Books by Catherine M. Rae

MARIKE’S WORLD by Catherine M. Rae
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2000

"Less a novel than a catalogue of interesting events."
Another period piece set in Manhattan from the prolific Rae (Sunlight on a Broken Column, 1997, etc.), this time following Dutch-American Marike from the American Revolution through George Washington's inauguration. Read full book review >
SUNLIGHT ON A BROKEN COLUMN by Catherine M. Rae
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 13, 1997

"Still, Rae is as firmly in her Manhattan-past niche as Stephen Birmingham."
Another of Rae's light chillers (The Hidden Cove, 1995, etc.) set in a turn-of-the-century Manhattan of gilded turrets and grimy tenements: a tale of both staid and messy romances featuring ladies naughty and nice—and a doomed man with a sad secret. Read full book review >
THE HIDDEN COVE by Catherine M. Rae
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 1, 1995

"Beautiful, intrepid Emily is a fine Hibbert-style heroine."
Admirers of the romantic suspense novels by the late Eleanor Hibbert (a.k.a. Read full book review >
FLIGHT FROM FIFTH AVENUE by Catherine M. Rae
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 24, 1995

"It appears the author decided to rest on her oars this time."
Rae's latest, the tale of a lass who breaks free from her gilded mansard, lacks the sense of closeted nastiness that gives Rae's novels (The Ship's Clock, 1993, etc.) their spine. Read full book review >
THE SHIP'S CLOCK by Catherine M. Rae
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 10, 1993

"Rae's Gotham-in-transition is a stimulating yet comfortable place: an engaging, leisurely tale with a gently prickling mystery."
The chronicle of a family tyrannized by a fierce father with a terrible secret—in another of Rae's appealing and intriguing family tales (Afterward, 1992; Sarah Cobb, 1990, etc.) set in old New York, here from 1812 to 1885. Read full book review >
AFTERWARD by Catherine M. Rae
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 11, 1992

"A congenial narration, pleasant ambiance, and a satisfying mystery."
Rae's cozy tales of buried scandals and genteel survival tactics, set in the (usually comfortably well-off) Manhattan of several decades ago (Sarah Cobb, 1990; Julia's Story, 1989, etc.), are becoming tighter, livelier, and, in short, better and better. Read full book review >