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The Miracles of Prato

By Laura Morowitz - By Laurie Albanese - Published 2009



Set in 15th-century Italy, The Miracles of Prato relates the fictionalized story of the scandalous romance between real-life Renaissance painter and Carmelite monk ...Read Review

Veil of Lies

By Jeri Westerson - Published 2008



               Poor Crispin Guest!  In Jeri Westerson’s debut novel, set in 14th-century London and described as “a medieval noir,” Crispin is slapped, backhanded, ...Read Review

The Enchantress of Florence

By Salman Rushdie - Published 2008



Wearing a multicolored leather coat, a Florentine traveler arrives at the emperor of India’s court armed with magic tricks, a secret, and ...Read Review

The Crystal Skull

By Manda Scott - Published 2008 (UK)Published 2008 (US)



A formulaic thriller made palatable by good writing, The Crystal Skull follows newlywed Cambridge scholar Stella Cody as she struggles to unravel the ...Read Review

How Far the Road Home

By Alan Gifford - Published 2008


During World War II, a half-million German, Italian, and Japanese prisoners of war were held in camps on American soil. Until the war’...Read Review

Rosemary for Remembrance & Rue for Repentance

By Felicity Pulman - Published 2007


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

  A reprint of the first two titles in the popular Janna Mysteries, this “bindup” edition of Rosemary for Remembrance and Rue for ...Read Review

The Man Who Created Sherlock Holmes: The Life and Times of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

By Andrew Lycett - Published 2007



As the first biographer to gain access to Arthur Conan Doyle’s newly released personal archive, Andrew Lycett draws a captivating picture of ...Read Review

The Snow Goose

By Paul Gallico - Published 2007


Children/Young Adult

The Snow Goose, Paul Gallico’s bittersweet story of loneliness and redemption, spans a decade, from 1930 to May 1940, when the British government implored ...Read Review


By Traci L. Slatton - Published 2008



Traci L. Slatton’s highly inventive and lush debut novel follows Luca Bastardo across the 14th and 15th centuries in his search for ...Read Review

The Edict: A Novel from the Beginnings of Golf

By Bob Cupp - Published 2007



Penned by golf architect Bob Cupp, The Edict is his hymn to the game’s development from its probable beginnings in the shepherd’...Read Review