Pamela Schoenewaldt

Of Another Time and Place

By Brad Schaeffer - Published 2018


After World War I, Harmon Becker studies classical piano under his beloved Jewish mentor. Another Time and Place follows Harmon as he is ...Read Review

Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires

By Juan Cole - Published 2018



Juan Cole, widely respected expert on the Middle East, presents Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires, against the drumbeat of ...Read Review

The Twisted Crown

By Anita Richmond Bunkley - Published 2018


In 1846, an enslaved mother cowers by South Carolina’s Copper River with her four-year-old daughter, Eva. The mother’s hair is braided in ...Read Review

Graffiti Palace

By A. G. Lombardo - Published 2018



This visceral, often hallucinatory debut novel unfolds in August 1965, as Americo Monk, a seeker of codes and secret wisdom hidden in graffiti, makes ...Read Review

Pandemic 1918: Eyewitness Accounts from The Greatest Medical Holocaust in Modern History

By Catharine Arnold - Published 2018



As World War I was ending, influenza killed 20-50 million people worldwide. The H5N1 strain of the familiar virus attacked, seemingly preferred, ...Read Review

The Vain Conversation

By Anthony Grooms - Published 2018



The Vain Conversation is based on a lynching: in 1946 two African-American couples, including a pregnant woman, were brutally murdered in Walton County, Georgia ...Read Review

The Atomic City Girls

By Janet Beard - Published 2018


Between 1942 and 1945, nearly 100,000 people worked at a secret site in East Tennessee, making enriched uranium for the atomic bombs which destroyed Hiroshima and ...Read Review

Murder in Bloomsbury

By D. M. Quincy - Published 2017



Based on a notorious Scottish scandal, re-set in Regency London, this mystery has Atlas Catesby, gentleman and aficionado of custom-made puzzles, investigating the ...Read Review

A Love of War

By Louise Ripley - Published 2017



General J.E.B. (Jeb) Stuart cut a dashing figure in the Confederate army with his scarlet-lined cape, plumed hat, white gauntlets, and ...Read Review

Grown-up Anger: The Connected Mysteries of Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and the Calumet Massacre of 1913

By Daniel Wolff - Published 2017



Rather than a mystery, Grown-Up Anger is a complex braiding of the personal, socio-political, and musical journeys of major figures of the 20th-century ...Read Review