Jeanne Greene

The Mitford Murders

By Jessica Fellowes - Published 2018



England, 1920. Louisa Cannon, 19, must leave London to escape her abusive uncle. When the Mitfords, a wealthy Oxfordshire family, hire Louisa as nursemaid, it ...Read Review

A Reckoning

By Linda Spalding - Published 2018



In Spalding’s excellent fifth novel (after The Purchase, 2013), John, a white man, and Bry, a black man, struggle with the onus of ...Read Review

The Night Language

By David Rocklin - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

The British expedition to Abyssinia in 1868 is swift, bloody, and expensive. After the death of the Abyssinian king, the Army takes his young ...Read Review

The Empire Must Die: Russia’s Revolutionary Collapse, 1900-1917

By Mikhail Zygar - By Thomas Hudson (trans.) - Published 2017



This is not a traditional history that attempts to explain why the 300-year-old Russia Empire was overthrown by Communism in 1917. Acknowledging that the ...Read Review

The English Wife

By Lauren Willig - Published 2018



Willig’s clever romantic mystery opens with the death of Bayard Van Duyvil, a handsome American aristocrat, and the disappearance of his lovely ...Read Review

Impossible Saints

By Clarissa Harwood - Published 2018


England, 1907. As the women’s suffrage movement grows more militant, public opinion on women’s rights becomes sharply divided. Wherever the issues are ...Read Review

High as the Heavens

By Kate Breslin - Published 2017



England, 1914. A short marriage and a long separation can ruin a relationship, even in peacetime. But it’s wartime when Eve and Paul ...Read Review

Judgment at Appomattox

By Ralph Peters - Published 2017


The fifth installment of Peters’ Battle Hymn Cycle series focuses on the last combat between regular forces of the United States and the ...Read Review

Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies

By Ross King - Published 2017



When war broke out in Europe in 1914, artist Claude Monet, 74, had apparently retired to his home in Giverny, just north of Paris. Monet ...Read Review

Devastation Road

By Jason Hewitt - Published 2016Published 2017



As the title suggests, Devastation Road is an intense, often surreal account of a man’s wartime journey and its aftereffects. Owen is ...Read Review