Cecelia Holland

Mine is the Night

By Liz Curtis Higgs - Published 2011

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

After a failed Jacobite rising, Marjory and Elizabeth Kerr, their husbands dead in battle, are thrown out of their home and sent wandering. ...Read Review

The Oracle of Stamboul

By Michael David Lukas - Published 2010Published 2011

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In the late 19th century, the Ottoman Empire was a husk of the power that had shaken the Mediterranean world. The last autocratic ...Read Review

The Hangman’s Daughter

By Oliver Pötzsch - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Germany in 1659 lay between the terrors of the wars of religion and the relative upswing of the Age of Reason, and this amazing ...Read Review

Off the Record

By Dolores Gordon-Smith - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Recording tape and gramophones probably don’t sound like promising grounds for a novel, but in Off the Record the technology is the ...Read Review

Cold April

By Phyllis A. Humphrey - Published 2010

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There’s enough foreshadowing in chapter one of this romance to sink the Titanic, which is what heroine Beth Smallcross is sailing on. ...Read Review

Some Sing, Some Cry

By Ifa Bayeza - By Ntozake Shange - Published 2010

Genres:

LiterarySaga

This fierce and ambitious novel hits the mark on so many counts you forgive its flaws. Following a single African-American family from the ...Read Review

Mister Darcy’s Secret

By Jane Odiwe - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

Continuing a novel like Pride and Prejudice is a daring enterprise, and Jane Odiwe comes to it steeped in Austen, in all her ...Read Review

Valley of Dry Bones

By Priscilla Royal - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1274, in the aftermath of the Barons’ War, a group of travelers arrives at Tyndal Priory, where the quick-witted Eleanor is prioress over ...Read Review

Monk Eastman: The Gangster Who Became a War Hero

By Neil Hanson - Published 2010

Genres:

Nonfiction

At the turn of the last century, New York City was a seething mix of wealth and power, ambition and corruption. The city’...Read Review

Dakota, Or What’s a Heaven For

By Brenda K. Marshall - Published 2010

Genres:

LiteraryWestern

This dense, splendid novel, set in the Dakota Territory in the 1870s and ’80s, rests on the shoulders of two extraordinary women. Frances, ...Read Review