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Hidden Treasures

For readers who enjoy romantic suspense.
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The Hidden Child

A good choice for readers who enjoy 20th-century historical fiction, Fein’s novel is well researched if a bit heavy-handed, with factual passages on eugenics and epilepsy. The classism and racism fundamental to eugenics come through clearly, as do the heartbreaking consequences of a child’s serious illness.

Love and Fury: A Novel of Mary Wollstonecraft

Silva’s grasp of the craft of historical fiction is impressive; she’s attentive to details of late 18th-century life as well as emotional authenticity. Recommend this novel to fans of historical fiction featuring strong women, especially those interested in the roots of feminism.

The Venice Sketchbook

This novel’s engaging entertainment is enhanced by its dual time line that uncovers Juliet’s secrets, and a plot enlivened by coincidences and romance. A must-read for Bowen fans and historical fiction enthusiasts.
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Never Turn Back

Page-turning suspense and action with some surprise twists engages readers from start to finish. The characters of Ethan and Susannah, their sibling bond, resonate with authenticity, grounding the novel. Thriller readers will enjoy and look forward to more from Swann, especially fans of Harlan Coben and Linwood Barclay.

A Murderous Relation

Fans of the author and Victorian mystery lovers will enjoy this romp and eagerly await another Veronica and Stoker adventure. [See Prepub Alert, 8/19/19.]
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Above the Bay of Angels

This delightful mystery neatly blends historical details of late Victorian life, from rich foods to royalty, into a story spiced with humor and romance. Bowen’s depiction of Bella as a modern Victorian woman, skillfully navigating class differences while struggling with the choice between a safe life and her ambitions, rings true.
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Tell Me No Lies

Wonderful period detail and clever humor combine with the delicious romantic tension between Phil and both Mr. X and Atkins to create a tasty recipe for fun reading. Historical mystery buffs and fans of amateur sleuths will eagerly await the next Lady Dunbridge adventure. [See Prepub Alert, 4/22/19.]

The Adventure of the Peculiar Protocols: Adapted from the Journals of John H. Watson, M.D

Director and author Meyer puts his own stamp on the Holmes and Watson tradition, basing his story on historic events with contemporary relevance, as lies become accepted as truth by means of willful ignorance. Holmes enthusiasts will relish this well-crafted novel.
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