Ellen Jaquette

In the Shadow of the Fire

By Hervé Le Corre - Published 2021



This elegant novel details both the mundane and horrific details of revolution and war. Nicolas, Red, and Adrian are three soldiers in the ...Read Review

Shanghai Secrets (Rowland Sinclair WWII Mysteries 9)

By Sulari Gentill - Published 2021



It’s 1935, and Rowland Sinclair is off to Shanghai to represent his family wool business in trade negotiations. What started as an international ...Read Review

The Dark Heart of Florence (Lady Emily Mysteries, 15)

By Tasha Alexander - Published 2021



The latest installment in the Lady Emily series finds the clever and curious titular character in Florence, investigating a string of burglaries and ...Read Review

Revenge in Rubies (A Harriet Gordon Mystery)

By A. M. Stuart - Published 2020



The second installment in the Harriet Gordon series follows the aforementioned intelligent and energetic police transcriptionist all over Singapore in her efforts to ...Read Review

Stories from Suffragette City

By Fiona Davis - Published 2020


Short Stories

This collection of short stories, written by an array of accomplished historical fiction writers, centers around the famous Women’s March for Suffrage ...Read Review

The Brideship Wife

By Leslie Howard - Published 2020


Charlotte is an unmarried woman with few options in 1862 England. Her brother-in-law supports her financially but wishes her to marry; her indifferent cousin ...Read Review

The Color of Air: A Novel

By Gail Tsukiyama - Published 2020


On November 21, 1935, Mauna Loa in Hawaii erupted. Smoked filled the sky, and lava flowed from the volcano towards the town of Hilo at ...Read Review

The Paris Hours

By Alex George - Published 2020


On a hot summer day in 1927, four unconnected Parisians live their lives. By the end of this day, their stories will have altered, ...Read Review


By Imogen Robertson - Published 2020



Nancy Wake is a larger-than-life character: a journalist, secret agent, and military leader fighting Nazi forces during World War II. Her outlandish behavior ...Read Review

The Operator: A Novel

By Gretchen Berg - Published 2020


Life in Wooster, Ohio, is fascinating for local telephone operator Vivian Dalton. A sharp observer (and eavesdropper) of small-town life, Vivian is shocked ...Read Review