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The Light Over Lake Como

By Roland Merullo - Published 2024

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This suspenseful tale set in Italy in the final days of World War II is told in four alternating voices. Two years before ...Read Review

Under the Paper Moon

By Shaina Steinberg - Published 2024

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Mystery/Crime

Opening in Los Angeles in 1948, this novel introduces characters out of film noir: beautiful, tough protagonist Evelyn Bishop and her handsome boyfriend James; ...Read Review

Fire Music

By Connie Hampton Connally - Published 2024

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American Lisa comes to Hungary with a sheet of music that belonged to her grandfather Sándor. Kristóf, grandson of Lisa’s ...Read Review

The Red-Hot Blues Chanteuse: A Viola Vermillion Vaudeville Mystery

By Ana Brazil - Published 2023

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Mystery/Crime

In 1919, vaudeville singer Viola Vermillion arrives in San Francisco with her lover/pianist/songwriter Stu Wiley. Vaudeville has brought joy and frivolity to ...Read Review

Bonfire Night

By Anna Bliss - Published 2023

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Saga

“Ambition” is the first word of Anna Bliss’s tightly structured and beautifully written novel opening in London in October 1936. Oswald Mosley’s ...Read Review

The Redemption of Mattie Silks

By Burns Kimberly - Published 2023

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Western

A tale of rowdy Denver in the 1890s, this novel is rooted in historical figures and events. The notorious madam Mattie Silks runs ...Read Review

The Lost Dresses of Italy

By M. A. Mclaughlin - Published 2024

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Dresses worn by the English poet Christina Rossetti in Verona, where she traveled in 1865, are discovered there in a hidden chest in 1947. The ...Read Review

Mrs. Lowe-Porter

By Jo Salas - Published 2024

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Biographical FictionLiterary

Knowing Helen Lowe-Porter translated Thomas Mann’s extensive output piques our interest from the moment young Helen Porter arrives in Germany to further ...Read Review

The Courtesan’s Secret: A Venice Beauties Mystery

By Nina Wachsman - Published 2023

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Mystery/Crime

Set in 17th-century Venice, this novel focuses on the beautiful courtesan Belladonna, born a converso named Raquel Mendoza. Although her wealth and status ...Read Review

Embroidery

By Lytton Smith (trans.) - By Sigrun Palsdottir - Published 2023

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Saga

Something of a Nordic saga itself, Embroidery follows the adventures of Sigurlína Brandsdóttir, motherless daughter of Brandur Jónsson who works ...Read Review