Category Archives: Berkley Trade

Review: Grand Central: Original Stories of Postwar Love and Reunion

Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: Berkley Trade (July 1, 2014) ISBN: 0425272028 Source: Publisher The end of World War II was a pivotal time in our nation’s history.  Despite the struggle and loss brought on by the War, change was in the air, amid feelings of uncertainty intermingled with hope.  New York City’s Grand Central station […]

Review: The Island of Doves by Kelly O’Connor McNees

Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Berkley Trade (April 1, 2014) ISBN-10: 0425264580 Source: Publisher Susannah Fraser was promised a happy life with her husband, living in one of Buffalo’s finest homes. Instead, her home is a prison filled with physical and mental abuse. While all of her material needs are met, the life she is leading is a mere shadow […]

Mini-Review: The Good Daughter by Jane Porter

Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Berkley Trade; 1 edition (February 5, 2013) ISBN-10: 0425253422 Source: Publisher Kit Brennan has always been a good girl, the good daughter, as far as her family is concerned. She’s teacher at a Catholic school, attends Mass every weekend, and wants to go the traditional route as far as marriage and having children are concerned. […]

Review: Fonduing Fathers by Julie Hyzy

Mass Market Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Berkley (December 31, 2012) ISBN-10: 0425251810 Source: Kaye Publicity White House executive chef Olivia Paras grew up believing her father was a hero, yet during a recent visit to her mother she learns otherwise. Not only was he dishonorably discharged from the army, after his murder evidence was found, […]

Review: The Good Woman by Jane Porter

Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: Berkley Trade; Original edition (September 4, 2012) ISBN-10: 042525300 Source: Publisher Meg Brennan Roberts is a successful publicist for a local winery. The oldest child in an Irish-American family, she’s always been the level-headed, sensible, and yes, somewhat boring child. One would think that her successful life as a working woman, […]