holocaust literature. Leon Leyson was born Leib Lejzon in a rural ...Read Review

Daughters of the Nile

By Stephanie Dray - Published 2013


Biographical Fiction

This final volume of the Cleopatra’s Daughter trilogy continues the story of the life of Selene, beginning in the year 19 BC. She ...Read Review

Hannah of Santiago: The Adventures of an English Woman in a Spanish Colony

By Esther Barbour - Published 2013


In 1626, Englishwoman Hannah Fisk accompanies her father to the New World, but the voyage ends tragically. Pirates attack their vessel, Hannah’s father ...Read Review