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  2. We'll Never Tell Them

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  1. The Eighth Arrow

    October 26, 2018 4:24 pm Leave a Comment

    Condemned to burn in the eighth circle of Dante’s Hell, Odysseus, legendary thief and liar of Homer’s Odyssey and Iliad, decides he is going to break out. His adventure begins with a prayer to Athena Parthenos, who appears to him bearing gifts: his armor, his famous bow, a mysterious leather… Read more »

    Tags: adventure Europe myth poetry Young Adult

  2. A Bloody Habit

    July 10, 2018 12:43 am 3 Comments

    It is 1900, the dawn of a new century. Even as the old Queen’s health fails, Victorian Britain stands monumental and strong upon a mountain of technological, scientific, and intellectual progress. For John Kemp, a straight-forward, unimaginative London lawyer, life seems reassuringly predictable yet forward-leaning, that is, until a foray… Read more »

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  3. The Vanishing Woman - cover

    The Vanishing Woman

    March 16, 2018 3:16 pm Leave a Comment

    In this next book in the mystery series by the popular British author, Fr. Gabriel has been sent by his Abbot to assist at a church in a small town where the parish priest, Fr. Foley, is recovering from a heart attack. Enid Jennings is the most hated woman in… Read more »

    Tags: detective fiction England Europe Father Gabriel monks mystery religion

  4. The Flying Inn

    June 28, 2017 5:52 am 2 Comments

    The beloved G.K. Chesterton presents a well-crafted and joyous work of political fantasy about a small group of rebels who rail against the government’s attempt to impose prohibition in England. Humphrey Pump, a pub owner, accompanied by Captain Patrick Dalroy, a flamboyant giant with a tendency to burst into song,… Read more »

    Tags: adventure England Europe G.K. Chesterton humor politics

  5. The Sleeping Witness

    February 15, 2017 12:32 am 2 Comments

    In this unusual murder mystery, the tranquility of Saint Mary’s Abbey is shattered by the discovery of a gruesome crime in a cottage on the abbey grounds. A foreign artist and war hero seeking refuge from the world has been murdered. Marie Paige, the frail, sickly wife of the village… Read more »

    Tags: detective fiction ebooks England Europe Father Gabriel monks mystery religion

  6. General Escobar’s War

    November 15, 2016 2:01 am Leave a Comment

    “The best Spanish novel about the Spanish Civil War.” — Álvaro Mutis, Author, The Adventures and Misadventures of Maqroll, winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature   Winner of Spain’s prestigious Planeta Prize for fiction, this historical novel takes the form of an imagined diary by General Antonio Escobar,… Read more »

    Tags: Europe historical fiction history Spanish Civil War war

  7. Barely a Crime

    March 7, 2016 6:29 pm 2 Comments

    In this gripping thriller, two men from the Northern Irish underworld are recruited by an enigmatic stranger for a shadowy operation. Promising to make them very rich without involving them in theft or murder, the job seems too good to be true; in fact, it seems to be barely a… Read more »

    Tags: Europe Ireland mystery thriller

  8. We'll Never Tell Them

    We’ll Never Tell Them

    July 28, 2015 8:13 pm 1 Comment

    Kristjana, a nurse in England, flees twenty-first-century London in order to avoid a decision about her future. While attending a dying man in a Jerusalem hospital, she escapes into another woman’s past and discovers there the courage to embrace her own destiny. Through his vivid storytelling, Kristjana’s cancer patient, Leo… Read more »

    Tags: ebooks England Europe history romance World War I

  9. The Wife of Pilate

    March 5, 2015 1:23 am Leave a Comment

    These three novellas from the acclaimed German writer Gertrud von le Fort, newly translated for the first time into English for this volume, are from her later works of historical fiction, in which she displays her mastery as a dramatist of ideas. The Wife of Pilate imagines the slow, arduous… Read more »

    Tags: Europe historical fiction history saints science

  10. Rose Trabbic

    I recently read a novel by an author I knew nothing about: Shadows and Images by Meriol Trevor. Meriol Trevor lived from 1919–2000. She was educated at St. Hugh’s College in Oxford. It turns out that she was one of the most prolific Catholic writers of the twentieth century, writing… Read more »

    Tags: Europe historical fiction Jane Austen John Henry Newman Louis de Wohl love Meriol Trevor Oxford Movement Regency novels