Ellen Keith

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

The Orchid Affair

By Lauren Willig - Published 2011

Genres:

RomanceThriller

I am a huge fan of Willig’s Pink Carnation series. Alternating between the past and present, the series’ conceit is present-day academic ...Read Review

A Lonely Death

By Charles Todd - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Todd’s first Inspector Ian Rutledge book was published in 1996 and set in 1919, following the Great War. The latest, A Lonely Death, is ...Read Review

Settlement

By Ann Birch - Published 2010

Genres:

Saga

Settlement tells the story of Anne Jameson, an English writer who comes to Toronto in 1836 to reunite with her estranged husband, the Attorney ...Read Review

Wishing for Tomorrow

By Hilary McKay - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This sequel to Frances Hodgson Burnett’s A Little Princess tells readers what happened to Sara Crewe’s friends at Miss Minchin’s ...Read Review

Nashville Chrome

By Rick Bass - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Author Rick Bass has told the remarkable story of the Browns, a country music trio with a brother and two sisters. Bass takes ...Read Review

The Mischief of the Mistletoe: A Pink Carnation Christmas

By Lauren Willig - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

The Mischief of the Mistletoe is Willig’s seventh in the Pink Carnation series featuring turn-of-the-19th-century spies, whose tales are framed by ...Read Review

An Impartial Witness

By Charles Todd - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

World War I nurse Bess Crawford returns in her second outing in this new series by Charles Todd, pseudonym for a mother-son writing ...Read Review