Tag Archives: early 1900’s

Number Seventeen – A London Mystery

Book Review : Number 17 By Louis Tracy Spoiler Alert! Summary   While leaving the opera a young writer, Frank Theydon, can’t help but notice an enchanting young woman leaving with her father. Later that night Frank is surprised when he … Continue reading

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“Outrun The Moon” – The Value Of An Education

Book Review : Outrun The Moon By Stacey Lee Spoiler Alert! Summary San Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty in Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls is her best hope. Although St. … Continue reading

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Lady Cop Makes Trouble – Is The Trouble For The Criminals Or The Police?

Book Review : Lady Cop Makes Trouble A Kopp Sisters Novel By Amy Stewart Spoiler Alert! Summary After besting (and arresting) a ruthless silk factory owner and his gang of thugs in Girl Waits with Gun, Constance Kopp became one of the … Continue reading

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Girl Waits With Gun – Based On True Events!

Book Review : Girl Waits With Gun Kopp Sisters #1 By Amy Stewart Spoiler Alert! Summary Constance Kopp doesn’t quite fit the mold. She towers over most men, has no interest in marriage or domestic affairs, and has been isolated from … Continue reading

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“A Lesson In Secrets” – Historical Fiction Has a Broader Perspective Than a Textbook

Book Review : A Lesson In Secrets, A Maisi Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear The Maisie Dobbs novels span from the end of WWI to the cusp of WWII in the most recent addition, A Lesson In Secrets. I have … Continue reading

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