The Third Daughter

23 October 2019 | By Talia Carner | Filed in: 20th century.

From the author of Jerusalem Maiden comes a remarkable story, inspired by little known true events, about the thousands of young Jewish women who were trafficked into prostitution at the turn of the 20th century, and whose subjugation helped build Buenos Aires.The turn of the 20th century finds four

The Shadow King

23 October 2019 | By Maaza Mengiste | Filed in: 20th century.

A gripping novel set during Mussolini s 1935 invasion of Ethiopia, The Shadow King takes us back to the first real conflict of World War II, casting light on the women soldiers who were left out of the historical record With the threat of Mussolini s army looming, recently orphaned Hirut struggles

Memories of Glass

23 October 2019 | By Melanie Dobson | Filed in: 20th century.

Reminiscent of Diane Ackerman s The Zookeeper s Wife, this stunning novel draws from true accounts to shine a light on a period of Holland s darkest history and bravest heroes 1942 As war rips through the heart of Holland, childhood friends Josie van Rees and Eliese Linden partner with a few darin

First to Fight: The Polish War 1939

23 October 2019 | By Roger Moorhouse | Filed in: 20th century.

Drawing for the first time on Polish, German and Soviet sources, First to Fight is the definitive history of the German invasion of Poland, which opened the war in September 1939 Roger Moorhouse provides a dramatic narrative of military events, brought to life by a select cast of generals and polit

All the Forgivenesses

23 October 2019 | By Elizabeth Hardinger | Filed in: 20th century.

A Publishers Marketplace Buzz Books selection Set in Appalachia and the Midwest at the turn of the twentieth century, this exquisite debut novel paints an intimately rendered portrait of one resilient farm family s challenges and hard won triumphs helmed by an unforgettable heroine Growing up on t

Singapore Sapphire (Harriet Gordon Mystery #1)

23 October 2019 | By A.M. Stuart | Filed in: 20th century.

Harriet Gordon stumbles into a murderous web of stolen gems and cutthroat thieves as she runs from her tragic past in an enthralling new historical mystery series set in early twentieth century Singapore Singapore 1910 Desperate for a fresh start and to distance herself from her tragic past, Harr

The Ventriloquists

23 October 2019 | By E.R. Ramzipoor | Filed in: 20th century.

In this triumphant debut inspired by true events, a ragtag gang of journalists and resistance fighters risk everything for an elaborate scheme to undermine the Reich.Brussels, 1943 Twelve year old street orphan Helene survives by living as a boy and selling copies of the country s most popular news

Winter Cottage

23 October 2019 | By Mary Ellen Taylor | Filed in: 20th century.

An Charts bestseller A gripping novel about family secrets and coming home for the first time Still grieving the loss of her wandering, free spirited mother, Lucy Kincaid leaves Nashville for the faded town of Cape Hudson, Virginia She goes to see the house she s inherited one she never kn

One Good Deed

23 October 2019 | By David Baldacci | Filed in: 20th century.

The 1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci introduces an unforgettable new character Archer, a straight talking former World War II soldier fresh out of prison for a crime he didn t commit It s 1949 When war veteran Aloysius Archer is released from Carderock Prison, he is sent to Poc

A Single Thread

23 October 2019 | By Tracy Chevalier | Filed in: 20th century.

1932 After the Great War took both her beloved brother and her fianc , Violet Speedwell has become a surplus woman, one of a generation doomed to a life of spinsterhood after the war killed so many young men Yet Violet cannot reconcile herself to a life spent caring for her grieving, embittered

The Girls of Pearl Harbor

23 October 2019 | By Soraya M. Lane | Filed in: 20th century.

From the bestselling author of Wives of War comes a harrowing tale of four brave young nurses whose lives change forever in the wake of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor When Grace, April, and Poppy join the US Army Nurse Corps, they see it as little than an adventure, one made all the better by

Relative Fortunes (Julia Kydd #1)

23 October 2019 | By Marlowe Benn | Filed in: 20th century.

In 1920s New York, the price of a woman s independence can be exorbitant even fatal In 1924 Manhattan, women s suffrage is old news For sophisticated booklover Julia Kydd, life s too short for politics With her cropped hair and penchant for independent living, Julia wants only to launch her own n

Hearts of Resistance

23 October 2019 | By Soraya M. Lane | Filed in: 20th century.

At the height of World War II, three women must come together to fight for freedom, for the men they love and for each other When Hazel is given the chance to parachute into Nazi occupied France, she seizes the opportunity to do for the British war effort than file paperwork Alongside her ch