Larry Zuckerman

A Meal in Winter: A Novel of World War II

By Hubert Mingarelli - By Sam Taylor (trans.) - Published 2014Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

One brutal Polish winter in an unspecified year during World War II, three German soldiers go hunting one of “them,” meaning a Jew. ...Read Review

Dazzle Patterns

By Alison Watt (author) - Published 2017

Genres:

Literary

When a warship explodes in Halifax Harbor, Nova Scotia, in 1917, destroying a swath of the town and killing hundreds, Clare Holmes loses an ...Read Review

The Winter Soldier

By Daniel Mason - Published 2018

Genres:

Military

In 1915, war sends Lucius Krzelewski, a third-year Polish medical student, to a regimental hospital somewhere on the Polish front. He’s the only ...Read Review

The New Inheritors

By Kent Wascom - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

Isaac Patterson, an orphan in the lawless wilds of 1890s rural Florida, barely escapes on his stepmother’s back from murderous roughnecks. Separated ...Read Review

A Stone’s Throw

By James W. Ziskin - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Ellie Stone, the heroine of this engaging, clever mystery, is a reporter for an upstate New York newspaper. It’s August 1962, the height ...Read Review

The Moment Before Drowning

By James Brydon - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

When Captain Jacques le Garrec returns to his native Brittany in December 1959, his arrival creates a stir, as a former Resistance hero and ...Read Review

Chicago

By David Mamet - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It’s 1925, and Mike Hodge, a city beat reporter for the Chicago Tribune and decorated war veteran, falls in love, hard, with Annie ...Read Review

Only Killers and Thieves

By Paul Howarth - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Two Australian teenagers, Billy and Tommy McBride, return to their parents’ cattle ranch one afternoon in 1885 to find their mother and father murdered ...Read Review

Ziegfield Girls

By Sarah Barthel - Published 2017

Genres:

Two young women run away from Richmond to break into the New York theater—an old story, except that this is 1914, and Suzanne ...Read Review

Last Stop in Brooklyn

By Lawrence H. Levy - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It’s summer 1894 in Brooklyn, and private detective Mary Handley is a busy woman. Not only has the brother of a convicted murderer ...Read Review