The Spirit Photographer by Jon Michael Varese

  Synopsis:  Boston, 1870. Photographer Edward Moody runs a booming business capturing the images of the spirits of the departed in his portraits. He lures grieving widows and mourning mothers into his studio with promises of catching the ghosts of their deceased loved ones with his camera. Despite the whispers around town that Moody is … Continue reading The Spirit Photographer by Jon Michael Varese

Review: The Somnambulist and the Psychic Thief by Lisa Tuttle

Synopsis: Should you find yourself in need of a discreet investigation into any sort of mystery, crime or puzzling circumstances, think of Jesperson and Lane . For several years Miss Lane was companion, amanuensis, collaborator and friend to the lady known to the Psychical Society only as Miss X - until she discovered that Miss … Continue reading Review: The Somnambulist and the Psychic Thief by Lisa Tuttle

Review: At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier

Synopsis: From internationally bestselling author Tracy Chevalier, a riveting drama of a pioneer family on the American frontier 1838: James and Sadie Goodenough have settled where their wagon got stuck – in the muddy, stagnant swamps of northwest Ohio. They and their five children work relentlessly to tame their patch of land, buying saplings from … Continue reading Review: At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier