Random House (US)

The Spies of Warsaw

By Alan Furst - Published 2008



This is a difficult to follow but fascinating study of French intelligence-gathering in Central Europe, prior to World War II. Alan Furst is ...Read Review

The Vagrants

By Yiyun Li - Published 2009



“If you look at history, as no one in this country does anymore, a martyr has always served the purpose of deception on ...Read Review


By Amy Bloom - Published 2007



In July of 1924, Lillian Leyb stands in line with hundreds of other women, waiting to interview for a job as a seamstress that ...Read Review

My Swordhand Is Singing

By Marcus Sedgwick - Published 2007


Children/Young Adult

Sedgwick, a multi-published children’s book author, gives us a new twist on the popular genre of teen vampire fiction in this horror ...Read Review

Thirteen Moons

By Charles Frazier - Published 2006


Cold Mountain is a tough act to follow. Yet Charles Frazier more than rises to the occasion with Thirteen Moons, an extraordinary fictional ...Read Review

The Last Town On Earth

By Thomas Mullen - Published 2006


The year is 1918 and we are deep in the forests of WashingtonState among the townsfolk of Commonwealth, a logging town founded on progressive ...Read Review

The Oriental Casebook of Sherlock Holmes

By Ted Riccardi - Published 2003


Mystery/CrimeShort Stories

This novel covers the great gap in the Holmes canon, between the time Holmes was supposedly killed at Reichenbach Falls with his archenemy ...Read Review