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Patient X: The Case-Book of Ryunosuke Akutagawa

By David Peace - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

Japanese fiction is replete with a searing obsession with darkness and beauty, which is exemplified in David Peace’s latest novel.  It is ...Read Review

Fylgia

By Birgitta Hjalmarson - Published 2018

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Anna is a proud, intelligent older woman recounting her life in the dark, serious atmosphere of Sweden. Her story begins in the time ...Read Review

The Beekeeper’s Promise

By Fiona Valpy - Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

Chateau Bellevue is initially a beautiful safe haven in rural France, where good news and celebration abound. It’s 1938, and the world is ...Read Review

The Story of H

By Marina Perezagua - By Valerie Miles (trans.) - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

August 6, 1945: the day spawning the nightmare of H. A young girl sits in a classroom when the atomic bomb is dropped from the ...Read Review

The Lopez Affair

By Ann Swinfen - Published 2017

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Adventure

In this 9th volume in the Chronicles of Christoval Alvarez, set in the late 1500s, Queen Elizabeth I reigns successfully in England. Many ...Read Review

Lieutenant Kurosawa’s Errand Boy

By Warran Kalasegaran - Published 2017

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Literary

This story of the lives of Nanban, Kurosawa, Papatti and her family, and the Japanese who took over Singapore during WWII focuses on ...Read Review

The Secret of the Irish Castle

By Santa Montefiore - Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

Ballinakelly is a beautiful village in Ireland, one where the Deverill and O’Leary families are victims of a curse that Maggie O’...Read Review

River to Redemption

By Ann H. Gabhart - Published 2018

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InspirationalRomance

In June 1833, the cholera plague is careening through Adria Starr’s small Kentucky town as well as across the country. Adria’s family ...Read Review

The Race to Save the Romanovs: The Truth Behind the Secret Plans to Rescue the Russian Imperial Family

By Helen Rappaport - Published 2018

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Nonfiction

July 17, 1918 is the day in Russian history when the assassination/murder of the Romanovs took place. The former Tsar Nicholas, his wife Alexandra, ...Read Review

Scandalous: The Victoria Woodhull Saga, Volume Two: Fame, Infamy, and Paradise Lost

By Neal Katz - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee Celeste Claflin are spiritual mystics, owners of high-end brothels, financial traders, journalists and publicly acknowledged advocates of women’s ...Read Review