Jane Kessler

After Clare

By Marjorie Eccles - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1922, widowed Lady Emily Fitzallen returns home for the first time since her marriage many years ago. Her sister Clare disappeared from their ...Read Review

The Ruins of Lace

By Iris Anthony - Published 2012

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If you’ve ever admired handmade lace and wondered how it was made, you’ll be intrigued by this book. In 17th-century France, ...Read Review

Jasmine Nights

By Julia Gregson - Published 2012

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AdventureRomance

In 1942, Saba Tarcan, a determined and talented young singer from Cardiff, joins ENSA, the Entertainments National Service Association, much to her Turkish father’...Read Review

A Place of Secrets

By Rachel Hore - Published 2010Published 2012

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Mystery/Crime

This story starts in the present as Jude, a young widow who works at an auction house, is sent to Norfolk to value ...Read Review

Louise’s Gamble

By Sarah Shaber - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the second in a series set in Washington, DC during WWII. Louise Pearlie, a young widow, works as a file clerk ...Read Review

Armistice

By Nick Stafford - Published 2010Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Stafford begins his novel with the line “Some men had started a war, other men went off to fight it; the living were ...Read Review

The Schoolmaster’s Daughter

By John Smolens - Published 2011

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Adventure

This story, an action-packed, superbly written piece of historical fiction, takes place in Boston and covers the two months from Paul Revere’s ...Read Review

Louise’s War

By Sarah Shaber - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the first book in a new series set in 1942 in Washington, D.C. Louise Pearlie is a young widow who works ...Read Review

Rose Cottage

By Mary Stewart - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

A couple of years after World War II has ended, Kate Herrick is living in London, alone, her husband having been killed in ...Read Review

Death at Pullman

By Frances McNamara - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this third mystery in the series, set in Chicago in 1894, we find Emily Cabot working at Hull House for Jane Addams and ...Read Review