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By Claire McMillan -
The Necklace, the second outing for author Claire McMillan, is a dual-period novel focusing on the wealthy and eccentric Quincy family. The story ...Read Review
By Eve Chase -
The Wilding Sisters is an artful, dual-period mystery set in 1959 and 2009. It takes place both in London and in the gorgeous English countryside. ...Read Review
By Jennifer Robson -
Goodnight from London is the latest from Jennifer Robson, author of Moonlight Over Paris, Somewhere in France, and After the War Is Over. ...Read Review
By Susan Rivers -
The Second Mrs. Hockaday is Susan Rivers’ debut novel, but she is no stranger to writing, as she was once a playwright and ...Read Review
By Mary Daheim -
Set in the late 17th century in the court of William III of England, Improbable Eden is the story of Eden Berenger and ...Read Review
By Karin Tanabe -
Karin Tanabe’s The Gilded Years focuses on the true story of Anita Hemmings. In 19th-century New England, Hemmings is a brilliant student, ...Read Review
By Simone St. James -
Simone St. James’s latest novel is by turns both moving and chilling. Set in post-World War I England, it focuses on Jo ...Read Review
By Alison Love -
Published 2014Published 2016
The Girl from the Paradise Ballroom is a sweeping novel that explores humanity, family loyalty, and national prejudice in the face of war. ...Read Review
By Jennifer Donnelly -
Set in Victorian New York, this story follows Jo Montfort as she longs to test the glittering restrictive world of her birth. As ...Read Review
By Michelle Gable -
Gable’s new novel is the follow-up to her bestselling A Paris Apartment and is written in much the same style. The novel ...Read Review
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