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The Last Van Gogh

By Alyson Richman - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In 1890, during the last two months of his life, Vincent van Gogh was in the care of Dr. Gachet, a believer in herbs ...Read Review

The Face In The Cemetery

By Michael Pearce - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1914 Egypt, the Mamur Zapt – equivalent of the head of the Political Branch of England’s C.I.D – was usually summoned only ...Read Review

A Death in Vienna

By Frank Tallis - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  In Sigmund Freud’s Vienna, Dr. Max Lieberman, a Freudian acolyte, specializes in psychosomatic illnesses classified as “hysteria,” usually treated with barbaric ...Read Review

Tomb of the Golden Bird

By Elizabeth Peters - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

  It is 1922 in Egypt, and all is quiet in the Valley of the Kings. Archaeologist Howard Carter considered closing the season early, ...Read Review

Intoxicated! A Novel of Money, Madness and the Invention of the World’s Favorite Soft Drink

By John Barlow - Published 2006

Genres:

Adventure

Yorkshire, 1869. En route from France by train, Isaac Brookes nearly kicks a bunch of smelly rags out the door of his compartment only ...Read Review

Shadows on the Rock

By Willa Cather - Published 2006

Genres:

Literary

This gratifying novel sprang from Willa Cather’s enraptured discovery of Québec City in 1928 during an unexpected stopover with her companion, Edith ...Read Review

Sorrow Without End

By Priscilla Royal - Published 2006

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Near Tyndal Priory in East Anglia in 1271, the corpse of a man brutally murdered lies wrapped in a Crusader’s cloak with an ...Read Review

No Peace for the Wicked

By Pip Granger - Published 2005

Genres:

AdventureSaga

Fourth in the ongoing series of post-WWII Soho and its enclave of family, friends and fiends finds Lizzie Robbins trying to put her ...Read Review

Michener: A Writer’s Journey

By Stephen May - Published 2005

Genres:

Nonfiction

Prolific author James Michener came from uncertain parentage and grew up in dire poverty to become a scholar, teacher, world traveler and—unknown ...Read Review

Cooperstown

By Eugena Pilek - Published 2005

Genres:

Literary

Eugena Pilek’s debut novel is rich in baseball lore and the quirky small-town characters who inhabit the hometown of baseball, Cooperstown, New ...Read Review