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By Tom Harper -
Harper writes about that charade of religious fervour, the First Crusade of 1096-98, in all its ghastly violence and hypocrisy. The reader is ...Read Review
By Rhys Bowen -
Molly Murphy is back in New York City after doing some detecting in Ireland that almost cost her her life. It is ...Read Review
By Laura Joh Rowland -
Sano Ichiro, chamberlain to the shōgun, finds himself in the most difficult situation he’s ever faced (and he’s faced some—...Read Review
By Olen Steinhauer -
For those not familiar with Steinhauer, this is far from being a brain candy novel. It requires work and attention, but the rewards ...Read Review
By Edward Marston -
Life is never a quiet river for Lord Westfield’s Men, an Elizabethan theatre company. A fire burns down the inn where they ...Read Review
By Carola Dunn -
It’s Guy Fawkes Night, 1924, and Daisy Fletcher, née Dalrymple, is invited to celebrate at friend Gwen’s family estate in the ...Read Review
By Conrad Allen -
It is always with joyful anticipation that I set sail on a pre-WWI liner with ship detectives George P. Dillman and Genevieve Masefield, ...Read Review
By Rhys Bowen -
This fifth installment in the Molly Murphy series is set in New York City just at the turn of the 20th century. We ...Read Review
By John Gardner -
John Gardner’s latest novel is a wealth of information about the British Homefront circa 1943 as well as a wartime spy thriller. Troubled ...Read Review
By Carolyn Haines -
In the 1950s in Drexel, Mississippi, it is difficult, if not nigh onto impossible, for a woman like Jade Dupree to live in ...Read Review
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