The Angel in the Glass by Alys Clare – New Title Tuesday

The New Title Tuesday pick this week is a mystery that involves medieval medicine, family secrets, and the historical conflict between the Catholic Church and the Protestant movement.  Throw in stained glass artistry and man's inhumanity to man and voila!  The Angel in the Glass a Gabriel Taverner Mystery by Alys Clare. Publisher’s Summary: 1604. When … Continue reading The Angel in the Glass by Alys Clare – New Title Tuesday

The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop – New Title Tuesday

This New Title Tuesday recommendation, The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop is a slow, simmering narrative that explores the tight grip of local corruption and systemic racism in a depression era small town in Jim Crow Louisiana. Publisher's Summary: “One of the finest writers of her generation” (Brad Watson), and author of three previously acclaimed novels, … Continue reading The Mercy Seat by Elizabeth H. Winthrop – New Title Tuesday

West by Carys Davies – New Title Tuesday

Carys Davies' debut novel West is as gripping as it is spare.  This spartan prose symbolizes and reflects the possessions and lives of the characters the author explores.  Cy Bellman, a grieving widower, strikes out with meager possessions and too little knowledge about his destination to locate the bones of an extinct giant creature.  He leaves … Continue reading West by Carys Davies – New Title Tuesday