Ballantine

The Valley

By J.D. Landis - Published 2005Published 2006

Genres:

Saga

  Landis’ third novel tells the story of Sarianna, a student in late 1930s Massachusetts with nihilistic leanings and a poetic attachment to ...Read Review

Prospero’s Daughter

By Elizabeth Nunez - Published 2006

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/CrimeSaga

  In The Tempest, William Shakespeare explored how the world of social class and education strays from its defining stature, named “civilization,” using ...Read Review

Blue Nude

By Elizabeth Rosner - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

  Rosner’s quiet, subtle second novel (after The Speed of Light, 2001) once again shows the effect of history on the present, in ...Read Review

The Ghost Orchid

By Carol Goodman - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  This suspenseful novel is set at an artists’ colony in Saratoga in upstate New York. The action alternates between the 1890s, when ...Read Review

The Marriage Spell

By Mary Jo Putney - Published 2006

Genres:

FantasyRomance

  Abigail is a wizard in early 19th-century England, a healer of great talent, but wizards are feared and despised. A chance encounter ...Read Review

The Silver Rose

By Susan Carroll - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

  Good witches, bad witches, thwarted love and dark queens: such is the romantic landscape of the third novel in Susan Carroll’s ...Read Review

His Wicked Kiss

By Gaelen Foley - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

His Wicked Kiss is the seventh novel in an extraordinary family saga. It features Lord Jack Knight as the hero, a sea captain ...Read Review

The Tell-Tale Corpse

By Harold Schechter - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  In the latter months of 1845, Edgar Allan Poe was enjoying success as a writer; however, his finances were precarious. His young wife, ...Read Review

The Husband Trap

By Tracy Anne Warren - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

  The time is July 1816. The setting is St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, where the Haut Ton has gathered to watch the wedding ...Read Review

The Wife Trap

By Tracy Anne Warren - Published 2006

Genres:

Romance

  Lady Jeanette Brantford was banished from the high society she loved simply because she coerced her more docile twin into switching places ...Read Review