Mrs. Adams in Winter

Now in paperback: Michael O'Brien's fascinating chronicle of a first lady's journey across Europe as an escaped Napoleon makes a renewed bid for power. Our reviewer, Max Byrd, called it "an irresistible adventure story and a brilliant portrait of Louisa Adams [wife of John Quincy Adams, our 6th president] that ought to rescue her for good from half exotic obscurity."


Read the full text of Max Byrd's review.

April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysely Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.