Tag Archives: American fiction

Review: All That Is Secret, by Patricia Raybon

Overview Can an amateur detective solve the cold case mystery of her lost father’s murder? In the winter of 1923, Professor Annalee Spain—a daring but overworked theologian at a small Chicago Bible college—receives a cryptic telegram calling her home to … Continue reading

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Review: Under the Bayou Moon, by Valerie Fraser Luesse

Overview When Ellie Fields accepts a teaching job in a tiny Louisiana town deep in bayou country in 1949, she knows her life will change–but she could never imagine just how dramatically. Though rightfully suspicious of outsiders, who have threatened … Continue reading

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Review: A Wild Hope, by Celeste de Blasis

Synopsis Banished from her uncaring family home for her growing friendship with older neighbor St. John, Alexandria Thaine is unprepared for the new life she encounters with her distant cousins in England’s West Country. She blossoms under the warmth of … Continue reading

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Review: The Lions of Fifth Avenue, by Fiona Davis

Synopsis It’s 1913, and on the surface, Laura Lyons couldn’t ask for more out of life—her husband is the superintendent of the New York Public Library, allowing their family to live in an apartment within the grand building, and they … Continue reading

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Review: The Key to Everything, by Valerie Fraser Luesse

Synopsis Peyton Cabot’s fifteenth year will be a painful and transformative one. His father, the heroic but reluctant head of a moneyed Savannah family, has come home from World War II a troubled vet, drowning his demons in bourbon and … Continue reading

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