Counterpoint

Savage Liberty

By Eliot Pattison - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1768, the English merchant ship Arcturus, arriving from London, explodes in Boston harbor, killing 37 men on board. Upon examination of the destroyed vessel ...Read Review

Winter Kept Us Warm

By Anne Raeff - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

The first winter after World War II ended was brutal to those living in Berlin: cold, grim, few jobs and little food. For ...Read Review

The Widow Nash

By Jamie Harrison - Published 2017

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Dulcy Remfrey’s father, Walton, has started to lose his mind and, in addition, a large fortune he should have brought home from ...Read Review

If You Are There

By Susan Sherman - Published 2017

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In 1901, Lucia Rutkowski is destined for poverty and millwork in a Warsaw ghetto when she flees that fate for domestic service in Paris. ...Read Review

Grace

By Natashia Deón - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

In a twist on Toni Morrison’s Beloved, Natashia Deón spins a novel in which the young mother fleeing slavery dies, the ...Read Review

The Houseguest

By Kim Brooks - Published 2016

Genres:

Literary

World War II remains in the public consciousness as a certain businessman, currently running for President of the United States, is evoking comparisons ...Read Review

The First Nazi: Erich Ludendorff, the Man Who Made Hitler Possible

By Alex Rovt - By Denise Drace-Brownell - By Will Brownell - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

General Erich Ludendorff (1865-1937) was one of the highest-ranking German generals during World War I, second only to General Paul von Hindenburg, yet ...Read Review

Blood of the Oak

By Eliot Pattison - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the spring of 1765, the small community of Edentown, New York, led by Sarah Ramsey, is a quiet town segregated from colonial strife ...Read Review

The Baker’s Tale: Ruby Spriggs and the Legacy of Charles Dickens

By Thomas Hauser - Published 2015

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In 1839 London, a baker named Antonio observes a destitute man named Spriggs and his three-year-old orphaned niece, Ruby, enter his bakery. Pitying their ...Read Review

Alice in Bed

By Judith Hooper - Published 2015

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“My fate had been prearranged by biology.” This is the conclusion reached by Alice James in Judith Cooper’s novel, Alice in Bed, ...Read Review