Cover: The General's Cook

Review: The General’s Cook

Review: The General’s Cook by Ramin Ganeshram Arcade Publishing, 2018.  Hardcover, 400 pages. Opening in 1793 Philadelphia, this novel follows President Geroge Washingotn’s chef, the slave Hercules.  Despite being a slave, Hercules is given many freedoms and commands his kitchen like the former general did his battlefields.  When a day’s work was done, Hercules could…

Cover: Only Woman in the Room

Review: The Only Woman in the Room

The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict Sourcebook Landmark, 2019.  Hardcover, 256 pages. Opening in Vienna, readers are greated to actress Hedy Kiesler performing on stage.  However, soon readers are taken into the personal live of the actress later knows to the world as Hedy Lamarr.  It’s an era of rising anti-semitism and…