2014

Elizabeth of York

By Alison Weir - Published 2013Published 2014

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Nonfiction

Alison Weir’s Elizabeth of York is the first, non-academic biography of a woman who is solidly wedged into British history as one ...Read Review

A Burnable Book

By Bruce Holsinger - Published 2014

Genres:

Thriller

A Burnable Book pitches you headlong into London, 1385, during the uneasy reign of Richard II. The story bursts with historical figures, including the ...Read Review

Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2014

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Ambitious, well-educated, and beautiful, Kate Chase was called the “Belle of Washington” during the Civil War years. She sought to be the ultimate ...Read Review

The Swan Gondola

By Timothy Schaffert - Published 2014

Genres:

Literary

The World’s Fair of 1898 was the biggest thing to ever hit the Western town of Omaha. The Fair was held in conjunction ...Read Review

Wake

By Anna Hope - Published 2014

Genres:

Saga

Wake is a potentially poignant and gripping novel that follows three families whose loved ones served in the Great War. The 1920s London ...Read Review

Stella Bain

By Anita Shreve - Published 2013Published 2014

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Amid the rage of World War I, an American nurse is found wounded in France – and she has no idea who she is. ...Read Review

The Executioner’s Daughter

By Jane Hardstaff - Published 2014

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

The Executioner’s Daughter follows the watery adventures of Moss and her rascally sidekick, Salter, as they face scary situations while evading a ...Read Review

Rebellion

By James McGee - Published 2011Published 2014

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Mystery/CrimeThriller

In October 1812, the English Secret Service sends Bow Street Runner Matthew Hawkwood on a mission to France. Napoleon has traveled to Russia, leaving ...Read Review

Under the Wide and Starry Sky

By Nancy Horan - Published 2014

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As in Loving Frank, Horan has again re-imagined life with a famous man through his love interest. American Fanny Osbourne leaves her cad ...Read Review

The Mapmaker’s Daughter

By Laurel Corona - Published 2014

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The Mapmaker’s Daughter begins in Spain, in that fortuitous year, 1492. Fortuitous for some. For others, like the Jewish population, not so lucky. ...Read Review