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Novels

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  2. The Innocents and Other Stories cover
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  4. Bartolome de las Casas cover
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Articles

  1. See No Evil cover

    See No Evil

    December 16, 2019 3:46 am Leave a Comment

    In this third title in the Father Gabriel Mystery series, the detective priest is less than pleased to find himself the reluctant guest at a wealthy local family’s Christmas party. Only the excellent — and probably black market — food softens the horror of meeting the odious Victor Gladstone, veteran… Read more »

    Tags: England Europe Father Gabriel mystery World War II

  2. The Innocents and Other Stories cover

    The Innocents and Other Stories

    December 16, 2019 3:37 am Leave a Comment

    Newly translated into English for the first time, these four novellas from the acclaimed German writer Gertrud von le Fort are from her later works of historical fiction. Ominous and mysterious, these page-turning stories bring to life momentous chapters in from the past. The Innocents, set in Germany after the… Read more »

    Tags: Europe historical fiction short stories World War II

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    A Most Dangerous Innocence

    December 16, 2019 3:35 am Leave a Comment

    It is 1940, the time of the Phoney War. Britain stands alone with German invaders waiting across the Channel and an anxious population preparing for the bloody battle ahead. In an isolated girls’ boarding school, sixteen-year-old Judy Randall watches the coming of war with a mixture of fascination and fear…. Read more »

    Tags: England Europe historical fiction World War II Young Adult

  4. Bartolome de las Casas cover

    Bartolomé de las Casas

    December 16, 2019 3:29 am Leave a Comment

    Bartolomé de las Casas is the most polemical figure in the great event that was the discovery and conquest of America. To some, because of his devotion to the defense of the rights of the natives, he is the apostle of the Indians; to others, because of his passionate denunciation… Read more »

    Tags: adventure America Europe historical fiction South America

  5. 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

  6. 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 »

    Tags: adventure dracula England Europe horror murder mystery religion

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    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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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