The Flying Circus

By Susan Crandall - Published 2015


The ´20s are in full swing as three strangers’ lives collide in a burst of dazzling stunts and graceful planes, but each one ...Read Review

Golden Earrings

By Belinda Alexandra - Published 2013 (UK)Published 2015 (US)



In 1970s Paris, a dejected ballet dancer, Paloma, is living with her grandmother, Mamie, in a townhouse-cum-ballet school. One morning she is confronted ...Read Review

Things Half in Shadow

By Alan Finn - Published 2015



Philadelphia in 1869 is feeling the aftereffects of the American Civil War. Through spiritualism, wives and mothers are trying to contact their lost husbands ...Read Review

White Gardenia

By Belinda Alexandra - Published 2015Published c2007



Belinda Alexandra’s Wild Lavender was one of my favorite sweeping epic novels, and the highlight of the year in which I read ...Read Review

The Sharp Hook of Love

By Sherry Jones - Published 2014


Biographical Fiction

Pierre Abélard and Héloïse d’Argenteuil’s tragic 12th-century Parisian romance is one of the most famous real love affairs ...Read Review

Veil of Time

By Claire R. McDougall - Published 2014



This time-travel story is set in both present day and 8th-century western Scotland. Maggie Livingstone Griggs moves from Glasgow to a cottage near ...Read Review

The Harem Midwife

By Roberta Rich - Published 2014


In this second in the series following The Midwife of Venice, Hannah and Isaac have now made their way to Constantinople after fleeing ...Read Review

Tuscan Rose

By Belinda Alexandra - Published 2012Published 2013


Bright, musically talented with both flute and piano, and extraordinarily sensitive toward animals and people, Rosa Bellocchi has been raised by the nuns ...Read Review

Royal Inheritance

By Kate Emerson - Published 2013


Royal Inheritance, the latest novel in Kate Emerson’s Tudor Court series, tells the story of Audrey Malte. Although raised to believe that ...Read Review

Mrs. Poe

By Lynn Cullen - Published 2013


Biographical Fiction

In this tremendously detailed account of Edgar Allan Poe’s supposed affair with poet Frances Osgood, the years 1845 to 1847 are narrated by the ...Read Review