Ilysa Magnus

Acts of Hope: Part 2 of The Inquisition Trilogy

By Martin Elsant - Published 2020

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In this sequel to Acts of Faith, author and Israeli radiologist Elsant creates a learned, stirring stand-alone novel about the Portuguese Inquisition and ...Read Review

The Fabergé Secret

By Charles Belfoure - Published 2021

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Mystery/Crime

In St. Petersburg in 1903, Prince Dimitri Markov is a close ally and friend to the Romanov royal family. Tsar Nicholas and his wife ...Read Review

The Steel Beneath the Silk (Emma of Normandy Trilogy)

By Patricia Bracewell - Published 2021

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Biographical Fiction

In this glorious conclusion to Bracewell’s Emma of Normandy trilogy, Emma becomes an even greater, wiser, savvier queen than ever she was ...Read Review

Son of Nothingness, A Novel of Appearances

By Ona Russell - Published 2020

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In 1949 in Los Angeles, Andrew Martin—born Andrés Martinez—is a successful attorney representing management against workers. He has turned his back ...Read Review

The Eyes of the Queen (An Agents of the Crown Novel)

By Oliver Clements - Published 2020

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Thriller

This is the first in a new series in which Dr. John Dee from the 16th century becomes the first 007, head of the ...Read Review

A Choir of Crows (An Owen Archer Mystery 12)

By Candace Robb - Published 2020

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Mystery/Crime

Set in York in December, 1374, this is Robb’s twelfth Owen Archer mystery. On a snowy evening, three men are murdered, one of ...Read Review

Breach of Faith (Ela of Salisbury Medieval Mysteries)

By J. G. Lewis - Published 2019

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Mystery/Crime

In this, the second in the Ela of Salisbury Medieval Mystery series, it is 1226 and Countess Ela Longespee of Salisbury has recently lost ...Read Review

Death of a Prominent Citizen (A Reverend Mother Mystery)

By Cora Harrison - Published 2020

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Mystery/Crime

I have read the six previous installments in this series and, from the outset, I must say that this is my favorite yet—...Read Review

Molten City (A Tom Harper Mystery)

By Chris Nickson - Published 2020

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Mystery/Crime

In this police procedural, the eighth in the series, set in 1908 Leeds, Superintendent Tom Harper is confronted by two almost insoluble problems:  How ...Read Review

In the Company of Fools (A Christine de Pizan Mystery)

By Tania Bayard - Published 2020

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Mystery/Crime

Set in Paris in 1396, this entry in Bayard’s Christine de Pizan series centers around the scribe’s investigations into seemingly unrelated murders, ...Read Review