Juliet Waldron

Secrecy

By Rupert Thomson - Published 2014

Genres:

LiteraryThriller

Set in late 17th-century Florence at the Medici court of the Grand Duke Cosimo III, Secrecy tells the story of Zummo, a talented ...Read Review

Ice Cold: Tales of Intrigue from the Cold War

By Jeffery Deaver - By Raymond Benson - Published 2014

Genres:

Short StoriesThriller

The events of the Cold War colored my childhood, and when my mother wasn’t reading historical novels, she was reading mysteries. She ...Read Review

Milk Fever

By Lissa M. Cowan - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

Set in 1780s France, Milk Fever tells two stories. The first is that of Celeste, a servant girl, educated by her employers. The ...Read Review

Nowhere Was There Peace

By David Pilling - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

Nowhere Was There Peace is a fine, bloody, man-made medieval novel, which, as a tale of men at war, rivals anything recent of ...Read Review

The Inventor and the Tycoon

By Edward Ball - Published 2013

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is an oddly organized book containing two parallel, and briefly connected, life stories, set mostly post-Civil War. Eadweard (his spelling!) Muybridge, inventor, ...Read Review

Rough Passage to London

By Robin Lloyd - Published 2013

Genres:

Biographical FictionNautical

On April 7, 1814, two American farm boys go out to see, under cover of darkness, a newly built fighting vessel anchored at Potapoug on ...Read Review

The Great Divide

By Peter Watson - Published 2013

Genres:

Nonfiction

This book’s subtitle is “Nature and Human Nature in the Old World and the New,” which comes close to a summing up, ...Read Review

The Gunners of Shenyang

By Yu Jihui - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

The Gunners of Shenyang is set in the early ´60s in Maoist China. The student narrator might, in this country, be telling us ...Read Review

The Blue Fox

By Sjón - By Victoria Cribb (trans.) - Published 2013Published c2008

Genres:

Literary

In January of 1883 in Iceland, the Reverend Skuggason hunts a rare blue fox. He is as intent upon the task of stalking his ...Read Review

Prisoner B-3087

By Alan Gratz - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The story begins in 1939 in Krakow. The Nazis are rolling over Poland when ten-year-old Yanek and his family hear the first bombs explode. ...Read Review