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Freedom's Detective cover

The nonfiction love continues with Publishers Weekly’s *starred review for Freedom’s Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America’s First War on Terror [Apr. 9, Hanover Square]. Author Charles Lane, a Washington Post editorial board member and op-ed columnist, tells the untold story of the Reconstruction-era U.S. Secret Service and their battle against the Ku Klux Klan, through the career of its controversial chief, Hiram C. Whitley. (read more…)

African Samurai cover

Library Journal is raving about African Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke, a Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan by Thomas Lockley and Geoffrey Girard [4/30, Hanover Square]. The book chronicles the remarkable life of history’s first foreign-born samurai and his astonishing journey from Northern Africa to the heights of Japanese society. Says LJ in their starred review: “This fact-checked portrait of an often-mythologized warrior with manga and anime variations is (read more…)

March LibraryReads

  ALL the fireworks and champagne for Park Row authors Annie Ward (Beautiful Bad) and Phaedra Patrick (The Library of Lost and Found)–and to the public librarians across the nation who loved and voted these books for the March 2019 LibraryReads List! And if you haven’t yet had a chance to preview these amazing books, have no fear. Catch the e-galleys while they’re still available to request on Netgalley:    request: (read more…)

Emily’s perfect life is shattered when her daughter, Leah, disappears while on the lake behind their home. I’ll Be Watching You [MIRA, March 2019], follows Emily as she pieces together the circumstances of Leah’s last days and discovers evil she is determined to expose. Library Journal praises the book in their starred review: “[A] combination of nightmare and mystery… Readers will be rapt as they race to discover the culprit, (read more…)

The Rose [MIRA Books, April 2019] follows college grad and escort agency madame Lia and irresistibly handsome August as they discover the secrets of the kylix – a priceless artifact from Greek mythology that brings the owner’s deepest sexual fantasies to life… “An otherworldly, titillating endeavor. Highly recommended for fans of the author and for readers seeking luscious erotica with more than a touch of magical realism.” – Library Journal, starred review  The Rose is currently available for request on Netgalley. (read more…)