All the Beautiful Girls

By Elizabeth J. Church - Published 2018


All the Beautiful Girls tells the story of Lily Decker, a young Kansas girl who is the only member of her family to ...Read Review

Song of a Captive Bird

By Jasmin Darznik - Published 2018



Iran’s answer to Sylvia Plath, Forugh Farrokzhad, came of age in the 1940s and ´50s when the country was gearing up for ...Read Review

A Christmas Return

By Anne Perry - Published 2017Published 2017-11-07



This compact little gem, Perry’s fifteenth Christmas novella, demonstrates her proficiency in writing Victorian-set mysteries. The protagonist is Mariah Ellison, grandmother of ...Read Review

An Echo of Murder (William Monk Mystery, Book 23): A thrilling journey into the dark streets of Victorian London

By Anne Perry - Published 2017Published 2017-04-20Published 2017-09-21



This latest installment in the William Monk series resounds with the great Victorian classics, Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dickens’ Edwin ...Read Review

Woman Enters Left

By Jessica Brockmole - Published 2017


Fans of “on the road” stories will love this dual-period novel, which follows two friends, aspiring writer Florrie Daniels and abandoned housewife Ethel ...Read Review

Love and Other Consolation Prizes

By Jamie Ford - Published 2017


A few years after being transported to Seattle, Ernest Young, a mixed-race orphan from China, finds the course of his future altered dramatically ...Read Review

The Frozen Hours

By Jeff Shaara - Published 2017



In June 1950, after the North Korean army invades South Korea, heading below the 38th parallel, the United Nations votes to mobilize armed forces ...Read Review

The Dream Keeper’s Daughter

By Emily Colin - Published 2017



A relaxed pace and descriptive indulgence characterize this tantalizing tale of supernatural time travel. The story opens in Barbados, where archaeologist Isabel Griffin ...Read Review

Anne Boleyn, a King’s Obsession (Six Tudor Queens)

By Alison Weir - Published 2017Published 2017-05-16


Biographical Fiction

This is a stunning, engaging, comprehensive and convincing novel. It opens with 11-year-old Anne about to depart from Hever to become one of ...Read Review

The Witchfinder’s Sister

By Beth Underdown - Published 2017


It’s 1645 in England as Alice Hopkins, a lost and penniless widow, returns to her brother Matthew’s home. Her once-shy brother has ...Read Review