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My Name Is Ona Judge

By Suzette D. Harrison - Published 2022


In this dual-timeline novel, Suzette D. Harrison interweaves the story of Ona Judge, a favored slave of Martha Washington, with the modern-day story ...Read Review

The Invincible Miss Cust

By Penny Haw - Published 2022


Biographical Fiction

At the age of six, Aleen Cust discovered her vocation. Her early passion for animal welfare became the fire behind this fascinating story ...Read Review

The Lindbergh Nanny

By Mariah Fredericks - Published 2022


In 1932, the son of the world-famous aviator Charles Lindbergh was abducted from the family home in New Jersey. It was declared the crime ...Read Review

Death and the Conjuror: A Locked-Room Mystery

By Tom Mead - Published 2022



In what promises to be the first in a series of novels featuring the magician-turned-detective’s assistant, Joseph Spector, Tom Mead offers up ...Read Review

The American Adventuress

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2022


Biographical Fiction

In this fictional biography of Winston Churchill’s mother, Jennie Jerome, C. W. Gortner serves up a lively and engrossing portrait of an ...Read Review

The Lost Girls of Willowbrook

By Ellen Marie Wiseman - Published 2022


In 1972, journalist Geraldo Rivera exposed the shocking conditions at Willowbrook State School, an institution for disabled children on Staten Island, New York. The ...Read Review

Unnatural Creatures: A Novel of the Frankenstein Women

By Kris Waldherr - Published 2022



Worthy of comparison to Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea, in Unnatural Creatures, Kris Waldherr moves the lens of the Frankenstein story away ...Read Review

Breaking the Maafa Chain

By Anni Domingo - Published 2022


Based on the true story of Sarah Forbes Bonetta, known as an African princess and goddaughter of Queen Victoria, Breaking the Maafa Chain ...Read Review

The Mayfair Bookshop: A Novel of Nancy Mitford and the Pursuit of Happiness

By Eliza Knight - Published 2022


Biographical Fiction

Nancy Mitford comes to life on the page in this dual-timeline story about Nancy’s personal pursuit of happiness before and during WW2, ...Read Review

Cochin Fall (The Colonials)

By Liz Harris - Published 2021



In 1930s colonial India, the lives of women and girls are strictly monitored. Clara and Lizzie, two young women returning from several years ...Read Review

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