Ann Chamberlin

Fortune’s Lament (Anthems of al-Andalus) (Volume 3)

By John D. Cressler - Published 2018

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Set during the twilight days of Muslim Spain, this tale begins in 1488 CE; I’m immediately concerned that no nod is given to ...Read Review

The Midnight Front: A Dark Arts Novel

By David Mack - Published 2018

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Historical Fantasy

In August 1939, an ocean liner carrying people fleeing the looming war in Europe for the U.S. is struck by a German torpedo—...Read Review

An Empire for Ravens (John, the Lord Chamberlain Mysteries)

By Eric Mayer - By Mary Reed - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

This twelfth book in the John the Lord Chamberlain Mystery series follows the sixth-century Byzantium sleuth as he illegally breaks his exile from ...Read Review

Bad Girls

By Alex de Campi - By Victor Santos (illus.) - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

New Year’s Eve, 1958. As dictator Fulgencio Batista flees the country and Fidel Castro stands poised to take over the island of Cuba, ...Read Review

A Hangman for Ghosts

By Andrei Baltakmens - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

New South Wales, 1829. Gabriel Carver is the convict who stepped forward to serve as hangman. He does his best to ease the passing ...Read Review

Kingdom of the Wicked Book One: Rules

By Helen Dale - Published 2018

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Alternate History

Helen Dale’s first novel, The Hand that Signed the Paper, won Australia’s Miles Franklin Award; she was the youngest recipient ever. ...Read Review

The Ring of Flames

By Joan Fallon - Published 2017

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Al-Andalus/Córdoba between the years of 1008 and the fall of the city to Sulayman ibn al-Hakim in 1013 AD (no nod given to ...Read Review

The Wreckage of Eden

By Norman Lock - Published 2018

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Biographical FictionLiterary

Robert Winter presides over the wreckage of the Eden given to white European settlers as Manifest Destiny in the first part of the 19...Read Review

The Grave’s a Fine and Private Place

By Alan Bradley - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

This is the latest installment in the very popular history mystery series starring adolescent sleuth, pre-teen and chemistry whiz Flavia de Luce, set ...Read Review

The Designer

By Marius Gabriel - Published 2017

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Shortly after the liberation of Paris in 1944, while war still rages, Copper Reilly arrives in Paris with her husband of eighteen months, a ...Read Review

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