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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

The Letter Bearer: A Novel

By Robert Allison - Published 2015Published 2016Published 2016-02-25

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Literary

The Letter Bearer tells a story reminiscent of The English Patient, about a World War Two motorcycle courier whose bike runs over a ...Read Review

The Hour of Lead

By Bruce Holbert - Published 2014

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In the 1920s, eastern Washington is a land of scattered farms and small towns separated by distance, weather, and terrain. Isolated families depend ...Read Review

Electric City

By Elizabeth Rosner - Published 2014

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Electric City sits near the junction of the Mohawk and Hudson rivers, home to a vast manufacturing plant whose familiar cursive logo glows ...Read Review

Motherland

By Maria Hummel - Published 2014

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Motherland is a disturbing novel. Set in Germany during the last months of the war, it’s the story of Frank Kappus, a ...Read Review

Cementville

By Paulette Livers - Published 2014

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Literary

This debut literary novel is set in 1969, in a small Kentucky town that produces cement and whiskey. A funeral cortege brings home seven ...Read Review

The Peerless Four

By Victoria Patterson - Published 2013

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In 1928 women competed in the Olympics for the first time, and Canada sent a track team to Amsterdam. In this fictionalized version, the ...Read Review

Original Death

By Eliot Pattison - Published 2013

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Mystery/Crime

1760, New York Colony: Exiled Scot Duncan McCallum seeks only to avoid the fighting between the French and English and accompany his mentor, Conawago, ...Read Review

The Grammarian

By Annapurna Potluri - Published 2013

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Literary

This spellbinding novel is set in colonial India of 1911. It tells the story of Alexandre Lautens, a young French linguist from the Sorbonne, ...Read Review

The Silver Lotus

By Thomas Steinbeck - Published 2011

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Nautical

During the last decades of the 19th century, the ruggedly handsome and dashing sea trader Captain Jeremiah Macy Hammond, descended from stern New ...Read Review