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Spotlight: Illusions of Magic

  Illusions of Magic: Love and Intrigue in 1933 Chicago by J.B. Rivard Publication Date: April 17, 2016 eBook; 233 Pages ASIN: B01EGSC8N8 Genre: Historical Fiction/Mystery READ AN EXCERPT. The withering of vaudeville was bad enough in 1933. Because of the Great Depression, bookings for stage magician Nick Zetner disappeared. With his marriage cracking under… Continue reading Spotlight: Illusions of Magic

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Forgotten Room

From the back of the book: 1945: When the critically wounded Captain Cooper Ravenal is brought to a private hospital on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, young Dr. Kate Schuyler is drawn into a complex mystery that connects three generations of women in her family to a single extraordinary room in a Gilded Age mansion. Who is… Continue reading Book Review: The Forgotten Room

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Marlene: Are Novel of Marlene Dietrich Now Available in Paperback

​ Just in time for the holidays C.W. Gortner’s book Marlene: A Novel of Marlene Dietrich is available on paperback. Paperback Release Date: December 13, 2016 William Morrow, Harper Collins ISBN: 9780062406071; 432 Pages Genre: Historical Fiction/Contemporary Women/Biographical Marlene Dietrich’s femme fatale persona defined her, but behind the glitz of 1930s Hollywood was a remarkably modern… Continue reading Marlene: Are Novel of Marlene Dietrich Now Available in Paperback

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The Cancellation of Good Girls Revolt and The Diversity Crater It Left

As you may have guessed from reading this blog, I love historical fiction. So when Amazon Streaming released the new series Good Girls Revolt I watched episode one then quickly moved on to episode two and before I know it, it was two days later and I was lamenting the end of season one. Based… Continue reading The Cancellation of Good Girls Revolt and The Diversity Crater It Left