“Hers is a dark, unerring vision. We can expect more great work from this audaciously talented author.”
"Mustafah is an excellent writer, creating lush imagery and life-size characters. She uses her words to bring about an unfathomable emotion in her readers . . ."
“a character study of the changes love in its various forms makes in individuals accustomed to lives of violence . . .”
“historically accurate, warm, moving and easy to recommend.”
“a murder mystery set on the Spanish Main . . . will entertain for its different view of pirate life.”
"an entertaining read . . ."
“an exhilarating, haunting, and memorable read.”
“the best, most exciting novel published this year. Action, suspense, heroism, sacrifice for a cause greater than the individual . . .”
“Given the recent happenings in Charlottesville, Virginia, it’s hard to imagine a more relevant release date for this lovely, important book. This is a book for our time.”
“Gravel Heart is a look at an era and a culture that’s not often showcased in the literary world.”
". . . the nonlinear narrative style takes a long time to arrive at whodunit, howdunit, and why."
In 1917 while in the throes of the First World War, nine-year-old Frances Griffiths left her home in Cape Town, Africa, with her mother to stay with her aunt in Cottingley, England.
“Rose has again masterfully mined a magic-infused art world of dramatic twists and turns, a luscious romp readers will thoroughly enjoy.”
Mystery writer Agatha Christie disappears for 11 days in 1926, but seldom speaks about it and omits entirely any mention of it in her autobiography.
“a remarkable achievement . . . a story of commitment, identity, and familial loyalty that will leave one in tears. Five out of five stars.”
“plenty of intrigue to delight mystery genre enthusiasts, enough historical accuracy to placate any history buff, and sufficient courtroom drama to satisfy any legal eagle.”
“The Essex Serpent is a masterpiece of a novel . . . Sarah Perry has written a multifaceted novel with universal appeal.”
The Whitechapel district of London’s East End in the latter decades of the 19th century was a popular place for immigrants and the poor working class.
“a preposterous, fun, but perilous escapade, written in an easy-to-read narrative, with a slight stream-of-consciousness air . . .”
“a beautiful story of pioneer hardiness and the determination to survive.”
Inheritance from Mother is a novel for the connoisseur by an author regarded as one of the most important writers in Japan today.
The debut novel Lilli de Jong is almost a feminist version of Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle, targeting the treatment of women in the 1880s rather than slaughterhouses in the early 2
In Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession, author Alison Weir takes well-known figures from history and offers their story in a fictional presentation.
“The Girl Who Knew Too Much is a fun, spunky, read . . .”
“one of the author's main achievements lies in forcing us to consider the intersection of the personal and political . . .”