David Keymer

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The Best of Me

This collection of favorite and beloved writings by an author with legions of fans is warm, witty, and guaranteed to please longtime and new readers alike.

The Last American Aristocrat: The Brilliant Life and Improbable Education of Henry Adams

This is a model of critical biography that will be appreciated by all lovers of history or biography.

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The Virginia Dynasty: Four Presidents and the Creation of the American Nation

Bringing these men together as a group draws attention to how their thought and action unfolded in response to new challenges and dispels any illusion that they were a monolithic bloc. Cheney is an adept writer who makes no wrong steps. Perfect for history buffs, though little new ground is tread.

All the Devils Are Here

The strengths of this latest procedural from the inimitable Penny will attract her longtime fans and also draw in new admirers. A deft touch with plotting, sensitive characterization, and the author’s warmth and humanity make this a must-have mystery, especially for collections owning the rest of series. [See Prepub Alert, 2/24/20.]
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Eli’s Promise

Balson (The Girl from Berlin) has written on this subject with success, but this time, it doesn’t come off. [See Prepub Alert, 3/18/20.]
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The Evening and the Morning

Follett has done it again. Readers will gobble up this exciting prequel to his 1989 classic, The Pillars of the Earth.

The Mystery of Charles Dickens

Wilson is the perfect choice to write about this complicated soul, showing how reading Dickens, one emerges with a new appreciation of the people one encounters. Even 150 years after his death, Dickens’s life and works continue to fascinate.

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The Saddest Words: William Faulkner’s Civil War

Faulkner once famously said, “The past is not dead. In fact, it’s not even past,” and this exceptional study by Gorra lends credence to these words. A worthy addition to Faulkner studies, and for larger Southern literature and Civil War collections.

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