Last week, three historical novels released, spanning the centuries. Jocelyn Green’s A Refuge Assured starts in the French Revolution, Kristy Cambron’s The Lost Castle is a “time-slip” novel with story lines during the French Revolution, in France leading up to D-day in World War II, and in modern times. And my The Sea Before Us… Read more »
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Perhaps you’ve done one of these things… Agreed to do something you’re not good at just to please others. Taken on a hobby or activity you hate because your friends are doing it. Felt empty and unfulfilled because you’re not doing what you’re meant to do. In Free to Lean: Making Peace with Your Lopsided… Read more »
In 1719, midwife Julianne Chevalier is wrongfully convicted of murder, branded for her crime, and sentenced to life in Paris’s bleak prisons. When she is offered the choice of exile in the colony of Louisiana, she leaps at the opportunity, especially since her brother Benjamin serves as a soldier in New Orleans. However, her freedom… Read more »
What’s a Southern girl to do when she harbors abolitionist views? In Spy of Richmond by Jocelyn Green, Sophie Kent, daughter of a slave-holding Confederate officer, lives in Richmond, Virginia during the Civil War. Moved by the plight of Union soldiers imprisoned in Richmond’s Libby Prison, Sophie and her slave, Daphne, bring food to the… Read more »
***LATE ENTRY*** I just received a THIRD copy of Yankee in Atlanta in the mail – so I’m giving away two copies! I’m so excited about all the interest in Jocelyn Green‘s Yankee in Atlanta (which I loved!). You can read my review here. There were 49 entries on my blog and on Goodreads!! Using a random number generator, the winners… Read more »
Caitlin McKae has disguised herself as a man to fight for the Union, but when she’s injured in battle, she ends up in Atlanta – believed to be a Confederate hero. Concealing her Yankee identity is vital to her survival. German immigrant Noah Becker feels compelled to fight for the Confederacy, and hires Caitlin to… Read more »
To celebrate the release of Jocelyn Green’s Widow of Gettysburg (see my feature here), I’m giving away the first novel in her Heroines Behind the Lines series, Wedded to War. Thanks to everyone who commented and entered. And the winner is…Megan Fitzpatrick! Megan, thanks for leaving your email. I’ll contact you for your mailing address.
In 2006, my family visited Gettysburg. A sobering, fascinating day. This battle stands as one of the most famous in American history for sheer scope and tragedy, but also because it changed the course of the Civil War and of the nation. When the battle descended on the small town in Pennsylvania, civilians were trapped…. Read more »
Nothing says New Year’s like a list! Here are my favorite fiction reads from 2012 in alphabetical order. It’s hard enough to pick only ten, much less rank them. Sadly, many lovely novels taunt me from my to-be-read pile. Be Still My Soul by Joanne Bischof: A moving debut! More than just a love story,… Read more »
Thank you to everyone who left a comment on my feature of Jocelyn Green’s fabulous Wedded to War. My random number generator picked…Rachel Pudelek! Rachel, I have your new address already. I’ll send that to Jocelyn, so she can mail you the signed copy. Congratulations!