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Gold Digger: The Remarkable Baby Doe Tabor

By Rebecca Rosenberg - Published 2019


Biographical FictionWestern

Rebecca Rosenberg, author of The Secret Life of Mrs. London, offers up a fascinating insight into another American woman of substance with Gold ...Read Review

Mistress of the Ritz: A Novel

By Melanie Benjamin - Published 2019


Melanie Benjamin has a wonderful track record of finding lesser known characters and stories from history and bringing them to life in fiction. ...Read Review

Love Is Blind

By William Boyd - Published 2018



Love is Blind is a love story that criss-crosses the globe in the last years of the 19th century and the early years ...Read Review

Catching a Witch

By Heidi Eljarbo - Published 2017


When Clara Dahl returns to the small Norwegian coastal town she grew up in, she takes great pleasure in being reunited with old ...Read Review

Love and Ruin

By Paula McLain - Published 2018


Biographical Fiction

In Love and Ruin, Paula McLain returns to ground she has already covered very successfully in The Paris Wife: the life and loves ...Read Review

All the Beautiful Girls

By Elizabeth J. Church - Published 2018


All the Beautiful Girls tells the story of Lily Decker, a young Kansas girl who is the only member of her family to ...Read Review

Mustard Seed

By Laila Ibrahim - Published 2017



The US Civil War is over, but in 1868 its aftereffects are still keenly felt. When Lisbeth Johnson is called back from Ohio to ...Read Review

The Walworth Beauty

By Michèle Roberts - Published 2017


This is a beautifully written dual-timeline novel with ghostly overtones. The two stories are linked primarily by location. In 2011 London, Madeleine, a retired ...Read Review

The Diplomat’s Daughter

By Karin Tanabe - Published 2017


Japanese internment camps set up inside the United States during WWII have been tackled in historical fiction a number of times in recent ...Read Review

City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris

By Holly Tucker - Published 2017



The Affair of the Poisons rocked the glamorous world of Louis XIV in the 17th century. A series of arrests led to the ...Read Review

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