Univ. Press of New England

On the Spur of Speed

By J.E. Fender - Published 2005



In volume four of the Frost series, J.E. Fender provides a new insight into a seldom-seen Revolutionary War battle, a detailed look ...Read Review

Marie Blythe

By Howard Frank Mosher - Published 2005


Originally published in 1983, Marie Blythe is a captivating tale of the titular character’s life experiences, a modern Bildungsroman. Marie is a French ...Read Review

Where the Rivers Flow North

By Howard Frank Mosher - Published 2004


Short Stories

This reissue of Mosher’s 1978 story collection was my introduction to the author’s work; it deserves a much wider audience outside New ...Read Review

My Story Being This

By Pamela-Suzette Deane - Published 2004



The 1770s Rhode Island setting and community of free people of color is wonderfully evoked in this “writing book” of a woman whose ...Read Review

Gun Ball Hill

By Ellen Cooney - Published 2004



In 1774 coastal Maine, after the beloved Mowlan family is massacred by Tories disguised as Indians, family and friends gather to mourn. Their isolated ...Read Review

Our Lives, Our Fortunes

By J.E. Fender - Published 2004



According to his website, Fender set out to create a fictional American naval hero to rival British captains Hornblower and Aubrey. In this ...Read Review

Rebecca Wentworth’s Distraction

By Robert J Begiebing - Published 2003



When Englishman Daniel Sanborn takes his first portraiture commission in Portsmouth, Virginia, he doesn’t expect his subject, a mere child, to be ...Read Review

The Romance of Eleanor Gray

By Raymond Kennedy - Published 2003



When twenty-year-old Eleanor Gray takes her first position as teacher in western Massachusetts’s East Becket, she considered it to be an “adventure ...Read Review