Posted in 20th Century

Picnic at Hanging Rock

I was sent this novel by a longtime Australian friend who became interested in the television show featuring actress Natalie…

Posted in 20th Century America New Books

reading now: Summer of ’69

It’s been a very busy year with my new career as a museum director, and I have allowed my hobby…

Posted in 20th Century Guest Post WWII

guest post: Lions of the Desert: Telling the Real WWII Story Behind The English Patient and Operation Condor

In Lions of the Desert: A True Story of WWII Heroes in North Africa, I tell the tale of the…

Posted in 20th Century America New Books

At the Far End of Nowhere by Christine Davis Merriman

This book came to my attention and I thought I would share it as it sounds like an interesting and…

Posted in 20th Century Cold War Reviews Young Adult

review: The House of One Thousand Eyes

The House of One Thousand Eyes by Michelle Barker Set in Cold War era East Germany during the 1980’s, this…

Posted in 20th Century WWII

excerpt reveal & giveaway: Lone Wolf in Jerusalem

Lone Wolf in Jerusalem by Ehud Diskin A Thrilling Tale of Love, Loss, and Revenge BOOK DESCRIPTION Set primarily in…

Posted in 20th Century Reviews WWII

movie vs book: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Firsty, I’m not sure it needs to be noted, but there are spoilers here. If you’ve not watched the movie…

Posted in 20th Century Reviews WWII

review: Dear Mrs. Bird

Dear Mrs. Bird by AJ Pearce The idea for this story stems from a fascinating subject–the content of women’s magazines…

Posted in 20th Century Reviews WWII

review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

In general I am not one to reread books–with the exception of audiobook versions. In this case, I was prompted…

Posted in 20th Century Giveaways

eBook giveaway: The Beginning by Urban Vyaas

This giveaway is for a Kindle eBook copy, and is open until June 30, 2018. Leave a comment to enter….

Posted in 20th Century America Guest Post

guest post: Terrence McCauley on the history behind The Fairfax Incident

I had several reasons for setting THE FAIRFAX INCIDENT in 1933 New York City. The first reason is that I…

Posted in 20th Century America Depression Era Reviews

review: Bonnie & Clyde : Dam Nation

Bonnie & Clyde: Dam Nation Book 2 by Clark Hays & Kathleen McFall In this second installment of Hays &…