2015

The Explorers Guild: Volume One: A Passage to Shambhala

By Jon Baird - By Kevin Costner - By Rick Ross (illus.) - By Stephen Meyer - Published 2015

Genres:

Adventure

This uniformly grand work of imagination brought a smile to my face the second I opened the cover, and 700 some-odd pages flew by ...Read Review

Murder on the Tracks

By Bruce W. Most - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Two years have passed, but beat cop Joe Stryker remains haunted by the brutal death of his partner. When it appears that the ...Read Review

The Jazz Files

By Fiona Veitch Smith - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The Jazz Files was a book that I offered to review because it sounded somewhat intriguing, and I felt like I ought to ...Read Review

The Confectioner’s Tale

By Laura Madeleine - Published 2015Published 2016

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In 1988, Petra Stevenson has been working on her Ph.D. thesis at Cambridge on the period of history known as the Belle Époque. ...Read Review

Thérèse Makes A Tapestry

By Alexandra S.D. Hinrichs - By Renée Graef (illus.) - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The same Getty Museum that produced the classic Marguerite Makes a Book brings us this new picture book about Thérèse, who ...Read Review

Gnedich

By Elena Dimov (trans.) - By Maria Rybakova - Published 2015

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Even for those well-versed in Russian literature, Nikolai Ivanovich Gnedich (1784-1833) is hardly a household name, but in his time he was a ...Read Review

Broken Stone

By Gabriele Goldstone - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1931 Russia, Stalin’s ruthless machine catches an innocent family of poor farmers in its iron grip.The father is reported as anti-Communist, ...Read Review

Roman Mask

By Thomas M D Brooke - Published 2015

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Gaius Cassius is a hero of Rome, loved and admired by all, but he hides his true feelings: that he was – and still ...Read Review

Duty and Dishonor

By Shaun Ivory - Published 2015

Genres:

Adventure

Conor O’Farrell, born en route to America from Ireland, is our hero in this first part of a series entitled America Made ...Read Review

Delia and the Drifter

By Melody Carlson - Published 2015

Genres:

RomanceWestern

Part cowboy and part historical romance, I found my first Melody Carlson story pleasant reading. Delia Blackstone is a university educated, (rare enough ...Read Review