Algonquin

Lion of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion

By Robert Morgan - Published 2011

Genres:

NonfictionWestern

This collection of brief accounts of ten “legends” of 18th and early 19th century America is a fine introduction to the persons and ...Read Review

What You See in the Dark

By Manuel Muñoz - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The scene opens on a diner in Bakersfield, California. A young couple – he, the popular boy in town, she, the shy Mexican girl ...Read Review

The Watery Part of the World

By Michael Parker -

Genres:

Literary

Although she is one of the best-educated and most brilliant women of her time, the history books are silent on the ultimate fate ...Read Review

West of Here

By Jonathan Evison - Published 2011

Genres:

LiterarySaga

During the 1890s, pioneers carved towns out of the wilderness of the Washington State coastline. One of those towns, Port Bonita, was founded ...Read Review

A Curable Romantic

By Joseph Skibell - Published 2010

Genres:

FantasyLiterary

A Curable Romantic follows Dr. Jakob Sammelsohn, seeker, intellectual, lover, as he wanders Europe trailing the ghost of Jewish history. In 1895 Vienna, Jakob ...Read Review

Far Bright Star

By Robert Olmstead - Published 2010

Genres:

LiteraryWestern

In 1916, an U.S. Army patrol led by Napoleon Childs is ambushed by Mexican guerrillas when they try to locate Pancho Villa. Tortured ...Read Review

The Puzzle King

By Betsy Carter - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Simon Phelps emigrated to the United States as a nine-year-old boy, making the journey from Latvia to New York City on his own. ...Read Review

A Reliable Wife

By Robert Goolrick - Published 2009

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Ralph Truitt and Catherine Land meet at a train station in rural Wisconsin in 1907. Ralph’s ad for a reliable wife has brought ...Read Review

Mudbound

By Hillary Jordan - Published 2008

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In 1946, Henry McAllen moves his city-bred wife Laura, their two girls and his crotchety father Pappy to the farm he purchased on the ...Read Review

The Innocents

By Caroline Seebohm - Published 2007

Genres:

Literary

Sensitive, sheltered twins Iris and Dorothea Crosby are deeply affected when circumstances lead them to help in the aftermath of the Triangle Shirtwaist ...Read Review