The Last Ranch

By Michael McGarrity - Published 2016



Kevin Kearney, the protagonist of a successful detective series, has roots that go deep in the New Mexican past, as does his creator, ...Read Review

The Dollhouse

By Fiona Davis - Published 2016


1952. When 17-year-old Darby McLaughlin moves from Defiance, Ohio to New York to take a secretarial course, she quickly falls under the spell of ...Read Review

Wolf Hollow

By Lauren Wolk - Published 2016


Children/Young Adult

In western Pennsylvania during WWII, there was an area in between farmlands called Wolf Hollow. The name, coined several generations back, originated from ...Read Review

Christmas Bells

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2015


In 1863, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, still reeling from a personal tragedy and living amid the national tragedy of the Civil War, wrote the poem “...Read Review

The Courtesan

By Alexandra Curry - Published 2015



European and Japanese powers are vying for Chinese trade and even takeover in the late 1800s. Meanwhile, seven-year-old Jinhua’s peaceful world is ...Read Review

Let Me Die in His Footsteps

By Lori Roy - Published 2015



Roy’s newest novel, set in rural Kentucky, tells Sarah Crowley’s story, first with her sister Juna in 1936, and then through the ...Read Review

Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2015


Biographical Fiction

When Ulysses S. Grant courted Miss Julia Dent from a Missouri slave-owning family, he was fresh from West Point and soon to be ...Read Review

The Alphabet House

By Jussi Adler-Olsen - By Steve Schein (trans.) - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)



Jussi Adler-Olsen has taken a break from his popular Department Q series and brought us a deeply researched, hauntingly psychological thriller that will ...Read Review

The Barter

By Siobhan Adcock - Published 2014



Bridget should be happy. She has a handsome husband and an adorable year-old daughter, so why can’t she stop thinking about death? ...Read Review

Edge of Eternity

By Ken Follett - Published 2014



The Century Trilogy concludes with this historical novel that captures the essence of historical events from 1961 to 2008. It is thrilling in its evocation ...Read Review