New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2019 Historical Fiction

Posted August 28, 2019 by meezcarrie in Christian, historical, Most Anticipated Fall 2019, romance / 15 Comments


Hi friends! It’s time for a new season of new books! SO MANY GREAT BOOKS! Today we’re starting out with Fall 2019 Historical New Releases.

Here is the schedule of posts for the week so you can zero in on your fave genre!

Tuesday: Contemporary Fiction (non-Amish & non-suspense)
TODAY: Historical Fiction (non-Amish & non-suspense)
Thursday: Speculative/Youth
Friday: Mystery/Suspense
Saturday: Amish Fiction
Sunday: Non-Fiction

In my continued quest to streamline these posts and make them less overwhelming for me and for you, too (because, sweet mercy, that’s a lot of covers and links in one place lol) I’m only selecting a few I’m most giddy about to spotlight here and then I’ll also include a link to my Goodreads shelf with ALL the books I’m excited about for Fall. The shelves will stay up until the new year.

And… do you know how DIFFICULT it was for me to narrow this list down even this much???

spotlight on titles i’m most giddy about

ONCE UPON A DICKENS CHRISTMAS
(Once Upon a Dickens Christmas #1-3)
Michelle Griep
Shiloh Run / September 1, 2019

Includes the first two books in this series, as well as the new release “The Old Lace Shop”: Recently widowed Bella White is finally freed from the domination of the overbearing men in her life, but when she enters into a business partnership with the handsome Edmund Archer, she begins to wonder if marriage is worth a second chance.


DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH
(American Heiresses #2)
Jen Turano
Bethany House / September 3, 2019

As part of a bargain with her grandmother, Poppy Garrison accepts an unusual proposition to participate in the New York social season. Forced to travel to America to help his cousin find an heiress to wed, bachelor Reginald Blackburn is asked to give Poppy etiquette lessons, and he swiftly discovers he may be in for much more than he bargained for.


THE SPICE KING
(Hope and Glory #1)
Elizabeth Camden
Bethany House / September 3, 2019

Gray Delacroix has dedicated his life to building a successful global spice empire, but it has come at a cost. Tasked with gaining access to the private Delacroix plant collection, Smithsonian botanist Annabelle Larkin unwittingly steps into a web of dangerous political intrigue and will be forced to choose between her heart and her loyalty to her country.


MEMORIES OF GLASS
Melanie Dobson
Tyndale House / September 3, 2019

Reminiscent of Diane Ackerman’s The Zookeeper’s Wife, this stunning novel draws from true accounts to shine a light on a period of Holland’s darkest history and bravest heroes. Illuminating the story and strength of these women, award-winning author Melanie Dobson transports readers through time and place, from World War II Holland to contemporary Uganda, in this rich and inspiring novel.


AIMING FOR LOVE
(Brides of Hope Mountain #1)

Mary Connealy
Bethany House / October 1, 2019

Growing up in Colorado, Josephine Madson has been fascinated by but has shied away from the outside world–one she’s been raised to believe killed her parents. When Dave Warden, a rancher, shows up to their secret home with his wounded father, will Josephine and her sisters risk stepping into the world to help or remain separated but safe on Hope Mountain?


HOPE’S HIGHEST MOUNTAIN
(Hearts of Montana #1)

Misty M. Beller
Bethany House / October 1, 2019

On her way to deliver vaccines to a mining town in the Montana Territory, Ingrid Chastain never anticipated a terrible accident would leave her alone and badly injured in the wilderness. When rescue comes in the form of a mysterious mountain man, she’s hesitant to trust him, but the journey ahead will change their lives more than they could have known.


A DISTANCE TOO GRAND
(American Wonders Collection #1)

Regina Scott
Revell / October 1, 2019

When a spunky photographer wrangles her way onto an 1871 survey crew of the Grand Canyon she thinks nothing can stand in her way. But her mind changes when she finds out she’ll be working alongside the one man she doesn’t want to fall in love with.


LESSONS ON LOVE
Susanne Dietze, Rita Gerlach
Kathleen L. Maher, Carrie Fancett Pagels
Barbour / October 1, 2019

4 Teachers Find More Than They Bargained for in Their Contracts. Something Old, Something New by Kathleen L. Maher (New York, 1840s), Love in Any Language by Susanne Dietze (Kansas, 1870),  In Desperate Straits by Carrie Fancett Pagels (Mackinac Island, Michigan, 1894), A Song in the Night by Rita Gerlach (Virginia, 1904)


THE BRIGHT UNKNOWN
Elizabeth Byler Younts
Thomas Nelson / October 22, 2019

Two young friends embark upon an epic journey across 1940s middle America in search of answers, a family, and a place to call home. However, the world outside the only place they’ve ever known is not what they expect. They have no real names, no money, and no help—and they must rely upon the kindness of strangers as they walk and hitchhike from Pennsylvania to Michigan to find their last hope of a home. This heartbreaking journey, narrated in gorgeous prose, explores what it means to belong—and to scour the universe with fresh eyes for the brightness within.


