Jessica Brockmole

The Girl in His Shadow

By Amelia Blake - Published 2021


Orphaned Nora Beady grew up in the cluttered, unconventional home of London surgeon Dr. Horace Croft. Dr. Croft believes in science, not rules, ...Read Review

Truths I Never Told You

By Kelly Rimmer - Published 2020


Beth Walsh never expected to feel so overwhelmed after the birth of her long-awaited son. With her beloved father’s health in rapid ...Read Review

Yours, Jean

By Lee Martin - Published 2020



The first day of school in 1952 seems full of promise for new school librarian Jean De Belle. Not only does the day mark ...Read Review

Universe of Two

By Stephen P. Kiernan - Published 2020


When the U.S. enters WWII, nineteen-year-old Brenda Dubie puts her dreams of studying the organ at a conservatory on hold. She spends ...Read Review


By Edward A. Farmer - Published 2020



It’s 1966 and Bernice, adrift since her husband disappeared six months ago, joins her brother Floyd in Mississippi to work on a cotton ...Read Review

Time After Time

By Lisa Grunwald - Published 2019



Every year on December fifth, the sun aligns with Manhattan’s street grid and the light of the rising and setting sun is ...Read Review

Stars in His Eyes

By Adrian Nathan West (trans.) - By Marti Gironell - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

In 1949, twenty-one-year-old Ceferino Carrión flees Barcelona to escape Franco’s violent regime and evade mandatory military service. He stows away on a ...Read Review

The Tubman Command

By Elizabeth Cobbs - Published 2019


In the spring of 1863, the Union army is reeling from defeats. One of their spies, working along South Carolina’s Combahee River under ...Read Review

Haunting Paris

By Mamta Chaudhry - Published 2019


In the summer of 1989, all of Paris is celebrating the bicentennial. Sylvie, still mourning the recent death of her partner, Julian, feels set ...Read Review

In the Midnight Room

By Laura McBride - Published 2018


In the Midnight Room is a complex and layered story about four women’s lives—sometimes passing, sometimes intersecting—throughout the second half ...Read Review

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