The Songs We Hide

By Connie Hampton Connally - Published 2018


Budapest, 1951. Katalin Varga is an unwed mother with a beautiful singing voice, but she hasn’t sung publicly since Róbert, the father ...Read Review

The Dutton Girl

By Stan Freeman - Published 2018



Sarah Dutton is no beauty, even by 1915 standards, but she’s worth a fortune in jewels. When someone abducts Sarah and the jewels, ...Read Review

The Hapsburg Variation

By Bill Rapp - Published 2017



This is set in the 1950s, the Cold War era, in Vienna. The Hapsburg Variation is the second book in a series about ...Read Review

To Look on Death No More

By Leta Serafim - Published 2015


Although many historical novels have been written about the Second World War, this is the first I’ve read that’s set in ...Read Review

Trouble in Rooster Paradise

By T.W. Emory - Published 2015



Gunnar Nilson, erstwhile PI in Seattle in the 1950s, finds himself recounting one of his cases to a sympathetic caregiver in 2003, when he’...Read Review

The Last of the Blacksmiths

By Claire Gebben - Published 2013


When 16-year-old Michael Harm leaves his home in the Palatinate in 1857 for America to take an apprenticeship under his uncle in Cleveland, he ...Read Review

Queen of Cities

By Andrew Nova - Published 2010



The year is 1453, and the army of Turkish Sultan Mehmed is camped outside the walls of Constantinople while the Emperor Constantine and his ...Read Review