Secrets of Cavendon

By Barbara Taylor Bradford - Published 2017


The Ingham and Swann families have intermarried and are highly cooperative in the family business ventures in the late 1940s. Each member has ...Read Review

The Italian Party

By Christina Lynch - Published 2018


Michael Messina and his new bride, Scottie, seem to have it all, as young, beautiful Americans living in Siena, Italy, in the mid-1950...Read Review

Victoria and Albert: A Royal Love Affair

By Daisy Goodwin - By Sara Sheridan - Published 2017



Having read Daisy Goodwin’s novel about Victoria and having watched the PBS series, of which this is a companion volume, I was ...Read Review

Renoir’s Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon

By Catherine Hewitt - Published 2018



In the late 19th century, Suzanne Valadon was a muse and model for some of Paris’ most highly acclaimed artists. She quickly gained ...Read Review

Dark Winds Rising

By Mark Noce - Published 2017



It is the year 602, and Wales is not yet united. Small neighboring kingdoms fight viciously against each other. Amid this disunity, and continually ...Read Review

The Orphan of Florence

By Jeanne Kalogridis - Published 2017


It is November 1478, only seven months after the Pazzi conspiracy which took the life of Lorenzo de’ Medici’s brother, Giuliano, in a ...Read Review

The Vengeance of Mothers

By Jim Fergus - Published 2017



Legend says that in 1873, a Cheyenne chief offered a startling trade to President U.S. Grant—1,000 horses for 1,000 white women willing to marry ...Read Review

The Hidden Light of Northern Fires

By Daren Wang - Published 2017



Although the time span of this novel is the six years of the Civil War era, it has the feel of much longer ...Read Review

Glass Town

By Steven Savile - Published 2017


Historical Fantasy

This is a strange novel, a fantasy set in the 1920s and the 1990s. The story involves two brothers who both love the ...Read Review

Twilight of Empire: The Tragedy at Mayerling and the End of the Habsburgs

By Greg King - By Penny Wilson - Published 2017



The murder-suicide at Mayerling was an event that ripped a family, an empire, and eventually the entire world apart. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, whose ...Read Review