Dial up the wayback machine for journeys through the past in these new stories. In Vanessa and her Sister, author Priya Parmar tells a tale based on lives of painter Vanessa Bell and her sister Virginia Wolf. In Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule, author Jennfier Chiaverini imagines the inner life of Julia Grant, the Civil War general’s wife and later First Lady, who grappled with a profound and complex relationship with a slave who was her namesake. In The siege Winter, Ariana Franklin takes readers to medieval Britain, where, In the midst of the chaotic war of the roses, a serial killer is on the loose.
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