Susan Cook

Taking the Reins

By Dayle Campbell Gaetz - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young AdultWestern

Taking the Reins brings together characters from two of Gaetz’s previous novels, The Golden Rose and Living Freight, whose families are trying ...Read Review

Spider in a Tree

By Susan Stinson - Published 2013

Genres:

Literary

The proverb says, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” but I might extend that to “cover blurb.” On reading the reviews ...Read Review

Dandy Gilver and a Bothersome Number of Corpses

By Catriona McPherson - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the seventh in McPherson’s 1920s Scottish mystery series featuring Dandy (Dandelion) Gilver. Dandy receives a phone call from an old ...Read Review

Canary in the Coal Mine

By Madelyn Rosenberg - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Working in a Virginia coal mine is a tough job at any time. But when it’s the Depression era and you’re ...Read Review

Oscar Wilde and the Murders at Reading Gaol

By Gyles Brandreth - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This sixth Oscar Wilde mystery is set largely during Wilde’s infamous period of imprisonment between 1895-1897, after he was sentenced to hard ...Read Review

The Song of the Nightingale

By Alys Clare - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the winter of 1211, England lies under the double burden of lean times and the interdict laid on the country by a pope ...Read Review

Incarnation

By Emma Cornwall - Published 2012

Genres:

Fantasy

Lucy Weston wakes up from a compelling dream – to find herself in a coffin with a stake through her heart. She claws her ...Read Review

Maiden from the Sea

By Nellie P. Strowbridge - Published 2012

Genres:

FantasyTime-slip

Seventeenth-century historical, time-slip, paranormal, castaway narrative – Maiden from the Sea is a novel that defies easy categorization. The main thread of the story ...Read Review

The Tale of Castle Cottage

By Susan Wittig Albert - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the final installment of The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, it is 1913 and Beatrix is busy trying to renovate Castle Cottage as ...Read Review

Steel

By Carrie Vaughn - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

Sixteen-year-old Jill has devoted years of her life to fencing, but a tournament defeat leaves her doubting her future in the sport. Trying ...Read Review