Mrs. Gulliver

By Valerie Martin - Published 2024



Lila Gulliver is the madam of a sedate, respectable brothel on an unnamed tropical tourist island. This is a historical novel only in ...Read Review

The Adversary

By Michael Crummey - Published 2024



In the early 19th century in the remote coastal town of Mockbeggar in the Dominion of Newfoundland, a wedding is to take place ...Read Review

The Frozen River

By Ariel Lawhon - Published 2023



The frozen body of a man is captive in the ice of Maine’s Kennebec River. Once he is cut free and laid ...Read Review

Let the Dead Bury the Dead

By Allison Epstein - Published 2023


Alternate History

In her second novel, Allison Epstein blends the historical and the fabulous with an understated elegance. Set in an alternative pre-Revolutionary St. Petersburg ...Read Review

Murder Crossed Her Mind (A Pentecost and Parker Mystery)

By Stephen Spotswood - Published 2023



Spotswood’s newest sojourn with Parker & Pentecost won me over from the first page. A protagonist with a Holmesian air, Lillian Pentecost ...Read Review

Do Tell

By Lindsay Lynch - Published 2023


Not very long ago, news from Hollywood captured the riveted attention of almost all Americans, from NYC tycoons to Kansas farmers’ wives. In ...Read Review

The Caretaker

By Ron Rash - Published 2023


In a small 1950s North Carolina town, gossip, secrets, and judgment affect the lives of its residents. Three characters stand out and rise ...Read Review

Crook Manifesto

By Colson Whitehead - Published 2023



Second in a trilogy, Crook Manifesto is a brisk ride that tears through 1970s Harlem until each projected act of violence erupts mid-paragraph, ...Read Review

Our Hideous Progeny

By C. E. McGill - Published 2023


Historical Fantasy

England and Scotland in the 1850s. Mary Elizabeth Sutherland is an ambitious and feisty natural history illustrator married to Henry, a rather combative ...Read Review

White Fox (The Black Sun Trilogy)

By Owen Matthews - Published 2023



Former Marine Lee Harvey Oswald emigrated to the Soviet Union in 1959 and lived and worked in Minsk until he returned to the U....Read Review

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