Ann Chamberlin

Seven Houses

By Alev Lytle Croutier - Published 2002

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Alev Lytle Croutier draws on her girlhood in Turkey for this multi-generational mosaic of a saga stretching from before the First World War ...Read Review

The Camel of Destruction

By Michael Pearce - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In a 1910 Cairo rife with corrupt, strangely modern land deals and sour banking schemes, series sleuth Captain Owen solves yet another mysterious death, ...Read Review

The Years Of Rice And Salt

By Kim Stanley Robinson - Published 2002

Genres:

Alternate History

For the historical fiction reader, this review begins with a caveat: This is alternate history, a subgenre requiring some initiation. Imagine that instead ...Read Review

Red Water

By Judith Freeman - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

The Mountain Meadows Massacre continues to blight Mormon history today, as the church recently used its might to put a halt to excavations ...Read Review

The Other Nineteenth Century

By Avram Davidson (ed.) - By Grania Davis (ed.) - By Henry Wessells (ed.) - Published 2002

Genres:

Alternate History

Shades of H. P. Lovecraft flit through this collection by the deceased science fiction/fantasy great Avram Davidson. Otherwise, these stories are very ...Read Review

The Alchemist

By Donna Boyd - Published 2002

Genres:

Fantasy

Within the confines of a New York psychologist’s office, the story is told of three young people raised as adepts in a ...Read Review

The Far Field

By Edie Meidav - Published 2001

Genres:

Literary

Ceylon just before World War II is the setting for this long novel. “The characters and events,” we are warned in the Author’...Read Review

The Book of Q

By Jonathan Rabb - Published 2001

Genres:

Thriller

On a humanitarian mission to war-torn Bosnia in 1992, American would-be priest Ian Pearse avoids falling shells while he has a brief affair with ...Read Review

A Mischief in the Snow

By Margaret Miles - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This mystery is the fourth in a series featuring widowed sleuth Charlotte Willett and set in the village of Bracebridge, Massachusetts shortly before ...Read Review

Wainewright the Poisoner: The Confession of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright–Regency Author, Painter, Swindler and Probable Murderer–Woven from Historical Fragments

By Andrew Motion - Published 2000

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/CrimeNonfiction

Thomas Griffiths Wainewright began life in a household of leisured literati and ended, through attempts to maintain that life, as convict number 2325 in ...Read Review