Racing the Rain

By John L. Parker Jr - Published 2015



An early harbinger of the now widespread trend toward fiction and film set in the late 1950s and early 1960s and harkening back ...Read Review

Never Surrender: Winston Churchill & Britain’s Decision to Fight Nazi Germany in the Fateful Summer of 1940

By John Kelly - Published 2015



Never Surrender describes the political machinations taking place in Britain during 1939 and 1940, when the Cabinet debated whether to negotiate peace with Hitler or ...Read Review

The Marriage of Opposites

By Alice Hoffman - Published 2015



Rachel, the mother of Camille Pissarro, father of Impressionism, has dreamed of Paris from the time she was a child. To save her ...Read Review

The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II

By Jan Jarboe Russell - Published 2015



Many Americans have heard of internment centers created by the United States during World War II. Manzanar is best known, but there were 9 ...Read Review

The Children’s Crusade

By Ann Packer - Published 2015


Ann Packer’s masterful new novel (after Songs Without Words, 2008) is the story of an American family told in their own words, which ...Read Review

Darkness at Noon

By Arthur Koestler - By Daphne Hardy (trans.) - Published 2015Published c1941



This chilling, fictionalized account of one man’s victimization in the Moscow show trials of the 1930s is Scriber’s re-release of Koestler’...Read Review

The Girl Next Door

By Ruth Rendell - Published 2014



Fans of prolific and award-winning author Rendell will not be disappointed by her latest novel. On the outskirts of war-torn London in the 1940...Read Review

The Boston Girl

By Anita Diamant - Published 2015


In 1985 Addie Baum’s granddaughter asks her, “How did you get to be who you are?” It’s a long story, one which ...Read Review

The Remarkable Courtship of General Tom Thumb

By Nicholas Rinaldi - Published 2014


Biographical Fiction

Who is the world’s most famed entertainer during the Civil War era? John Wilkes Booth may come to mind, but his contemporary, ...Read Review

The Sacred River

By Wendy Wallace - Published 2014Published 2014-07-01


The Sacred River begins its journey in Victorian England and then takes the reader to Egypt. Harriet is a 23-year-old invalid, and her ...Read Review