The Age of Light

By Whitney Scharer - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

I love learning about women whom history has downplayed or ignored, such as Lee Miller, American fashion model-turned-photographer. The novel begins with Lee ...Read Review

Murder at the Queen’s Old Castle (A Reverend Mother Mystery)

By Cora Harrison - Published 2019



Harrison returns us to 1920s Cork, Ireland in this mystery starring Reverend Mother Aquinas. Reverend Mother is invited to the Queen’s Old ...Read Review

Hanging Fire (A Joe Noose Western)

By Eric Red - Published 2019



Bess Sugarland is Marshal of Jackson Hole, Wyoming in 1888. In her jail is outlaw and gang leader Bonnie Kate Valance, found guilty and ...Read Review

The Turn of Midnight (Last Hours)

By Minette Walters - Published 2019


The sequel to Minette Walters’ thrilling and suspenseful The Last Hours proves a wonderful conclusion to her enthralling tale of a Dorset village ...Read Review

The Sky Above Us (Sunrise at Normandy)

By Sarah Sundin - Published 2019



This is Book Two of Sundin’s Sunrise at Normandy series. Set mostly in England just before the D-Day invasion of 1944, it is ...Read Review

The Forgiving Kind

By Donna Everhart - Published 2019


Sonny Creech can divine water, but more than that, she can divine the storm that’s coming in Everhart’s coming-of-age story set ...Read Review

We Must Be Brave

By Frances Liardet - Published 2019


This novel opens with one of the loveliest images in World War II literature: a small girl, “curled up, thumb in mouth,” and ...Read Review

The Hanging Psalm: A Regency Mystery Set in Leeds (A Simon Westow Mystery)

By Chris Nickson - Published 2019



This novel debuts a new series, returning again to Nickson’s ubiquitous Leeds. This time it’s the Georgian period; instead of an ...Read Review

The Black Ascot (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries)

By Charles Todd - Published 2019



For ten years, Alan Barrington, wanted for a murder committed at the 1910 royal horse race called the Black Ascot, has eluded capture by ...Read Review

The Lost Girls of Paris

By Pam Jenoff - Published 2019


The Lost Girls of Paris is uniquely told in alternating voices and timelines between 1946 and 1943. In 1946, Grace Healey is passing through Grand Central ...Read Review