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Posts Tagged: historical fiction

The Curator’s Daughter by Melanie Dobson

The Curator's Daughter by Melanie Dobson

In 1940, German archaeologist Hanna Tillich is forced to marry an SS officer and leave her work in the field, searching for artifacts that will bolster the Nazis’ prized theories of racial superiority. Consigned to a job in Nuremberg cataloging artworks being placed in storage, Hanna comes to realize the art comes from Jewish families… Read more »

The Paris Dressmaker by Kristy Cambron

The Paris Dressmaker by Kristy Cambron

When the Nazis occupy Paris, high-fashion dressmaker Lila de Laurent finds work designing gowns for the girlfriends of Nazi officers staying at the Hôtel Ritz – and finds much information to pass on to the resistance. The last thing she expects is to be thrust back into the company of her former love, René Trouliard,… Read more »

Tidewater Bride by Laura Frantz

Tidewater Bride by Laura Frantz

In Jamestown, Virginia, in 1634, Selah Hopewell is considered a spinster, but she doesn’t mind. She enjoys her work helping in her father’s store in the growing colony. She’s also responsible for settling a shipload of “tobacco brides,” young ladies sent from England to find husbands among the many bachelors. The most eligible bachelor, Alexander… Read more »

A Dance in Donegal by Jennifer Deibel

A Dance in Donegal by Jennifer Deibel

Reeling from her mother’s death, Moira Doherty decides to fulfill her mother’s last wish – for Moira to leave Boston and take a teaching job in Donegal, Ireland. Having grown up hearing her mother’s charming stories of the village of Ballymann, Moira agrees. There she meets an assortment of characters, warm Brid and merry Sinead… Read more »

Be Our Valentine Giveaway

Be Our Valentine Giveaway, February 8-14, 2021

Sweet treat for Valentine’s Day! I’m teaming up with some of my favorite authors to give away FIVE historical novels that will carry you away to other times and places! We’re giving away… The Orchard House by Heidi Chiavaroli The Curator’s Daughter by Melanie Dobson Night Bird Calling by Cathy Gohlke No Journey Too Far… Read more »

All Through the Night by Tara Johnson

As the Civil War is raging, Cadence Piper longs to help. She isn’t needed in her father’s shop. She isn’t needed at home. She is rejected as a nurse. But her sweet singing voice soothes the patients in the hospital in Washington, DC. The last thing Dr. Joshua Ivy wants in his hospital is a… Read more »

The Mulberry Leaf Whispers by Linda Thompson

The Mulberry Leaf Whispers by Linda Thompson

1942 – Japanese naval officer Matsuura Akira is on guard at sea when the ships of the famous Doolittle raid pass by. His ship sunk by the Americans, Akira is the only survivor. Akira’s father has impressed on him the deep shame of being captured, so Akira tries to take his own life – but… Read more »

Things We Didn’t Say by Amy Lynn Green

Things We Didn't Say by Amy Lynn Green

Linguistics expert Johanna Berglund is strong-willed – and the last thing she wants is to leave her university life for her small Minnesota hometown. But her strong will is bent by strong-armed tactics, and she ends up working as a translator at a POW camp for German soldiers in that same small town. Her neighbors… Read more »

The London Restoration by Rachel McMillan

The London Restoration by Rachel McMillan

World War II may be over, but for Brent and Diana Somerville, the journey is just beginning. Newlyweds when Brent was sent to be a medic in the British Army, now they have to learn each other all over again. And both are carrying secrets. During the war, Diana broke codes at Bletchley Park, a… Read more »

A Wing and a Prayer by Julie Lessman

A Wing and a Prayer by Julie Lessman

Orphan Gabriella (don’t dare call her that!) “Gabe” O’Connor has grown up with the loving, boisterous O’Connor family, but at her heart she’s still a streetwise, heartbroken little girl. When the US enters World War II, Gabe decides to put her piloting skills to use in the WASPs. But her trouble-making tendencies get in her… Read more »