Blackstone Publishing

Murder in Haxford (Pignon Scorbion, 2)

By Rick Bleiweiss - Published 2023

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Mystery/Crime

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

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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

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Mystery/Crime

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

The Crimson Thread

By Kate Forsyth - Published 2022

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The Crimson Thread is a welcome addition to the WWII genre. On Crete between 1941 and 1945, a young woman named Alenka must protect her ...Read Review

Empire of Iron (Vesta Shadows Trilogy Series, Book 3)

By Debra May Macleod - Published 2022

Genres:

Adventure

Rome, during the reign of Caesar Augustus, the Temple of Vesta:  the Vestalis Maxima (head of the Vestal Virgins), Pomponia, seems to have ...Read Review

Empire of Iron (Vesta Shadows Trilogy Series, Book 3)

By Debra May Macleod - Published 2022

Genres:

Adventure

This novel covers key events of the early Roman Empire, following Octavian’s early years of becoming Augustus Caesar and ending in his ...Read Review

The Orchid and the Emerald

By Timothy David Mack - Published 2022

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William Gunn travels to South America in search of a rare orchid said to possess great healing powers, both to satisfy the behest ...Read Review

Oleander City: A Novel Based on a True Story

By Matt Bondurant - Published 2022

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Six-year-old orphan Hester (last name unknown) survives the 1900 Galveston Hurricane, which leveled the Texas port city and killed over ten thousand. Real-life heavyweight ...Read Review

Pignon Scorbion & the Barbershop Detectives (The Pignon Scorbion Series) (Pignon Scorbion, 1)

By Rick Bleiweiss - Published 2022

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Edwardian England, 1910, we meet Pignon Scorbion, newly-appointed chief inspector of the fictional town of Haxford. Asked by newcomer, Jonathan Bentine, to prove ...Read Review

Hotel Portofino

By J. P. O'Connell - Published 2022

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This drama set in a posh hotel in Portofino, Italy, successfully mixes the flavors of an Edwardian novel with Upstairs, Downstairs tensions and ...Read Review