Tag Archives: historical locations

Review: A Deadly Fortune, by Stacie Murphy

Overview A historical mystery in the vein of The Alienist, in which a young woman in Gilded Age New York must use a special talent to unravel a deadly conspiracy. Amelia Matthew has done the all-but-impossible, especially for an orphan … Continue reading

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Review: Tidewater Bride, by Laura Frantz

Overview They’re both too busy for love . . . but love is not too busy for them Selah Hopewell seems to be the only woman in Virginia Colony who has no wish to wed. True, there are too many … Continue reading

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Review, A Castaway in Cornwall, by Julie Klassen

Overview Set adrift on the tides of fate by the deaths of her parents and left wanting answers, Laura Callaway now lives with her uncle and his disapproving wife in North Cornwall. There she feels like a castaway, always viewed … Continue reading

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Review: Palmer Girl, by Dawn Klinge

Synopsis When insurance tycoon, Cornelius Nordeman, is recruited to work for the Exposition Corporation, the New Yorker brings his family to live at the Palmer House Hotel, far away from any reminders of a recent tragedy. He’s hopeful this move … 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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