Elicia Parkinson


By Arlene I. Shapiro - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

Elizabeth Cary (née Tanfield) was a 16th-century English writer, known for having an unusual aptitude for learning languages. While her own parents ...Read Review

Wolf on a String

By Benjamin Black - Published 2017



This historical novel takes place at the end of 1599, during the reign of Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II. Christian Stern comes to Prague ...Read Review

The Latin Orgy

By Brian Stableford (trans.) - By Félicien Champsaur - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

L’Orgie Latine was originally published in 1904. In this new edition, translated for the first time into English by Brian Stableford, readers are ...Read Review

The Widow Nash

By Jamie Harrison - Published 2017


Dulcy Remfrey’s father, Walton, has started to lose his mind and, in addition, a large fortune he should have brought home from ...Read Review

The Sworn Virgin

By Kristopher Dukes - Published 2017


Eleanora is a precocious 18-year-old woman who lives with her father and stepmother in Albania in 1910. Her dream, to study art in Italy, ...Read Review

Concentration Camps of Canada

By Baron Alexander Deschauer - By Lucky Deschauer - Published 2017


Children/Young Adult

In late 19th-century Canada, residential schools were created for the sole purpose of removing indigenous children from their homes in order to teach ...Read Review

Murder in a Cornish Alehouse

By Kathy Lynn Emerson - Published 2017



In June of 1584, Mistress Rosamond Jaffrey learns of the death of her stepfather, Sir Walter Pendennis, and returns to Cornwall to see to ...Read Review

A Single Spy

By William Christie - Published 2017



It is 1936 in Soviet Azerbaijan when we meet Alexsi, a 16-year-old orphan who has managed to survive on his own because he can ...Read Review

Hadriana in All My Dreams

By Kaiama L. Glover (trans.) - By René Depestre - Published 2017



The Haitian Carnival takes place over the weeks leading up to Mardi Gras. René Depestre’s novel, originally published in 1988 and translated into ...Read Review

The Midnight Cool

By Lydia Peelle - Published 2017


In the summer of 1916, Irish immigrant, Billy, and young Charles, the son of a prostitute, are grifters who have made their way into ...Read Review