Gail M. Murray

The Last Dance of the Debutante

By Julia Kelly - Published 2022


Kelly immerses the reader in the rarefied mid-20th-century world of British debutantes, where we experience the Season along with shy, studious 18-year-old ...Read Review

Song of Salzburg: Romance on the Orient Express #4

By Jen Geigle Johnson - Published 2021


Inspirational Romance

Young violinist, Freya Winter, has been accepted to study in the Salzburg Youth Orchestra under the renowned Maestro, a master musician shrouded in ...Read Review

The Play’s the Thing

By Jesscia Barksdale Inclán - Published 2021


Historical Fantasy

In this historical fantasy, suspend disbelief and take a comedic romp through Elizabethan England, circa 1598. Travel to Will Shakespeare’s time with the ...Read Review


By Manuela Santoni - By Matteo Benassi (trans.) - Published 2021


Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

In this graphic novel, Santoni, an illustrator and comic artist, brings the lives and achievements of the 19th-century Brontë sisters to adolescents ages 13 ...Read Review

Until Vienna (Romance on the Orient Express)

By Heather B. Moore - Published 2021


Inspirational Romance

In 1900, seamstress/designer Georgina Ballard accompanies her elderly aunt on a private ‘twilight art tour’ aboard the Orient Express, organized by Professor Clyde ...Read Review

Beautiful Wild

By Anna Godbersen - Published 2020


Children/Young AdultRomance

The diaphanous cover undermines the depth and complexity of this Gilded Age Romance. The title refers not only to our heroine, but also ...Read Review

The Venice Sketchbook

By Rhys Bowen - Published 2021


Bowen’s vivid storytelling style holds readers enrapt. Caroline inherits her beloved great-aunt Juliet’s sketchbook, three keys, and hears her final whisper, “...Read Review

A Dance in Donegal

By Jennifer Deibel - Published 2021


Immersed in Irish culture after six years of living in Ireland (Donegal and Galway), Deibel’s passion for the country and people shine ...Read Review


By Drema Drudge - Published 2020


Biographical FictionLiterary

This compelling literary novel brings Edouard Manet’s favorite model to life. Through first-person narration by petite, auburn-haired Victorine, we witness the relationship ...Read Review

The Education of Delhomme: Chopin, Sand, and La France

By Nancy Burkhalter - Published 2020


This novel’s narrator, Beaulieu Delhomme, connects readers to the many famous historical characters that populate it, such as Berlioz, Liszt, and Delacroix. ...Read Review