Pegasus

The Time of the Wolf: A Novel of Medieval England

By James Wilde - Published 2012

Genres:

Military

The landmark year 1066 has given nourishment to many historical novelists, including now the first-time historical novel author James Wilde. (Wilde is the pen ...Read Review

The Werewolf of Paris

By Guy Endore - Published 2012

Genres:

Fantasy

Werewolves are enjoying a fine romp across current literature and cinema. Though the filming techniques were cheesy, watching Lon Chaney transform from wolf ...Read Review

Shooting Victoria

By Paul Thomas Murphy - Published 2012

Genres:

Nonfiction

Shooting Victoria is not just another biography of the illustrious queen or a history about the eponymous era she generated. Murphy takes the ...Read Review

The Wives: The Women Behind Russia’s Literary Giants

By Alexandra Popoff - Published 2012

Genres:

Nonfiction

In her latest book, biographer Alexandra Popoff profiles six literary spouses—Anna Dostoevsky, Sophia Tolstoy, Nadezhda Mandelstam, Véra Nabokov, Elena Bulgakov, and ...Read Review

Spartacus

By Lewis Grassic Gibbon - Published 2012

Genres:

Epic

Historical novels, especially those dealing with well-known events, lack suspense. As we watch the slave army of Spartacus defeat one Roman army after ...Read Review

Crusoe: Daniel Defoe, Robert Knox, and the Creation of a Myth

By Katherine Frank - Published 2011Published 2012

Genres:

Nonfiction

The long title of Katherine Frank’s book harkens back to a 17th-century fashion. The book’s subject is rooted in that century ...Read Review

Magic Words

By Gerald Kolpan - Published 2012

Genres:

Western

I reached the end of this book expecting to find out that most of the story and characters were fictional, but Kolpan’s ...Read Review

Death in August

By Marco Vichi - By Stephen Sartarelli (trans.) - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Set in Florence in 1963, this murder mystery offers the delights and peculiarities of Italy. As the city melts in August heat, Inspector Bordelli ...Read Review

Hawkwood

By James McGee - Published 2006Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

The Bow Street Runners, generally accepted as London’s first professional police force, was founded in 1749 and operated in London until 1839, when the ...Read Review

Beyond the Ties of Blood

By Florencia Mallon - Published 2012

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Being too warm is a small price to pay for Boston academic Eugenia Aldunate. She wears long sleeves at all times, to preclude ...Read Review