The Red Coat: A Novel of Boston

By Dolley Carlson - Published 2018


In 1940s and 1950s Boston, a red coat is so much more than a pretty outer covering. Norah King is a cleaning lady ...Read Review

A Stranger Here Below: A Gideon Stoltz Mystery

By Charles Fergus - Published 2019



First in a projected series, A Stranger Here Below introduces Sheriff Gideon Stoltz. Stoltz is no hardened old-timer but a twenty-one-year-old Pennsylvania Dutchman, ...Read Review

The Glovemaker

By Ann Weisgarber - Published 2019


Ann Weisgarber excels at the slowly unfurling tale, where the characters’ waiting and indecision build tension as deftly as any action sequence. The ...Read Review

Crossing the Line

By Bibi Belford - Published 2017


Children/Young Adult

In this novel set during 1919 on the South Side of Chicago, times are hard when returning veterans vie for jobs and housing with ...Read Review

The Sisters of Alameda Street

By Lorena Hughes - Published 2017


Which of the four Platas sisters of Alameda Street is Malena’s mother? Lorena Hughes’ debut novel is nonstop entertainment with a warmhearted ...Read Review

Abigale Hall

By Lauren A. Forry - Published 2016Published 2017



Orphaned teenage girls Eliza and Rebecca live with their Aunt Bess in post-WWII London, but she sends them to work for sinister housekeeper ...Read Review

Wonders Will Never Cease

By Robert Irwin - Published 2016Published 2017


Biographical FictionLiterary

Acclaimed by A. S. Byatt as one of the UK’s greatest living novelists, Robert Irwin has produced his first novel in seventeen ...Read Review

His Bloody Project: Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae

By Graeme Macrae Burnet - Published 2016



When one thinks “literary,” this isn’t the type of work that comes to mind—it’s a compulsively readable, immersive, darn good ...Read Review

The Order of the Eternal Sun: A Novel of the Sylvani

By Jessica Leake - Published 2016



This historical fantasy is the second in a series about the Sylvani, a race from another world. Not unlike the faery, some have ...Read Review

Agony and Eloquence: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and a World of Revolution

By Daniel L. Mallock - Published 2016



Of all the signers of the Declaration of Independence, no two were closer friends than the eventual second and third US Presidents, Federalist ...Read Review