The Unquiet Grave – Sharyn McCrumb

Title: The Unquiet Grave Author: Sharyn McCrumb Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Zona is a young woman in the late 1800’s. She’s a flirt and too trustworthy. At a young age she marries Erasmus “Trout” Shue, a man she barely knows and won’t share much of his past. Her mother cautions against it, but Zona won’tContinue reading “The Unquiet Grave – Sharyn McCrumb”

The Night Tiger – Yangsze Choo

Title: The Night Tiger Author: Yangsze Choo Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Plot: Ji Lin is helping her mother pay off her mother’s mahjong debts in British colony Malaya (now Malaysia). She has an apprenticeship with a dressmaker and works part time at a dance hall. One of her dance partners drops something after a dance.Continue reading “The Night Tiger – Yangsze Choo”

The Four Winds – Kristin Hannah

Title: The Four Winds Author: Kristin Hannah Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Elsa Wolcott is a shelter young woman in Texas, in 1921. She’s kept in her house because a childhood illness. One evening, Elsa goes into town and meets Rafe Martinelli. After a night of fun, Elsa learns she’s pregnant. Reluctantly, they’re married to saveContinue reading “The Four Winds – Kristin Hannah”

Murder on the Orient Express – Agatha Christie

Title: Murder on the Orient Express Author: Agatha Christie Genre: Mystery Plot: Hercule Poirot is on his way home. With some help from his friend, Mr. Bouc, he finds bunk on the Orient Express. Everything changes when the train is delayed because of snow. Some time after, Poirot learns a passenger, Ratchet, has been murdered.Continue reading “Murder on the Orient Express – Agatha Christie”

Falling From Horses – Molly Gloss

Title: Falling From Horses Author: Molly Gloss Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Bud Frazer is a ranch hand from Eastern Oregon. In 1938 he decides to leave his family’s ranch and head for Hollywood. He hopes to become a stunt rider for the movies. On his bus ride down, he meets and befriends Lily Shaw. LilyContinue reading “Falling From Horses – Molly Gloss”

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