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The Splendor Before the Dark: A Novel of the Emperor Nero

By Margaret George - Published 2018Published 2018-11-15

Genres:

Biographical FictionEpic

Margaret George’s epic novel, the second of two about the emperor Nero (after The Confessions of Young Nero), begins with Rome on ...Read Review

The Deadliest Fever: A Miriam bat Isaac Mystery in Ancient Alexandria

By June Trop - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

After the Torah mantle in Alexandria’s Great Synagogue is vandalized and blood is found on the bemah, Miriam is tasked with the ...Read Review

See Also Proof

By Larry D. Sweazy - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the third book in Larry Sweazy’s mystery series featuring Marjorie Trumaine, who works as a freelance book indexer while running ...Read Review

Island of the Mad

By Laurie R. King - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Island of the Mad is the latest installment in Laurie R. King’s popular mystery series set in the 1920s, featuring Sherlock Holmes ...Read Review

Botticelli’s Muse

By Dorah Blume - Published 2017

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Botticelli’s Muse, the first in Dorah Blume’s trilogy set in Renaissance Florence, begins in 1477, when the artist Sandro Botticelli is dismissed ...Read Review

Searching for Mr. Tilney

By Jane Odiwe - Published 2017

Genres:

Time-slip

Searching for Mr. Tilney is a compelling combination of a retelling of Jane Austen’s Northanger Abbey and a time travel novel. In 1975, ...Read Review

The Throne of Caesar

By Steven Saylor - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Here is the long-awaited next installment of Saylor’s Roman mystery series, featuring Gordianus the Finder, that deals with Julius Caesar’s assassination. ...Read Review

This Side of Murder

By Anna Lee Huber - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1919 England, young war widow Verity Kent receives an anonymous letter suggesting her husband, Sidney, committed treason. At first, she refuses to believe ...Read Review

The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes

By Leonard Goldberg - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This captivating mystery novel set in London in 1910 tells the story of Joanna Blalock, the daughter of Sherlock Holmes and Irene Adler, who ...Read Review

The Paris Spy

By Susan Elia MacNeal - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the latest entry in Susan Elia MacNeal’s WWII mystery series featuring codebreaker and secret agent Maggie Hope, Maggie goes to occupied ...Read Review

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