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Giacomo's Daughter

by Eileen Gonzalez

The first in a trilogy, Giacomo’s Daughter is a satisfying mystery with plenty of conflict and a killer final line. The brutalized wife of a ruthless gangster takes matters into her own hands in Rosanna and Diana Savone’s historical... Read More

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A Peculiar Peace

by Karen Rigby

"A Peculiar Peace" is an adventure-filled historical romance set on a marriage of like minds. In Lori Hart Beninger’s historical novel, A Peculiar Peace, rising abolitionism and romance are set against a volatile antebellum backdrop.... Read More

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Copy Boy

by Karen Rigby

"Copy Boy" is a rewarding historical novel with a ferocious, fascinating lead. In Shelley Blanton-Stroud’s beguiling Depression-era novel "Copy Boy", a young woman searches for success. After years of “living in a tent between the... Read More

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The Queen of Paris

by Meg Nola

With its pivotal focus on Coco Chanel’s reported World War II work as a Nazi spy, Pamela Binnings Ewen’s novel "The Queen of Paris" fictionalizes the thoughts and motivations of the French design icon––a complex, controlled woman... Read More

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The Tea Chest

by Jeremiah Rood

Heidi Chiavaroli’s thrilling romance "The Tea Chest" asks questions that resonate beyond the immediate needs of its heroines. Emma and Hayley live two hundred years apart, but they are connected through their tenacity and willingness... Read More

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The Prettiest Star

by Eileen Gonzalez

A family grapples with prejudice and impending loss in Carter Sickels’s historical novel "The Prettiest Star". In 1980, Brian ran away from his conservative hometown and arrived in New York City, where he could live openly as a gay... Read More

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