Pamela Schoenewaldt

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

The Hunger Saint

By Olivia Kate Cerrone - Published 2017



As late as the 1940s, some desperately poor Sicilian families were consigning their sons to indentured servitude in the sulfur mines. The boys ...Read Review

The Essex Serpent

By Sarah Perry - Published 2016Published 2017



The 2016 UK edition of The Essex Serpent received widespread acclaim, and the novel is sure to garner an enthusiastic U.S. audience as ...Read Review