The Illusionist’s Apprentice by Kristy Cambron

Release Date: March 7, 2017 Following Houdini’s death in 1926, one of his contemporaries, Horace Stapleton, announces that he will bring a dead person back to life.  Horace has been overshadowed by Houdini for his entire career and hopes his public showing on New Year’s Eve will make him famous. The event becomes a tragedy when his “volunteer” dies at the performance. The FBI is … Continue reading The Illusionist’s Apprentice by Kristy Cambron

In Farleigh Field by Rhys Bowen

Release Date: March 1, 2017 My Review: In 1941 there is great concern in England about the war and likelihood of a German invasion. Farleigh Place is currently being used by British armed forces for its’ headquarters during WW II. Roderick Sutton, The Earl of Westerham, owns Farleigh Place and lives their with his wife and five daughters. One morning, Phoebe, the youngest of Roderick … Continue reading In Farleigh Field by Rhys Bowen

Stolen Beauty by Laurie Lico Albanese

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Release date: February 1, 2017 Book Blurb from Goodreads.com From the dawn of the twentieth century to the devastation of World War II, this exhilarating novel of love, war, art, and family gives voice to two extraordinary women and brings to life the true story behind the creation and near destruction of Gustav Klimt’s most remarkable paintings. In… Continue reading Stolen Beauty by Laurie Lico Albanese

Stolen Beauty by Laurie Lico Albanese

Release date: February 1, 2017 Book Blurb from Goodreads.com From the dawn of the twentieth century to the devastation of World War II, this exhilarating novel of love, war, art, and family gives voice to two extraordinary women and brings to life the true story behind the creation and near destruction of Gustav Klimt’s most remarkable paintings. In the dazzling glitter of 1903 Vienna, Adele … Continue reading Stolen Beauty by Laurie Lico Albanese

A Piece of The World by Christina Baker Kline

Release date: February 21, 2017 Book Blurb from Goodreads.com From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the smash bestseller Orphan Train, a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s mysterious and iconic painting Christina’s World. “Later he told me that he’d been afraid to show me the painting. He thought I wouldn’t like the way he portrayed … Continue reading A Piece of The World by Christina Baker Kline

The Memory of Us by Camille Di Maio

Book Blurb from Goodreads.com Julianne Westcott was living the kind of life that other Protestant girls in prewar Liverpool could only dream about: old money, silk ball gowns, and prominent young men lining up to escort her. But when she learns of a blind-and-deaf brother, institutionalized since birth, the illusion of her perfect life and family shatters around her. While visiting her brother in secret, … Continue reading The Memory of Us by Camille Di Maio

Modern Girls by Jennifer S. Brown

Book Blurb from Goodreads.com: A dazzling debut novel set in New York City’s Jewish immigrant community in 1935… How was it that out of all the girls in the office, I was the one to find myself in this situation? This didn’t happen to nice Jewish girls. In 1935, Dottie Krasinsky is the epitome of the modern girl. A bookkeeper in Midtown Manhattan, Dottie steals … Continue reading Modern Girls by Jennifer S. Brown

The Other Einstein

Book Blurb from Goodreads.com: A vivid and mesmerizing novel about the extraordinary woman who married and worked with one of the greatest scientists in history. What secrets may have lurked in the shadows of Albert Einstein’s fame? His first wife, Mileva “Mitza” Marić, was more than the devoted mother of their three children—she was also a brilliant physicist in her own right, and her contributions … Continue reading The Other Einstein