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The Edge of Eden

By Helen Benedict - Published 2009

Genres:

Saga

The Edge of Eden is rich in contrasts: the Seychelles Islands and fog-shrouded London; well-to-do British colonists and the poverty of natives; religious ...Read Review

Alcestis

By Katharine Beutner - Published 2010

Genres:

FantasyLiterary

Those familiar with Greek mythology may recall Alcestis as the symbol of an ideal wife, a woman who so loved her husband, Admetus, ...Read Review

Haunting Bombay

By Shilpa Agarwal - Published 2009

Genres:

FantasyMystery/CrimeSaga

Bombay, India, in the summer of 1960 is a city crowded with color, politics, and ritual; it’s hot and humid, on the cusp ...Read Review

Evil for Evil

By James R. Benn - Published 2009

Genres:

MilitaryMystery/Crime

In this fourth installment of the Billy Boyle World War II mysteries, the intrepid lieutenant from South Boston is sent by General Eisenhower ...Read Review

The Brothers Boswell

By Philip Baruth - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

In 1763 John Boswell, brother of writer James Boswell, stalks his older sibling down the Thames with sinister intent. John has recently been released ...Read Review

Kiyo’s Story: A Memoir

By Kiyo Sato - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

“Last year, my winning essay, ‘What America Means to Me,’ placed in our school’s finals. This year I am branded a ‘non-alien,’ ...Read Review

The Detective Wore Silk Drawers

By Peter Lovesey - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The second of Peter Lovesey’s Victorian mysteries (now reissued) plunges Sergeant Cribb and Constable Thackery into the underworld of bare-knuckled pugilism. In 1880, ...Read Review

Wobble to Death

By Peter Lovesey - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It is a cold November morning in 1879 and a dozen ‘pedestrians’ in silk drawers and white tights gather at the Agricultural Hall in ...Read Review

The First Wave

By James R. Benn - Published 2008

Genres:

Thriller

Irreverent and sarcastic, young Billy Boyle arrives in French North Africa in 1942 to broker a peace between the Vichy France-appointed leaders and the ...Read Review

Deep Night

By Caroline Petit - Published 2008

Genres:

Thriller

Leah Kolbe is an independent antiquities dealer in the early 1940s Hong Kong community. Her lover, Jonathan, is insistent that they marry soon, ...Read Review