The Paris Hours

28 May 2020 | By Alex George | Filed in: 20th century.

One day in the City of Lights One night in search of lost time n nParis between the wars teems with artists, writers, and musicians, a glittering crucible of genius But amidst the dazzling creativity of the city s most famous citizens, four regular people are each searching for something they ve l

The Price of Paradise

28 May 2020 | By Susana López Rubio | Filed in: 20th century.

In a city as corrupt as it was luxurious, those who dared to dream were bound to pay the price n nHavana, Cuba, 1947 Young Patricio flees impoverished Spain and steps into the sultry island paradise of Havana with only the clothes on his back and half baked dreams of a better life Blessed with good

In a Field of Blue

28 May 2020 | By Gemma Liviero | Filed in: 20th century.

From the bestselling author of The Road Beyond Ruin comes a novel about a family torn apart by grief and secrets, then pulled back together by hope in the wake of World War I n nEngland 1922 It s been four years since Rudy s brother Edgar went missing in war torn France Still deep in mourning and g

The Girls with No Names

28 May 2020 | By Serena Burdick | Filed in: 20th century.

The Girls with No Names pulls readers into the gilded age of New York City in the 1910s, when suffragettes marched in the street, unions fought for better work conditions and girls were confined to the House of Mercy for daring to break the rules n nNot far from Luella and Effie Tildon s large famil

The Secret Messenger

28 May 2020 | By Mandy Robotham | Filed in: 20th century.

The highly awaited new novel from the internationally bestselling author of The German Midwife also published as A Woman of War.Venice, 1943The world is at war, and Stella Jilani is leading a double life By day she works in the lion s den as a typist for the Reich by night, she risks her life as

Three Hours in Paris

28 May 2020 | By Cara Black | Filed in: 20th century.

In June of 1940, when Paris fell to the Nazis, Hitler spent a total of three hours in the City of Light abruptly leaving, never to return To this day, no one knows why The New York Times bestselling author of the Aim e Leduc investigations reimagines history in her masterful, pulse pounding spy th

My Name is Eva

28 May 2020 | By Suzanne Goldring | Filed in: 20th century.

You can pay a terrible price for keeping a promise Evelyn Taylor Clarke sits in her chair at Forest Lawns Care Home in the heart of the English countryside, surrounded by residents with minds not as sharp as hers It would be easy to dismiss Evelyn as a muddled old woman, but her lipstick is appli

The Long Path Home

28 May 2020 | By Ellen Lindseth | Filed in: 20th century.

A young woman on the run finds a second chance in World War II Italy in a thrilling novel of love, intrigue, and redemption by the author of A Girl Divided n n1944, Chicago From desperate small town teen to star of the burlesque circuit, Violet Ernte has survived tough choices and than one rein

Lady Clementine

28 May 2020 | By Marie Benedict | Filed in: 20th century.

New from Marie Benedict, the New York Times bestselling author of The Only Woman in the Room An incredible novel that focuses on one of the people who had the most influence during World War I and World War II Clementine Churchill n nIn 1909, Clementine Churchill steps off a train with her new hus

Spy

28 May 2020 | By Danielle Steel | Filed in: 20th century.

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A young woman is caught up in a dangerous double life on behalf of her country during World War II in Danielle Steel s thrilling new novel n nAt eighteen, Alexandra Wickham is presented to King George V and Queen Mary in an exquisite white lace and satin dress her mother h

A Case of Blackmail in Belgravia (Freddy Pilkington-Soames Adventures #1)

28 May 2020 | By Clara Benson | Filed in: 20th century.

It s 1929, and Ticky Maltravers is the toast of London high society, adored by everyone or so it seems, until somebody poisons him over dinner Now it turns out that numerous people with secrets to hide had every reason to wish him dead But which of them murdered him For Freddy Pilkington Soames,

Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

28 May 2020 | By Laura Spinney | Filed in: 20th century.

With a death toll of between 50 and 100 million people and a global reach, the Spanish flu of 1918 1920 was the greatest human disaster, not only of the twentieth century, but possibly in all of recorded history And yet, in our popular conception it exists largely as a footnote to World War I.In Pa