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Code Name Sapphire

By Pam Jenoff - Published 2023



Code Name Sapphire is a riveting tale of family love and devotion in 1942 occupied Belgium. The novel’s basic focus is an intrepid ...Read Review

The Dutch Orphan

By Ellen Keith - Published 2023


This gripping World War II story is set mostly in Amsterdam. Singer Johanna Vos is horrified by the Nazi cruelties, and works with ...Read Review

The London Séance Society

By Sarah Penner - Published 2023



In 1873, the London Séance Society is a gentlemen’s-only club whose president’s murder during an All Hallows Eve soiree has been ...Read Review

The Stolen Book of Evelyn Aubrey

By Serena Burdick - Published 2022


If you could get back at someone who profoundly wronged you, even if it upends your life, would you do it? This is ...Read Review

Marion Lane and the Deadly Rose

By T. A. Willberg - Published 2022



London, 1959. In this the second of Willberg’s Marion Lane novels, she and her colleagues in Miss Brickett’s agency investigate the most ...Read Review

The Two Lives of Sara

By Catherine Adel West - Published 2022


Memphis, early 1960s. Sara King lives and works at a boarding house—a refuge for her wounded soul—owned by the indomitable Mama ...Read Review

The Unravelling (UK) / The Women of Pearl Island (US)

By Polly Crosby - Published 2022



This story, with episodes set in the 1920s, 1950s and 2018, is less a historical novel and more a beautifully rendered meditation on life ...Read Review

Marion Lane and the Midnight Murder: A Novel

By T. A. Willberg - Published 2020


Historical FantasyMystery/Crime

The Investigators at Miss Brickett’s Investigations and Inquiries, located in the underground tunnels of London, are whispered-about sleuths guarding the city, though ...Read Review

Find Me in Havana

By Serena Burdick - Published 2021


Biographical Fiction

Actress Estelita Rodriguez lived the American dream. Her young daughter called John Wayne “Uncle Duke.” Her smile and voice captivated audiences on stage ...Read Review

The Woman with the Blue Star

By Pam Jenoff - Published 2021


In March 1943, Krakow, Poland is a cold, unforgiving city under increasingly brutal occupation by the Nazis. Eighteen-year-old Sadie has escaped the ‘aktions’ before, ...Read Review