Books by Susanne Dunlap

Susanne Dunlap earned her PhD in Music History from Yale University, and has spent many years of her life teaching, writing about, and working in the world of music and opera. Currently a resident of Northampton, Massachusetts, Dunlap began writing histor


THE ACADÉMIE by Susanne Dunlap
Released: April 10, 2012

"Pass. (Historical romance. 12 & up)"
This peculiar hybrid of fact-checked historical fiction and breathless bodice-ripper chronicles the romantic flings of four teens in 1799 France. Read full book review >
IN THE SHADOW OF THE LAMP by Susanne Dunlap
BIOGRAPHY
Released: April 12, 2011

Wrongfully dismissed from her job as a parlor maid, 17-year-old Molly Fraser desperately needs work to help support her impoverished family, but though she's intelligent and hard-working, an illiterate servant girl fired for stealing has little hope of finding respectable employment in 1854 London. Read full book review >

ANASTASIA’S SECRET by Susanne Dunlap
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2010

What if Grand Duchess Anastasia had a secret lover among the guards who watched over the Romanovs? Read full book review >

THE MUSICIAN’S DAUGHTER by Susanne Dunlap
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Jan. 1, 2009

A 15-year-old living in 18th-century Vienna finds herself entwined in political intrigue when she boldly investigates her father's puzzling murder. Read full book review >

LISZT’S KISS by Susanne Dunlap
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 10, 2007

"A convincing grasp of Romantic period detail mostly compensates for occasionally clunky dialogue and forays into such bodice-ripping silliness as "his mouth closed over hers, not so much kissing as devouring her.""
Sparks fly when bohemians, aristocrats and those in-between collide in this latest historical novel with musical themes, from the author of Émilie's Voice (2005). Read full book review >
ÉMILIE’S VOICE by Susanne Dunlap
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 5, 2005

"The serpentine and confusing plot aside, musicologist Dunlap's first offers a vivid, entertaining panorama of the period. "
A young singer is ensnared by intrigue at the Sun King's court. Read full book review >