The Cartographers – Peng Sheperd

Title: The Cartographers Author: Peng Sheperd Genre: Mystery, Realistic Fiction Plot: Dr. Nell Young has been working at an antique map creation shop since her father fired her from the New York Public Library and ruined her career over a disagreement of a “junk map.” Then Nell gets news that her father died. The initialContinue reading “The Cartographers – Peng Sheperd”

Capturing the Devil – Kerri Maniscalco

This is the last book of the Stalking Jack the Ripper series. Title: Capturing the Devil Author: Kerri Maniscalco Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Plot: Audrey and Thomas have arrived in New York. A new string of murders have started. On top of that, Thomas and Audrey are engaged. On the day of their marriage, anContinue reading “Capturing the Devil – Kerri Maniscalco”

Stalking Jack the Ripper Series – Kerri Maniscalco

Titles: 1 – Stalking Jack the Ripper, 2 – Hunting Prince Dracula, 3 – Escaping from Houdini Author: Kerri Maniscalco Genre: Historical Fiction, Young Adult, Mystery Plot: 1 – Audrey Rose Wadsworth is an apprentice under her uncle in 1888 in London, England. She is studying forensic science through opening up cadavers. Her apprenticeship isContinue reading “Stalking Jack the Ripper Series – Kerri Maniscalco”

The Golem and the Jinni – Helene Wecker

The sequel, The Hidden Palace, is available now. Title: The Golem and the Jinni Author: Helene Wecker Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction Plot: A golem, a clay creature, named Chava is created by a rabbi as a companion for a man traveling to New York City. The man dies on the journey and Chava is leftContinue reading “The Golem and the Jinni – Helene Wecker”

The Hatmaker’s Heart – Carla Stewart

Title: The Hatmaker’s Heart Author: Carla Stewart Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Purnella, or Nell as people call her, Marchwoth is an apprentice hat maker in 1922 New York. Originally from England, she works long hours to make ends meet. She’s trying to make a name for herself working for Oscar Field at his milliner’s shop.Continue reading “The Hatmaker’s Heart – Carla Stewart”

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