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The Girl from Venice

By Martin Cruz Smith - Published 2016

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Smith sets his latest novel in 1945, when the last European battles of WWII are being fought on Italian soil. While the Allies are ...Read Review

Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner, 1779-1851

By Franny Moyle - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

Moyle’s latest biography (after Constance: The Tragic and Scandalous Life of Mrs. Oscar Wilde, 2014) brings one of the most important British painters ...Read Review

The Secrets of Nanreath Hall

By Alix Rickloff - Published 2016

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Set in World War II England, Rickoff’s historical novel sends a grieving young woman to her mother’s childhood home—and into ...Read Review

Autumn in Oxford

By Alex Rosenberg - Published 2016

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Mystery/CrimeThriller

Rosenberg’s second novel, (after The Girl from Krakow, 2015), is both a poignant love story and a suspenseful thriller, which guides a man ...Read Review

1666: Plague, War and Hellfire

By Rebecca Rideal - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

Rideal, editor of “The History Vault,” calls 1666 the most devastating year in English history. The restored monarchy was at war with the Dutch ...Read Review

That Bright Land

By Terry Roberts - Published 2016

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Mystery/Crime

In the mountains and small towns of western North Carolina in 1866, returning soldiers from both sides have settled into uneasy peace—but, for ...Read Review

The Versions of Us

By Laura Barnett - Published 2016

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In 1958 England, Eva, a talented writer, and Jim, a gifted painter, are strangers. When a nail (or a rock or a dog) stops ...Read Review

The Last Royal Rebel: The Life and Death of James, Duke of Monmouth

By Anna Keay - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

This biography of a troubled young man illuminates a troubled period in English history. Born in 1649, the year his grandfather Charles I was ...Read Review

Diana’s Altar: A Joe Sandilands Investigation

By Barbara Cleverly - Published 2016

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Mystery/Crime

If you haven’t encountered Joe Sandilands before (Enter Pale Death, 2015), he is a smart and experienced investigator who came up through the ...Read Review

The Muse

By Jessie Burton - Published 2016

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In her second novel (after The Miniaturist, 2014), Burton links two talented young women of different generations with the fate of a magnificent lost ...Read Review