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Radio Underground

By Alison Littman - Published 2018

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Based on actual Cold War letters, Littman’s fast-moving debut is infused with a simmering tension reflecting its setting: Budapest, Hungary, on the ...Read Review

The Song Peddler of the Pont Neuf

By Laura Lebow - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

Paul Gastebois, a “confidential inquirer” in Paris of 1788, usually avoids taking on missing person cases. “People in Paris are lost all the time, ...Read Review

The Valentine House

By Emma Henderson - Published 2018

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Saga

The Valentine house, a wooden chalet overlooking the valley of Hext in the French Alps, is given the Greek name “Arete” (meaning excellence ...Read Review

The Vanishing Man: A Prequel to the Charles Lenox Series (Charles Lenox Mysteries)

By Charles Finch - Published 2019

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Mystery/Crime

In this second in a prequel trilogy to the Charles Lenox detective series (after The Woman in the Water), our protagonist, aged twenty-six, ...Read Review

The Latecomers

By Helen Klein Ross - Published 2018

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Saga

With understated elegance, The Latecomers braids many coming-of-age stories into one. First, we have Brighid “Bridey” Molloy, an Irish teenager whose fiancé dies ...Read Review

Up From Freedom

By Wayne Grady - Published 2018

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Drawing on research into his mixed-race family history, which he unexpectedly discovered as an adult, Grady evokes the complicated psychological terrain of antebellum ...Read Review

The Witch of Willow Hall

By Hester Fox - Published 2018

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Tapping into recent interests in Gothic fiction, Fox’s uneven debut focuses on the middle daughter of a wealthy New England family who ...Read Review

Daughters of the Lake

By Wendy Webb - Published 2018

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Time-slip

Wendy Webb’s newest Gothic novel is partly a paranormal time-slip with occasional ghosts and spooky happenings. It’s also a multi-period saga ...Read Review

The Antique Dealer’s Daughter

By Lorna Gray - Published 2018

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Gray’s third historical novel takes place in the postwar Cotswolds, a place whose bucolic appearance conceals a difficult past. In 1947, Emily Sutton, ...Read Review

The Deepest Grave

By Jeri Westerson - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

In his entertaining 11th adventure, Crispin Guest, known throughout late 14th-century London as the Tracker, has his hands full with two perplexing cases. ...Read Review

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