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April 24, 2012

Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published April 24, 2012. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in April 2012.

Book Review

The Soldier's Oath

by Mark McLaughlin

A mysterious hooded enemy, garbed in “unfamiliar uniforms,” is ravaging the land, raping, looting, killing, and burning everything in their path. “Who are these guys?” asks a puzzled defender of the crown in Christopher Lewis’... Read More

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by Barbara Bamberger Scott

Evensong, in the liturgical tradition, is a set of prayers, Bible readings, and responses. It is often completely set to music and takes place in the late afternoon or early evening. "Evensong", the book by Brooks Firestone, is about... Read More

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In Pursuit of Spenser

by Edward Morris

Who could have guessed when academic Robert B. Parker introduced Boston private eye Spenser in The Godwulf Manuscript in 1974 that the entire landscape of American detective fiction would shift? Although Spenser (last name only, please)... Read More

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Traces of Bliss

by Barbara Bamberger Scott

Much of the action in "Traces of Bliss" by Cecilia Velástegui takes place in present-day Los Feliz, a wealthy neighborhood in Los Angeles, but the central characters in this historical drama have connections to an ancient past.... Read More