Ballantine Books

A Truth to Lie For: An Elena Standish Novel

By Anne Perry - Published 2022

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Mystery/Crime

It is 1934, and Britain’s MI6 recognizes that something unfathomable is evolving in Germany as they witness the rise of Adolf Hitler. In ...Read Review

A Christmas Deliverance: A Novel

By Anne Perry - Published 2022

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Perry’s Victorian mystery, her 20th Christmas novella, features Will “Scuff” Monk, former Thames River mudlark and adopted son of Thames River Police ...Read Review

The Scent of Burnt Flowers

By Blitz Bazawule - Published 2022

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A web of love, magic, and racial justice sets an enigmatic backdrop for Blitz Bazawule’s debut novel. In the mid-1960s American ...Read Review

Black Cake

By Charmaine Wilkerson - Published 2022

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In 2018, after their mother Eleanor’s death, estranged siblings Byron and Benedetta “Benny” Bennett return to their California home for the memorial and ...Read Review

Three Debts Paid: A Daniel Pitt Novel

By Anne Perry - Published 2022

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

For those of us who love a legal thriller mixed with a murder mystery, Perry’s latest Daniel Pitt novel provides the perfect ...Read Review

The Wedding Dress Sewing Circle

By Jennifer Ryan - Published 2022

Genres:

Saga

One doesn’t often think of World War II novels as “juicy,” but that’s a good way to describe the latest book ...Read Review

Forbidden City

By Vanessa Hua - Published 2022

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Chairman Mao is dead, and Mei is watching the exuberant celebrations in San Francisco with satisfaction. At one time she was within Mao’...Read Review

Elizabeth of York: The Last White Rose (UK) / The Last White Rose: A Novel of Elizabeth of York (US)

By Alison Weir - Published 2022

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Biographical Fiction

Elizabeth of York, whose marriage to Henry VII united the Houses of York and Lancaster after the Wars of the Roses, is not ...Read Review

Violeta

By Isabel Allende - Published 2022

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Literary

One-hundred-year-old Violeta writes her story beginning with her birth in 1920 during the Spanish flu pandemic up to her 2020 death during the current pandemic. ...Read Review

The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post

By Allison Pataki - Published 2022

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This is an absolutely terrific novel. If you want to know more about the 20th century, it’s all here, from the founding ...Read Review

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