Gail M. Murray

The Last Dress from Paris

By Jade Beer - Published 2022


Inspired by the Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams exhibition (2019), Beer has crafted an engrossing and heartfelt historical mystery-romance. The dual timeline alternates between ...Read Review


By Claire North - Published 2022



Wily Odysseus, King of Ithaca, wed Penelope, then a few years later sailed off to the Trojan War with every man of fighting ...Read Review

Where the Wandering Ends: A Novel of Corfu

By Yvette Manessis Corporon - Published 2022


Corporon, the daughter of Greek immigrants, tells a compelling story spanning six decades in the lives of Greeks living on the island of ...Read Review

The Sheep, the Rooster, and the Duck

By Matt Phelan - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

Writer and illustrator Phelan has taken a true event—the Montgolfier brothers’ first hot air balloon flight in 1783 at Versailles in which three ...Read Review

Don’t Go to Sleep

By Bryce Moore - Published 2022


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Moore has written a chilling true-crime novel based on a series of actual murders that took place in 1918 New Orleans—gruesome attacks by ...Read Review

Hemingway’s Widow: The Life and Legacy of Mary Welsh Hemingway

By Timothy Christian - Published 2022



Canadian biographer and former law professor Christian’s meticulous archival research, interviews with people who knew Mary Hemingway, and quotes from her memoir, ...Read Review

For Those Who Are Lost

By Julia Bryan Thomas - Published 2022


Imagine being given 24 hours’ notice to evacuate your children or let them face the wrath of Nazi occupation. In June 1940, over 5,000 children were ...Read Review

The Surgeon’s Daughter

By Audrey Blake - Published 2022


Set in the 1840s, when women were denied entry to British and American medical schools and doctors routinely succumbed to contagious diseases suffered ...Read Review

Beneath a Starless Sky

By Tessa Harris - Published 2021


What begins as a sweeping romance between a Jewish ballerina and a dashing German-Italian officer soon develops into a political thriller. In 1930 Munich, 18...Read Review

Until Leaves Fall in Paris

By Sarah Sundin - Published 2022



Unbeknownst to each other, two Americans in Paris become resistance workers. He is Paul Aubrey, an industrialist, engineer, owner of Aubrey Automobile, and ...Read Review