Ilysa Magnus

Joanna Crusader

By Hilary Benford - Published 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Penance of the Damned

By Peter Tremayne - Published 2017

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Mystery/Crime

In 671 AD Ireland, Fidelma and her brother, King Colgu of Cashel, are shocked to learn of the murder of their esteemed bishop, Segdae, ...Read Review

The Master of Medicine

By Ellin Carsta - Published 2017

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Mystery/Crime

In Cologne in 1395, Madlen Goldmann is living a quiet domestic existence with her husband, Johannes, an attorney who is counsel to the Archbishop, ...Read Review

Where the Dead Lie: A Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery

By C.S. Harris - Published 2017

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Mystery/Crime

Set in London in 1813, this is the latest entry in Harris’s St. Cyr mystery series, and it’s a winner! Sebastian St. ...Read Review