She Writes Press

An Unexpected Ally: A Greek Tale of Love, Revenge, and Redemption

By Sophia Kouidou-Giles - Published 2023



In this novel set during the archaic period of classical antiquity, Circe knows Odysseus must leave her soon. In her dreams and in ...Read Review

The Map Colorist

By Rebecca D'Harlingue - Published 2023


Although young Anneke van Brug rarely ventures outside of her Amsterdam neighborhood, it is the age of Dutch exploration, and she grows up ...Read Review

The Ways of Water

By Teresa H. Janssen - Published 2023


An intense, complicated chronicle told in the first person, this novel’s narrative journey incorporates scores of interesting characters and spans sundry geographic ...Read Review

What We Leave Behind

By Christine Gallagher Kearney - Published 2023


Biographical Fiction

Kearney’s heroine Ursula, inspired by her maternal grandmother, is a German war bride who immigrated to Minnesota with her G.I. husband ...Read Review

Walking on Fire

By Kathryn Crawley - Published 2023


This novel, based on the author’s life experience, transports the reader to Greece in 1974. The country is in political turmoil after a ...Read Review


By Linda Kass - Published 2023


Biographical Fiction

This fictionalized history closely follows Bess Myerson’s life from age twelve in 1936 through her Miss America victory in 1945, followed a year later ...Read Review

The Forger of Marseille

By Linda Joy Myers - Published 2023


In the autumn of 1939, Europe is in chaos. The German blitzkrieg has struck with lightning force and catastrophic consequences. Thousands of people are ...Read Review

Out of Ireland

By Marian O'Shea Wernicke - Published 2023


1935 St. Louis is the setting for a brief prologue in which family matriarch Eileen lies dying, but the story turns quickly to 1867 Cork, ...Read Review

Wild with All Regrets

By Emma Deards - Published 2023


Though the Great War ended ten years ago, Irishman Lucas Connolly still struggles with his memories of the war and the loss of ...Read Review

Caravans in the Dark

By B. K. Oldre - Published 2023


This novel centers on the invasion of Czechoslovakia after the 1938 Munich Agreement that allowed Germany to occupy the young Czech Republic and enslave ...Read Review

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