Lake Union Publishing

Millicent Glenn’s Last Wish: A Novel

By Tori Whitaker - Published 2020


Tori Whitaker is an avid reader of novels that juggle past and present-day timelines, highlighting worthy examples on social media and penning a ...Read Review

Red Mistress

By Elizabeth Blackwell - Published 2020


Born the daughter of a minor Russian noble, Nadia Shulkina comes of age in the social upheaval of the aftermath of the Russian ...Read Review

Passing Fancies (A Julia Kydd Novel)

By Marlowe Benn - Published 2020



The title of this sophisticated second entry in the Julia Kydd mystery series (after Relative Fortunes) is cleverly apropos. It’s set in ...Read Review

Golden Poppies: A Novel

By Laila Ibrahim - Published 2020


The Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1870, guarantees the right to vote despite race, color, or previous servitude. In Golden ...Read Review

Opium and Absinthe: A Novel

By Lydia Kang - Published 2020



It’s 1899, the turn of the 20th century, in New York City. Young and pampered Tillie Pembroke, who never seems quite able to ...Read Review

Across the Winding River

By Aimie K. Runyan - Published 2020


Aimie K. Runyan’s latest novel is told in three points of view, and the lives of these three characters intersect as the ...Read Review

In the Shadow of the Storm

By Ella Zeiss - By Helen MacCormac (trans.) - Published 2020


In this novel set in the 1930s, Anna is a German-Russian woman doing her best to make a happy life and home for ...Read Review

The Last Bathing Beauty

By Amy Sue - By Nathan - Published 2020


In the same way that Rosamunde Pilcher’s books often bring to life different generations of women meeting and surmounting challenges, Amy Sue ...Read Review

The Spirit of the Dragon

By William Andrews - Published 2019


The Spirit of the Dragon is the third book in William Andrews’ series depicting Korean women and their fates during the war, but ...Read Review

Where the Lost Wander

By Amy Harmon - Published 2020



A widow at twenty, Naomi May is bound for California with her family and her in-laws. She records the journey on paper, drawing ...Read Review