Cindy Vallar

Selkirk’s Island: The True and Strange Adventures of the Real Robinson Crusoe

By Diana Souhami - Published 2001

Genres:

Nonfiction

While Defoe’s Crusoe was fictional, Alexander Selkirk inspired the tale. In 1703 this Scotsman signed aboard William Dampier’s expedition to capture the ...Read Review

The Stone Garden: The Epic Life of Billy the Kid

By Bill Brooks - Published 2001

Genres:

Biographical FictionWestern

Whether psychopathic killer, misunderstood outlaw, or product of the Lincoln County, Nebraska range war (which pitted honest ranchers against corrupt ones), Henry McCarty ...Read Review

Moon Medicine

By Mike Blakely - Published 2001

Genres:

AdventureRomanceWestern

Honore Greenwood, by his own admission a genius, fled France for America after slaying a man who raped the woman he loved. At ...Read Review

The Buccaneers

By Iain Lawrence - Published 2001

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultNautical

Bound for the West Indies, John Spencer sets sail aboard the Dragon in 1803. The day he sights a lifeboat with one passenger in ...Read Review

The Edge Of Town

By Dorothy Garlock - Published 2001

Genres:

Romance

Raising her brothers and sisters and doing daily farm chores doesn’t leave Julie Jones much time for a social life. She yearns ...Read Review

Gabriel’s Story

By David Anthony Durham - Published 2001

Genres:

AdventureWestern

“I reckon we’re nowhere.” This declaration comes from Gabriel Lynch at his first sight of 1870’s Kansas, a flat prairie with few ...Read Review

A Memory Of Love

By Bertrice Small - Published 2000

Genres:

Romance

Born out of wedlock, Rhonwyn is raised as a boy by her Welsh father’s warriors. Not until her impending marriage to an ...Read Review

A Gathering Of Spies

By John Altman - Published 2000

Genres:

Thriller

In 1933, Katarina Heinrich murders a co-worker and assumes her identity and her job as a professor’s housekeeper. By the time her employer ...Read Review

Allie’s Moon

By Alexis Harrington - Published 2000

Genres:

Romance

From age eight, Allie Ford has borne the guilt of causing her mother’s suicide and depriving her younger sister of a mother’...Read Review

Must the Maiden Die

By Miriam Grace Monfredo - Published 1999

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Glynis Tryon, the librarian of Seneca Falls, New York, participates in the festivities of her niece’s wedding while solving a prominent businessman’...Read Review