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Posts Tagged: historical fiction

Set the Stars Alight by Amanda Dykes

Set the Stars Alight by Amanda Dykes

In modern times, Lucy Clairmont and Dash Greene grow up together in England, inseparable friends, united over a love of books and of Lucy’s father’s storytelling. But when they grow up, they grow apart, Dash pursuing a career in forensic astronomy in his native America and Lucy chasing after her late father’s most elusive tale,… Read more »

The White Rose Resists by Amanda Barratt

The White Rose by Amanda Barratt

When Anneliese Brandt comes to Munich in 1942, her only purpose is to have one year of relative freedom, studying at the university until she has to marry the man picked out for her by her father, an officer in the SS. Resistance was rare in Nazi Germany and ruthlessly put down, and although Anneliese… Read more »

Veiled in Smoke by Jocelyn Green

Sisters Meg and Sylvie Townsend would be perfectly happy running the family bookstore in Chicago if only their father were his old self. Stephen Townsend came home from the Civil War a changed man, forever pacing the roof and creating a mock-up of the Andersonville prison camp. Meg does what she can to make him… Read more »

The Thief of Lanwyn Manor by Sarah E. Ladd

The Thief of Lanwyn Manor by Sarah E. Ladd

Julia Twewethey journeys to Lanwyn Manor in Cornwall to aid her cousin, confined to bed for her pregnancy. But when Julia arrives, she’s held up at the local inn, only to be rescued by the gallant Isaac Blake. Isaac and his twin brother, Matthew, run their late father’s copper mine. Although Matthew inherited the mine… Read more »

Three Little Things, by Patti Stockdale

Three Little Things, by Patti Stockdale

As America enters into the Great War in 1917, Hattie Waltz has her hands full with the Knitting Brigade. When she gets roped into singing for the departing soldiers at the train station, she never dreams she’ll attract the attention of two men. Unfortunately, one is Arno Kreger, a childhood friend now known for brawling…. Read more »

The Major’s Daughter by Regina Jennings

Caroline Adams knows two things – she wasn’t cut out for high society after all and she’s tired of living under her father’s roof at Fort Reno. The 1889 Land Run in Oklahoma gives her a chance to make it on her own, perhaps opening a boardinghouse for weary travelers. Shaking off his roguish past,… Read more »

Above the Fold, by Rachel Scott McDaniel

In 1922, Elissa Tillman is tired of serving as a secretary at her father’s newspaper, the Pittsburgh Review, and she’s tired of only having articles published under a male pen name. Finally, she believes she has a crack at a big scoop – until she discovers her father has hired a new reporter and assigned… Read more »

Wings Like a Dove, by Camille Eide

Wings Like a Dove, by Camille Eide

In 1933, Polish Jew Anna Leibowicz has found refuge in New York City. But when she becomes pregnant, her mother’s shame leads Anna to run away in search of their long-lost father, rumored to be living in Chicago. Soon she’s penniless and hungry and stranded in Indiana. Anna stumbles upon six orphaned boys who have… Read more »

The Painted Castle by Kristy Cambron

In 1843, Elizabeth Meade’s mother arranges her marriage to the handsome Viscount Huxley.of Parham Hill Estate. However, she recognizes her fiancé immediately – ten years earlier she’d sketched the man’s countenance moments before he murdered her father. Is this her chance for revenge? In 1944, young widow Amelia Woods is appalled when swaggering Yankee flyboys… Read more »

Where the Fire Falls, by Karen Barnett – and Book Giveaway!

Where the Fire Falls, by Karen Barnett

In 1929, up-and-coming artist Olivia Rutherford is sent to Yosemite to paint watercolors for Scenic Magazine. After spending years cultivating her image as an avant-garde flapper, the last thing Olivia wants is to return to the national park where she grew up as poor Liv Rudd, daughter of an infamous murderer. Driven out of the… Read more »