Lessa J. Scherrer

In the Company of the Courtesan

By Sarah Dunant - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

The Birth of Venus, Sarah Dunant’s first historical novel, is one of my all-time favorite books. Dunant writes with such power and ...Read Review

Troubled Midnight

By John Gardner - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

John Gardner’s latest novel is a wealth of information about the British Homefront circa 1943 as well as a wartime spy thriller. Troubled ...Read Review

The Night Journal

By Elizabeth Crook - Published 2006

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“A noctuary,” a character explains to protagonist Meg Mabry toward the end of Elizabeth Crook’s third novel, “…it is a diary, like ...Read Review

Bandeaux Creek

By Carolyn Rawls Booth - Published 2005

Genres:

Saga

Bandeaux Creek is the sequel to Between the Rivers, Carolyn Rawls Booth’s down-home saga of the McBryde family of Bladen Country, North ...Read Review

The Victory Club

By Robin Lee Hatcher - Published 2005

Genres:

Inspirational

The Victory Club is the predictable story of four women on the American home front during World War II. Margo King has never ...Read Review

The Season of Open Water

By Dawn Clifton Tripp - Published 2005

Genres:

LiteraryRomanceSaga

The Season of Open Water is the intensely introspective character study of a family in a New England seaside town. It is October 1927. ...Read Review

Cottonwood Saints

By Gene Guerin - Published 2005

Genres:

Saga

As he tells us in the Acknowledgements, Gene Guerin’s first novel “is based on forty handwritten pages of reminiscences which my mother, ...Read Review

Footprints on the Horizon

By Stephanie Grace Whitson - Published 2005

Genres:

InspirationalSaga

Footprints on the Horizon is the third in Whitson’s Pine Ridge Portraits series of novels about women on the Nebraska frontier. Footprints ...Read Review

Alibi

By Joseph Kanon - Published 2005

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomanceSaga

World War II is considered by many to be our last good war, as we know without doubt who the good guys and ...Read Review

The Letters That Never Came

By Mauricio Rosencof - By trans. Louise B. Popkin - Published 2005

Genres:

Literary

Mauricio Rosencof spent thirteen years as a political prisoner in his native Uruguay. Eleven of those years he was in solitary confinement in ...Read Review