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Fire Angels

By Elizabeth Kern - Published 2016

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On December 1, 1958, a fire devastated Our Lady of Angels elementary school on Chicago’s northwest side. Kern’s novel covers the event from ...Read Review

A Place for Mei Lin

By Harlan Hague - Published 2016

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Western

Caleb Willis is a loner. A Virginian, he moved to Idaho after losing his family to illness. He takes up gold dredging in ...Read Review

A Quiet Life in the Country

By T. E. Kinsey - Published 2016

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Mystery/Crime

“Tiny servant” and “ageing employer” are how Lady Emily Hardcastle and her maid Florence Armstrong address each other in the first few pages ...Read Review

Basque Moon

By Julie Weston - Published 2016

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Mystery/CrimeWestern

Nellie Burns has relocated from Chicago to Idaho in the 1920s, trading a staid life as an old maid (at 26) portrait photographer for ...Read Review

From Across the Room

By Gina L. Mulligan - Published 2016

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I love the epistolary novel. It may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but it’s mine. Mulligan has does the form ...Read Review

Death at the Paris Exposition

By Frances McNamara - Published 2016

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Mystery/Crime

In McNamara’s first mystery featuring Emily Cabot, Emily investigated a death at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893. In Emily’...Read Review

Teetotaled

By Maia Chance - Published 2016

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Mystery/Crime

Lola Woodby would be a merry widow if her cheating husband had left her any money. Instead, he left her broke and forced ...Read Review

My Own Dear Brother

By Holly Müller - Published 2016

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If you have a personal security blanket, I recommend you have it close by when reading this book. Any book about World War ...Read Review

The German Girl

By Armando Lucas Correa - By Nick Caistor (trans.) - Published 2016Published 2017

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Berlin in 1939 is seen through the eyes of Hannah Rosenthal, who starts her tale with “I was almost twelve years old when I ...Read Review

What Gold Buys: A Silver Rush Mystery

By Ann Parker - Published 2016

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Mystery/CrimeWestern

This is the fifth in Parker’s Silver Rush mystery series, set in Leadville, Colorado in the 1880s. I haven’t read the ...Read Review