Fiction from Gundar-Goshen, Jenkins, and Winspear | Xpress Reviews

An auspicious entry on the English-language scene for Israeli author Gundar-Goshen; Jenkins’s sweetly enticing romance includes a good deal of historical detail; Winspear’s compelling series entry feels very timely in light of our current political climate

Hilary Mantel, Alexander McCall Smith, Ron Currie | Fiction Finds

An eerie and adult take on Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved Little Mermaid tale, a modern marriage tested by freedom, and Nazi war widows when the war is over.

Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes Are Dreaming Spies | RA Crossroads

Astute, precise, and elegant writing, great attention to time and place, and beautifully realized characters comprise King’s mystery series that is at once intelligent, reflective, and action filled (if not fast paced).