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Dead Wake by Erik Larson

On May 7, 1915, the great ocean liner Lusitania, was sunk by a German U-boat patrolling the waters off the coast of Great Britain.  Nearly 1200 passengers died (including 98 children), and the world was outraged at an attack on … Continue reading

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December 6 by Martin Cruz Smith

Harry Niles is an American who has spent nearly his entire life in Japan.  The son of missionaries, Harry grew up with Tokyo street kids and would have passed for Japanese if not for his gaijin looks. Fast forward to December … Continue reading

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The Color Of Lightning by Paulette Jiles

In 1863, a freed black man settles with his wife and three children on the plains of North Texas, only to have their dream turn into a nightmare. While Britt Johnson was away getting supplies, a violent Indian attack leaves … Continue reading

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