The Only Woman in the Room

By Marie Benedict - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

Vienna, 1933. Hedy Kiesler stands on stage embracing the accolades she receives for her performance as Bavarian Empress Elizabeth. During her performance, a man ...Read Review

Learning to See: A Novel of Dorothea Lange, the Woman Who Revealed the Real America

By Elise Hooper - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

Dorothea Lange, most famous for her Depression-era portraits taken for the federal government, is a complex and pioneering figure with a story worth ...Read Review

The Parting Glass

By Gina Marie Guadagnino - Published 2019


In the mucky streets of New York in 1837, fraternal twins Maire and Seanin O’Farren have carved out a tenacious but unsteady place ...Read Review

At the Wolf’s Table

By Rosella Postorino - Published 2019


Rosa Sauer, a 26-year-old German secretary living in Berlin, has been hired for an unusual position. Though women were unable to fight in ...Read Review

Governess Gone Rogue: Dear Lady Truelove

By Laura Lee Guhrke - Published 2019



James St. Clair, heir to the Marquess of Rolleston, is a widower with twin ten-year-old sons who are adept at driving off governesses. ...Read Review


By David R. Gillham - Published 2019


Alternate HistoryBiographical Fiction

How we all wish that she had survived. That bright-eyed and brave child diarist, whose candid, wise-beyond-her years journal of her undercover exile ...Read Review

Mapping the Bones

By Jane Yolen - Published 2019


Children/Young Adult

To avoid stuttering, Chaim Abromowitz rarely speaks more than five words at a time, and those only twice a day. As young children ...Read Review

The Marshal and the Sinister Still (A Nelson Lane Frontier Mystery)

By C. M. Wendelboe - Published 2019



The Marshal and the Sinister Still returns readers to Depression-era Wyoming, where federal Marshall Nelson Lane is asked by a tribal policeman to ...Read Review

The Weight of a Piano

By Chris Cander - Published 2019



At the turn of the 20th century, Julius Blüthner listens for the music hidden in the trees as he searches the Romanian ...Read Review

The Devil Aspect

By Craig Russell - Published 2019



Prague, 1935. Hrad Orlů Asylum, an ancient hilltop fortress reputedly built to plug the mouth of Hell, once imprisoned the demonic Jan of the ...Read Review