Gini Grossenbacher

The Room on Rue Amelie

By Kristin Harmel - Published 2018


After American Ruby Henderson marries Frenchman Marcel Benoit, they settle in Paris in 1939. Instead of newlywed bliss, they face Nazi invasion and occupation. ...Read Review

On the Homefront

By Barb Warner Deane - Published 2017


Though many novels have been written about the exploits of the American military in World War II, few provide an intimate picture of ...Read Review

The Artist’s Muse

By Kerry Postle - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

Vienna, 1907. At age twelve, the fatherless Wally Neuzil finds herself in Vienna with her frail mother and two sisters. She is led to ...Read Review

On Starlit Seas

By Sara Sheridan - Published 2017



1823, Valparaiso, Chile. The novel’s opening highlights the journey of widowed author, Maria Graham, and follows her to Brazil, where she encounters Captain ...Read Review

Last Christmas in Paris

By Hazel Gaynor - By Heather Webb - Published 2017


Few challenges are more daunting for two writers than attempting to take on a narrative told almost exclusively through an exchange of letters. ...Read Review

A Stranger at Fellsworth: A Treasures of Surrey Novel, Book 3

By Sarah E. Ladd - Published 2017



A Stranger at Fellsworth opens in 1807 as the young Annabelle Thorley discovers she is in a state of financial ruin with no prospects ...Read Review

The Endicott Evil: A Colin Pendragon Mystery

By Gregory Harris - Published 2017



Fifth in Gregory Harris’s Victorian-era series featuring detective Colin Pendragon and Ethan Pruitt, this novel opens with an investigation into murder. Adelaide ...Read Review

The Kaiser’s Last Kiss

By Alan Judd - Published 2003Published 2016


“The Kaiser was chopping logs.” So begins and ends the arc of this fast-paced narrative which takes place in 1940 at Huis Doorn, the ...Read Review

Duty to the Crown

By Aimie K. Runyan - Published 2016


It’s May 1677 outside the Quebec Settlement, New France, in the Canadian colonies. Told through three alternating characters, the story begins with Manon, ...Read Review

A Hero of France

By Alan Furst - Published 2016



German-occupied Paris, March 10th, 1941. The novel opens with Mathieu, head of a Resistance cell, and through his eyes we see the silent streets ...Read Review