The True Story of Hansel and Gretel

By Louise Murphy - Published 2003



On the side of the road and a dark and forbidding wood, a father abandons his two children with the words “Go into ...Read Review

Richmond Burning

By Nelson Lankford - Published 2003



The capital of the short-lived Confederacy managed to hold out in the face of crushing odds from war’s start until only days ...Read Review

The Extraordinary Voyage of Pytheas the Greek

By Barry Cunliffe - Published 2003


AdventureBiographical FictionNautical

Archaeologist Cunliffe presents a proposal of Pytheas’s journey, around 330 B.C., from Massalia to the British Isles and the Eastern coasts of ...Read Review

The Rag and Bone Shop

By Jeff Rackham - Published 2002


Biographical Fiction

A fascinating tale about Charles Dickens’s relationship with actress Ellen Ternan, this novel is told from almost every point of view but ...Read Review

Ladies and Not-So-Gentle Women

By Alfred Allan Lewis - Published 2000



What do Bessy Marbury, Elsie de Wolfe, Anne Morgan, and Anne Vanderbilt have in common? After reading this group biography, I’m still ...Read Review

A Treasury Of Royal Scandals

By Michael Farquhar - Published 2001



Writing in a vividly ironic style, Farquhar exposes the excruciating, ridiculous, poignant, stupid, and incredibly weird activities of the ruling classes — royal, imperial, ...Read Review

Jerusalem Vigil: The Zion Legacy Book I (Zion Legacy (Paperback))

By Bodie Thoene - Published 2000



The first of the Thoenes’ three-book Zion Legacy series starts with the declaration of sovereignty by David Ben-Gurion on Friday, May 14, 1948 and continues ...Read Review

The Late Mr Shakespeare

By Robert Nye - Published 2000


Biographical FictionLiterary

In this fictional biography of The Bard we meet Pickleherring, an aged actor writing about the life of his former employer and friend. ...Read Review

Mr Darwin’s Shooter

By Roger McDonald - Published 2000


AdventureBiographical Fiction

In 1832, a ship named Beagle sailed, carrying Charles Darwin and his assistant Syms Covington. Syms served as Darwin’s shooter, collecting specimens for ...Read Review

Mollie Peer: Or the Underground Adventure of the Moosepath League

By Van Reid - Published 2000



The first book in this series of adventures of the Moosepath League, Cordelia Underwood, took place in the summer of 1896. This, the second, ...Read Review