The Sisters of Versailles by Sally Christie | Review

A sumptuous and sensual tale of power, romance, family, and betrayal centered around four sisters and one King. Carefully researched and ornately detailed, The Sisters of Versailles is the first book in an exciting new historical fiction trilogy about King Louis XV, France’s most “well-beloved” monarch, and the women who …

Pardonable Lies (Maisie Dobbs #3) by Jacqueline Winspear | Review

In the third novel of this unique and masterly crime series, a deathbed plea from his wife leads Sir Cecil Lawton, KC, to seek the aid of Maisie Dobbs, psychologist and investigator. As Maisie soon learns, Agnes Lawton never accepted that her aviator son was killed in the Great War, …

The Beautiful Possible by Amy Gottlieb | Review

I’ve never read anything quite like this lyrical and infinitely wise novel. . . . If books could shimmer, this one would.—Elizabeth Berg, author of The Dream Lover Spanning seventy years and several continents, this enthralling novel tells the braided love story of three unforgettable characters. In 1946, Walter Westhaus, a …