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Beverly Swerling

3.88 of 5 Votes: 3
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Books by Beverly Swerling
Bristol House (2013)
3.5 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This book was amazing. It was interesting and complex and made me want to do nothing but listen to it. I like that Mr. Famous Guy isn't a jerk - he's a genuine nice person who believes in Annie and wants to help her, and his mother is great too. I enjoyed the Jewish connections t...
Tempelcode (2013)
3.5 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: This is a great book. I loved how Swerling moved from the present day back to Tudor England. The story presented from each perspective was very interesting. There was a great deal of drama shown during each era. The main characters were well-rounded, the pace brisk and the overal...
City of God: A Novel of Passion and Wonder in Old New York (2004)
4.13 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Mmmm... I give this book the stars for the historical context. I love this period in American history, and found the historical portions of this book fascinating. The characters were flat- I didn't connect with them or care about them- and the plot was slow, which is painful for ...
City of Promise: A Novel of New York's Gilded Age (2011)
3.92 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I'd already read one one Swerling's books and enjoyed the historical fiction so I thought I'd check out more. This book was great. It captivated me from the start. The characters are actually descendants from City of Dreams. The book is set in the late 1700s as Manhattan is m...
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