Bellevue Literary Press

Flight of the Wild Swan

By Melissa Pritchard - Published 2024

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

This powerful biographical novel of Florence Nightingale starts with Florence, an upper-class child in Victorian England, being called by her governess “a little ...Read Review

Ravage & Son

By Jerome Charyn - Published 2023

Genres:

Literary

With biting humor and fierce tenderness, Jerome Charyn builds the world of Manhattan’s Lower East Side Jewish ghetto from 1883 onward, rife with ...Read Review

Like the Appearance of Horses

By Andrew Krivak - Published 2023

Genres:

LiterarySaga

In 1933, a young Romani boy named Bexhet escapes fascist Hungary for the mountains of Pennsylvania, in search of Jozef Vinich, a man who ...Read Review

The Ice Harp (The American Novels)

By Norman Lock - Published 2023

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

A reader would have to be a dedicated fan of Ralph Waldo Emerson to appreciate this novel. It is 1879, Concord, Massachusetts. Lock’s ...Read Review

Voices in the Dead House (The American Novels)

By Norman Lock - Published 2022

Genres:

Literary

The ninth installment in Lock’s The American Novels series brings together literary giants Walt Whitman and Louisa May Alcott. It is 1863, and ...Read Review

City of Incurable Women

By Maud Casey - Published 2022

Genres:

Literary

Paris’s Salpêtrière Hospital began as a gunpowder factory; by the 1600s, it had been repurposed into a care/work facility ...Read Review

Tooth of the Covenant (The American Novels)

By Norman Lock - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

Nathaniel Hawthorne had some less than hidden skeletons in the family closet – he was the great-great-grandson of John Hathorne, one of the foremost ...Read Review

Sergeant Salinger

By Jerome Charyn - Published 2021

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

This fictionalized account of J. D. Salinger’s WWII years and recovery (1942-47) opens in New York City. He lives with his parents ...Read Review

American Follies (The American Novels)

By Norman Lock - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

In 1883, stenographer Ellen Finch must lie about having an infant son to obtain an audience with Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. ...Read Review

Cesare: A Novel of War-Torn Berlin

By Jerome Charyn - Published 2020

Genres:

LiteraryMilitary

The Nazi regime may have had pillage, plunder, and genocide as its raisons d’etre, but Jerome Charyn’s Cesare reminds us that ...Read Review