Ilysa Magnus

Death of a Novice

By Cora Harrison - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Young Sister Gertrude is a welcome addition to the convent; she’s quick with numbers and funny. But when she is found dead ...Read Review

A Gruesome Discovery

By Cora Harrison - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Cork, Ireland, in 1925, Reverend Mother Aquinas receives a charitable donation of a trunk filled with old books for the children at the ...Read Review

The Fire Court

By Andrew Taylor - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this sequel to The Ashes of London, Taylor returns to London, rebuilding after the 1666 fire that destroyed much of the city. James ...Read Review

Joanna Crusader

By Hilary Benford - Published 2017

Genres:

In this second in the series after Sister of the Lionheart, Joanna is now a widow, journeying with her brother on the Third ...Read Review

On the Shore

By Ann Epstein - Published 2017

Genres:

LiterarySaga

It is 1917, and Shmuel Levinson, the son of Jewish immigrants living on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, does not want to become ...Read Review

A Lady in Shadows

By Elisabeth Dyssegaard (trans.) - By Lene Kaaberbøl - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

On June 2, 1894, French president Marie François Sadi Carnot is assassinated by an Italian. In the streets of Varbourg, where Madeleine Karno resides, ...Read Review

A Treacherous Curse

By Deanna Raybourn - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Honestly, if Raybourn published a new Speedwell book every week, I would find time in my crazy schedule to read it! This series ...Read Review

The Raven’s Widow

By Adrienne Dillard - Published 2017

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Jane Parker Boleyn has had a mixed reception throughout history; she is thought to have been a scheming, wily woman. Dillard has painted ...Read Review

The Enchantress of Numbers

By Jennifer Chiaverini - Published 2017

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The only legitimate daughter of George Gordon, Lord Byron, is the focus of Chiaverini’s newest novel. Born in 1815 of a disastrous marriage ...Read Review

Sister of the Lionheart

By Hilary Benford - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Joanna is the youngest child of King Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine. We meet her at a young age in this first ...Read Review

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