Banquet of Lies

By Michelle Diener - Published 2013



London, 1812. Giselle “Gigi” Barrington is the daughter of a gentleman folklorist, traveling Europe and collecting recipes for her passion of cooking. While she ...Read Review

The Sleeping Dictionary

By Sujata Massey - Published 2013



In 1930s Bengal, ten-year-old Pom is orphaned when a tidal wave sweeps through her coastal village. She is rescued by a tongawalla (horse ...Read Review

Summerset Abbey: A Bloom in Winter

By T. J. Brown - Published 2013


Wealthy sisters Rowena and Victoria Buxton, along with their friend Prudence Tate, return in this sequel to Summerset Abbey. Victoria is drawn into ...Read Review

Whistling Past the Graveyard

By Susan Crandall - Published 2013


Starla Claudelle is a handful. The nine-year-old lives with her grandmother, a humorless woman, in small-town Mississippi in 1963. Her mother left them for ...Read Review

The Storycatcher

By Ann Hite - Published 2013


In her first novel, Ghost on Black Mountain, Hite explored the culture of the Appalachian Mountains during the Great Depression through the voices ...Read Review

The Typewriter Girl

By Alison Atlee - Published 2013


Betsey Dobson is a vibrant, unconventional flower in a garden of hothouse heroines. The cover of this book, which depicts a demure-looking young ...Read Review

The Emperor’s Conspiracy

By Michelle Diener - Published 2012



Born to a life of hardship in the Rookeries of Regency London, Charlotte Raven makes a miraculous escape when she is adopted by ...Read Review

Summerset Abbey

By T. J. Brown - Published 2012



In the first of a series set in England before World War I, Prudence Tate, an orphan, shares the loving home that Sir ...Read Review

Twas the Night After Christmas

By Sabrina Jeffries - Published 2012



Pierce Waverly, the Earl of Devonmont, was abandoned by his parents at a young age — and he has no idea why. Especially embittered ...Read Review

The General’s Mistress

By Jo Graham - Published 2012


Biographical Fiction

The nondescript title of Jo Graham’s fourth novel fits her heroine, a Dutch courtesan who becomes the lover, in turn, of three ...Read Review