Blackstone Publishing

Shattered Jade: A Novel of Saipan

By Larry Alexander - Published 2024



It’s June 1944, and Japanese and American forces have been engaged in monstrously costly battles across thousands of square miles of ocean and ...Read Review


By Ana Veciana-Suarez - Published 2023


15th-16th century Spain. Dolça Llull Prat, the young, artistic daughter of a Barcelona aristocrat, lives a carefree life of luxury until ...Read Review

Family Reins: The Extraordinary Rise and Epic Fall of an American Dynasty

By Billy Busch - Published 2023



Family Reins chronicles the history of the Anheuser-Busch brewing company, makers of Budweiser beer, from its beginnings in 1857 to its legacy today. Its ...Read Review

Exit Wounds: A Vietnam Elegy

By Lanny Hunter - Published 2023



“Wars may be fought valiantly, but not gloriously. Glory is spit-shine. War stories should end in grief. Grief is searing” (41-42). And so ...Read Review

Emilienne: A Novel of Belle Époque Paris

By Pamela Binnings Ewen - Published 2023


Biographical Fiction

Émilienne revives the story of the late-19th century Parisian courtesan Émilienne D’Alençon. Desperate to escape her life of poverty in ...Read Review

Silent Came the Monster

By Amy Hill Hearth - Published 2023



Hearth’s fictional treatment of an actual series of brutal shark attacks that terrified people along the popular beaches of New Jersey’s ...Read Review

Never Sleep

By Fred Van Lente - Published 2023


Never Sleep is a solid historical fiction offering by well-known graphic novelist and fiction writer Van Lente. Opening in 1861, it follows Kate Warn, ...Read Review

Murder in Haxford (Pignon Scorbion, 2)

By Rick Bleiweiss - Published 2023



This is the second in the Pignon Scorbion mystery series, which act like cozies in avoidance of gratuitous detail, but feature a professional ...Read Review

Daughter Dalloway

By Emily France - Published 2023


Although Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway provides an intriguing frame for Daughter Dalloway, France’s novel stands quite well on its own. Daughter ...Read Review

The Forty Elephants

By Erin Bledsoe - Published 2022



If you have a weakness for lawless female characters, as I do, then this is the book for you. The Forty Elephants was ...Read Review