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Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2013

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Keckley rose out of slavery to become the dressmaker for both Mrs. Jefferson Davis and Mrs. Abraham Lincoln. Her life gets ...Read Review

The Last Runaway

By Tracy Chevalier - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

A young Quaker woman, Honor Bright, has left her civilized home of Bridport in England for the wild, untamed wilderness of Ohio. The ...Read Review

Winter of the World

By Ken Follett - Published 2012

Genres:

Saga

The second in Follett’s Century Trilogy follows the main characters from Fall of Giants and their children as they navigate the major ...Read Review

The Lost Prince

By Selden Edwards - Published 2012

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In 1898, Eleanor Burden, a young Bostonian, returns home from Vienna with a remarkable journal, which foretells the events of her lifetime. Although Eleanor ...Read Review

Hard Country

By Michael McGarrity - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureWestern

The Western often suffers from literary snobbishness, but good authors of the genre, like Michael McGarrity, know their era and don’t embellish ...Read Review

Sonoma Rose

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2012

Genres:

Saga

Sonoma Rose is nineteenth in Chiaverini’s Elm Creek Quilts series but can be read and enjoyed (as I did) as a stand-alone. ...Read Review

The Temptation of the Night Jasmine

By Lauren Willig - Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureRomance

The novel begins in a contemporary time at Selwick Hall with Eloise and Colin. The story soon slips back to 1803, to the romantically ...Read Review

Good Graces

By Lesley Kagen - Published 2011

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Eleven-year-old Sally O’Malley and her younger sister, Troo, are as close as two sisters can be, their lives knit together by the ...Read Review

The Garden Intrigue

By Lauren Willig - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureRomance

Historian Eloise Kelly is back, still working with a treasure trove of primary sources for her dissertation on English spies immersed in the ...Read Review

Queen of Kings

By Maria Dahvana Headley - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical FictionFantasy

The passionate, tangled, and tragic story of Cleopatra and Marc Antony receives a new and surprising twist in this engrossing novel. Did Cleopatra ...Read Review