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The Rose Garden

By Susanna Kearsley - Published 2011

Genres:

AdventureTime-slip

Canadian author Susanna Kearsley’s time-travel books have always enthralled me, and The Rose Garden is no exception. Its heroine, Eva Ward, has ...Read Review

A Bitter Truth

By Charles Todd - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

World War I nurse Bess Crawford returns in her third mystery. As in previous outings, Bess’s kind nature and sense of duty ...Read Review

Norah: The Making of an Irish-American Woman in 19th-Century New York

By Cynthia G. Neale - Published 2011

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Norah tells the story of Norah McCabe, an Irish immigrant living in Five Points, a notorious Manhattan slum in the mid-19th century. ...Read Review

Beyond the Bougainvillea

By Dolores Durando - Published 2011

Genres:

Adventure

Beyond the Bougainvillea is the first novel from ninety-year-old Durando. Basing it in part on her childhood in North Dakota in the 1920s, ...Read Review

Heir to the Everlasting

By Janice Daugharty - Published 2011

Genres:

Saga

Daugharty’s Heir to the Everlasting celebrates strong Southern women and their bonds. A multigenerational tale, it begins at the start of the 20...Read Review

The Things We Cherished

By Pam Jenoff - Published 2011

Genres:

Saga

The Things We Cherished is a mesmerizing read in the vein of Geraldine Brooks’ People of the Book. Instead of an iconic haggadah, ...Read Review

All Different Kinds of Free

By Jessica McCann - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

“Bad things happen on Wednesdays” is what Margaret Morgan’s mother always said. Margaret, a free woman of color living in York, Pennsylvania, ...Read Review

Baker Street Irregular

By Jon Lellenberg - Published Arkham House

Genres:

Thriller

Woody Hazelbaker, a transplanted Kansan, is a lawyer in Depression-era New York City. He combines a love of the works of Arthur Conan ...Read Review

Being Polite to Hitler

By Robb Forman Dew - Published 2010

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Agnes Scofield, a widowed teacher, lives a comfortable, albeit frugal life in Washburn, Ohio in 1953. She reevaluates her life after a health scare ...Read Review

The Vaults

By Toby Ball - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

If The Vaults were a movie, it would be a film noir in black-and-white, with all the men wearing fedoras and the women ...Read Review