Marcia K. Matthews

When the Lilacs Bloom

By Linda Colwell - Published 2000

Genres:

RomanceTime-slip

Linda Colwell has created a memorable villain in the person of Mother Langford. Her gothic vision of the mother-in-law from hell counterbalances the ...Read Review

The Hatbox Baby

By Carrie Brown - Published 2000

Genres:

LiteraryRomance

  Diane Arbus meets Fritz Lang in this World’s Fair as metaphor for life. Carnival freaks are human beings, and human beings ...Read Review

The Water Nymph

By Michele Jaffe - Published 2000

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

Set in Elizabethan London, The Water Nymph is a romantic romp full of espionage and intrigue. Sophie Champion matches wits with Crispin Foscari, ...Read Review

A Regency Sampler

By Kelly Ferjutz Ed. - Published 1999

Genres:

Romance

There’s a lot to like in these fifteen stories by various authors. The bon ton of the Regency, the cant, the wit ...Read Review

A Prayer for the Dying

By Stewart O'Nan - Published 2000

Genres:

Literary

For a historical horror novel set in post-Civil War Wisconsin, A Prayer for the Dying has an experimental prose style: present tense, strong ...Read Review

On Secret Service

By John Jakes - Published 2000

Genres:

Saga

On Secret Service is an informative read that will entertain both men and women. My husband took possession of the book the minute ...Read Review

Hawke’S Cove C

By Susan Wilson - Published 2000

Genres:

Romance

Forbidden love that is forever young, wartime romance granted by a passion of place, redeems lovers from sin. After a prologue and framing ...Read Review

Sold Down the River

By Barbara Hambly - Published 2000

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Big, black, and smart, Ben January signs on as private detective for the man who once owned him and his mother. He’s ...Read Review

Day of the Bees

By Thomas Sanchez - Published 2000

Genres:

Literary

Zermano, the Spanish painter who depicted the horror of modern war, not in “Guernica” but in “Archangel Gabriel Flames Down the Sky.” His ...Read Review