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A Slender Tether

By Jess Wells - Published 2013


Three novellas combine to create a greater whole in Jess Wells’ A Slender Tether. Fourteenth-century France was submerging into a period eventually known ...Read Review

The Altarpiece

By Sarah Kennedy - Published 2013


The Altarpiece inaugurates a series by first-time novelist Sarah Kennedy. Set in Tudor England, this story essentially lifts up the layers of English ...Read Review

Confessions of Marie Antoinette

By Juliet Grey - Published 2013


Biographical Fiction

Confessions of Marie Antoinette is the third and final installment in Juliet Grey’s detailed account of Marie Antoinette’s life. The novel ...Read Review

The Enchanted Life of Adam Hope

By Rhonda Riley - Published 2013


Historical FantasySaga

Evelyn Roe is a teenage girl working on her family farm in North Carolina towards the end of the Second World War. She ...Read Review

The Golovlyov Family

By M.E. Saltykov - By S. D. Cioran (trans.) - Published 2013



Carl Proffer’s introduction begins with the sobering words, “The Golovlyov Family is one of World Literature’s most depressing books.” Indeed it ...Read Review

Burning Sky

By Lori Benton - Published 2013



Willa Obenchain was born on the New York frontier to German homesteaders. At fourteen she was kidnapped by Mohawks and grew to maturity ...Read Review

Forsaken Dreams

By MaryLu Tyndall - Published 2013



Colonel Blake Wallace is fleeing from the horrors he has experienced in the American Civil War. His family murdered and the cause he ...Read Review

The Glass Ocean

By Lori Baker - Published 2013



The Glass Ocean is a story told in hindsight by orphaned Carlotta Dell’orro, who tells of her birth through her parents’ story. ...Read Review

The Great Deception

By Joy Chambers - Published 2013



A few years after WWII, Shelly and her husband Cole have settled on a farm southwest of Sydney. Knowing little about what her ...Read Review

The Perfume Collector

By Kathleen Tessaro - Published 2013


It is a decade after the end of the Second World War, and Grace Munroe is trying to fit in to the role ...Read Review