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Midnight Crossing

By Diane Shute - Published 2018



The plot of this book will mystify anyone unfamiliar with the earlier After Midnight, as readers are expected to know the background and ...Read Review

Beautiful Illusion

By Christie Nelson - Published 2018



San Francisco, 1939. Young reporter Lily Norby jumps at an opportunity to cover Treasure Island, the upcoming site of the Golden Gate International Exposition. ...Read Review

Song of Isabel

By Ida Curtis - Published 2018



Lady Isabel, daughter of Lord Theodoric of Narbonne, is twelve years old when she is attacked by soldiers and rescued by a stranger ...Read Review

A Promise Given

By Michelle Cox - Published 2018


A Promise Given is an entertaining romp through the social mores of 1930s Chicago and England, with the American upper crust proving themselves ...Read Review

The River by Starlight

By Ellen Notbohm - Published 2018


In the early 20th century, Annie Rushton is shamed in her small Iowa town as a divorced woman and a failed mother. She ...Read Review

Who Are You, Trudy Herman?

By B.E. Beck - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

Trudy Herman’s parents had emigrated as children to the U.S. from Germany in 1909.  In 1943, Trudy is a typical American teenager, riding ...Read Review

When It’s Over

By Barbara Ridley - Published 2017


In pre-WWII Prague, Lena Kulkova, who is Jewish, becomes involved with the underground resistance movement, as well as with Otto, a German-Jewish refugee. ...Read Review

Swearing Off Stars

By Danielle M. Wong - Published 2017


As we know, the world of the 1920s through 1950s and beyond was anything but kind and understanding to lesbian and gay people. ...Read Review

The Velveteen Daughter

By Laurel Davis Huber - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

This carefully woven story is the fictionalised biography of Pamela Bianco, the daughter of Margery Williams Bianco, author of the children’s classic ...Read Review

Dark Lady: A Novel of Emilia Bassano Lanyer

By Charlene Ball - Published 2017


It is the height of Queen Elizabeth’s reign, a celebrated golden age. The seven-year-old Emilia Bassano is sent away from her mother ...Read Review