Audiobooks by Byrd, Haig, Manning, & O’Connell | Xpress Reviews

Romance fans won’t want to miss Byrd, an enjoyable listen from Haig, listeners of historical fiction and those interested in women’s rights will enjoy Manning’s title, O’Connell’s Kate Mallory book is excellently narrated by Barbara Rosenblat

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, September 6, 2013

Sweet success for Bodden’s self-published debut; Hussey’s page-turning hallelujah; food writer Leith serves a delectable scandal; Manning’s midwife survives in 19th-century New York City; and Tallis is in fine form in his latest chiller.

Historical Fiction: Back-to-School Reading for Grown-Ups | Wyatt’s World

A woman fights for her rights in 19th-century New York City; a horrific murder in Iceland, 1829, sends the accused to a remote farm; the Emerald city meets the Depression; Austen’s Darcy and Elizabeth are recast; a young slave’s narrative revives the journey of John Brown to Harpers Ferry