Arleigh Johnson

The Inquisitor’s Wife

By Jeanne Kalogridis - Published 2013


In 1481, Queen Isabella, Dominican friar Torquemada, and the Spanish Inquisition arrive in Seville. Many Jewish families, as well as conversos—the “New Christians”—...Read Review

Nobody’s Secret

By Michaela MacColl - Published 2013


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

The young Emily Dickinson narrates this tale that takes place during her fifteenth year, in between her school terms. A handsome stranger, Mr. ...Read Review

Love Disguised

By Lisa Klein - Published 2012


Children/Young Adult

When his father requests a debt settled in London, a young Will Shakespeare leaves Stratford behind and begins his life in the city – ...Read Review

The Doctor and the Rough Rider

By Mike Resnick - Published 2012



Doc Holliday, Thomas Edison, Theodore Roosevelt, and Geronimo join forces against a host of rival Indian tribes and a supernatural villain in this ...Read Review

The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls

By Anton DiSclafani - Published 2013


During the Great Depression, a wealthy family is shattered by a daughter’s indiscretion, and as a result she is sent away to ...Read Review

Blood Between Queens

By Barbara Kyle - Published 2013



The Thornleigh series continues with this fifth installment in which Richard Thornleigh’s ward, Justine Grenville, is entrusted with a delicate mission for ...Read Review

The Missing Manuscript of Jane Austen

By Syrie James - Published 2012


University librarian and Austen enthusiast Samantha McDonough happens upon a partial letter in an old poetry book that leaves clues to a possible ...Read Review

The Duchess of Drury Lane

By Freda Lightfoot - Published 2013


Biographical Fiction

Dorothy Jordan, Drury Lane’s most notable comedic actress, grew up in Ireland where she had few career choices, being the illegitimate daughter ...Read Review

Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan

By Robin Maxwell - Published 2012


Going on safari was all the rage among British noblemen in early 20th-century England, but Jane Porter and her father, a professor of ...Read Review

The Unfaithful Queen

By Carolly Erickson - Published 2012


Biographical Fiction

Henry VIII’s fifth wife, Catherine Howard, tells her story in this whimsical reimagining, beginning with her early adolescence in the home of ...Read Review