THE TELEGRAPH PROPOSAL
(Montana Brides #3)
Gina Welborn & Becca Whitham
Zebra / October 29, 2019

With the help of the Archer Matrimonial Company, Yancey Palmer has finally put Hale Adams, the man she’s loved for ten years–sometimes not wisely or well–behind her. Hale has also engaged the services of the matrimonial agency. He’s so pleased with one lady, he requests that she join him in Helena to commence a sixty-day courtship. But instead, the Archer ladies arrive in town to reveal the true identities of both Hale’s and Yancey’s matches: each other. Can they look past their misunderstandings and hurt to see that they are still a perfect match?


SERVING UP LOVE
Tracie Peterson, Karen Witemeyer
Regina Jennings, Jen Turano
Bethany House / November 5, 2019

Bestselling novelist Tracie Peterson joins Karen Witemeyer, Regina Jennings, and Jen Turano in this collection of four novellas, each featuring a Harvey Girl heroine. From Kansas to Texas, the Grand Canyon to New Mexico, the stories cross the country with tales of sweet romance and entertaining history.


A PURSUIT OF HOME
(Haven Manor #3)

Kristi Ann Hunter
Bethany House / November 5, 2019

When she learns the family she thought dead might be alive and in danger, Jess Beuchene knows her secrets can only stay buried for so long. Desperation brings her to Derek Thornbury, an expert in history and artifacts, to help her decipher the clues in an old family diary. Will their search to uncover the truth of the past lead to a future together?


WHEN SILENCE SINGS
Sarah Loudin Thomas
Bethany House / November 5, 2019

After the rival McLean clan guns down his cousin, Colman Harpe chooses peace over seeking revenge with his family. But when he hears God tell him to preach to the McLeans, a failed attempt to run away leaves him sick and suffering in their territory. He soon learns that appearances can be deceiving, and the face of evil doesn’t look like he expected


MISLEADING MISS VERITY
(Regency Brides: Daughters of Aynsley #3)

Carolyn Miller
Kregel / November 19, 2019

Verity Hatherleigh has a mind of her own—but her actions do not impress her viscount papa. When she gets into one scrape too many, he sends her off to the wilds of Scotland to rethink her headstrong ways. Anthony Jardine relished his role as curate, but his new duties as laird of Dungally aren’t always to his liking. Though he thought his new inheritance would be a blessing, somehow he’s finding nothing but trouble on these estates. And the intelligent, compassionate, feisty lass who was sent to rusticate in his territory is one of the biggest problems.


WINGS LIKE A DOVE
Camille Eide
Ashberry Lane / December 1, 2019

Can the invisible walls that separate people ever come down? In 1933, Anna Leibowicz is convinced that the American dream that brought her Jewish family here from Poland is nothing but an illusion. When Anna stumbles upon a house full of orphan boys in rural Indiana who are in desperate need of a tutor and a cook, she agrees to postpone her journey. But she knows from the moment she meets their contemplative, deep-hearted caretaker, Thomas Chandler, that she doesn’t dare risk staying too long. She can’t afford to open her heart to them, to him. With the Klan presence in the town growing ever stronger and danger to this family increasing the longer she stays, Anna is torn between fleeing to keep them safe…and staying to fight beside them.


THE BRIDGE TO BELLE ISLAND
Julie Klassen
Bethany House / December 3, 2019

After a humiliating mistake, lawyer Benjamin Booker resolves to never again trust a beautiful woman. When an old friend is killed, the senior partner isn’t satisfied with Bow Street’s efforts and asks Benjamin to investigate. Eager to leave London for a while, Benjamin agrees. Evidence takes him to a remote island on the Thames, a world unto itself, shrouded in mist and mystery. Soon he finds himself falling for the main suspect—a woman who claims not to have left the island in ten years. But should he trust her?


THE MAJOR’S DAUGHTER
(Fort Reno #3)

Regina Jennings
Bethany House / December 3, 2019

Caroline Adams returns to Indian Territory craving adventure after tiring of society life. When she comes across swaggering outlaw Frisco Smith, his dreams to obtain a piece of property on the Unassigned Lands are very persuasive. When the gun sounds, they find themselves battling over a claim–and both dig in their heels.


ABOVE THE FOLD
Rachel Scott McDaniel
Lighthouse Pub. of the Carolinas / December 3, 2019

Confined behind a secretarial desk at her father’s struggling newspaper, Elissa Tillman longs for her father and the world to take her seriously—not just as a suffragette, but also as a full-fledged journalist. Cole Parker regrets the day he’d abandoned Pittsburgh to chase a high-profile journalism job in New York, but now he’s returned to the steel city to amend his mistakes and win back the woman he once spurned. The murder of a millionaire offers the perfect chance for Elissa to nab the headline and prove her skills. But there’s a catch. To get her story above the fold, she must compete for it. Her rival is none other than Cole Parker, the very man who shattered her heart.


MY GOODREADS SHELF (fall 2019 historical Fiction)


Books not on Goodreads yet

Westward Hope by Kathleen D. Bailey – September 2019
Nameless by Tamara Leigh – Fall 2019
Each Perfect Gift by Alicia G. Ruggieri – October 2019
The Forever Sky by Janalyn Voigt – December 2019
Above the Fold by Rachel Scott McDaniel – December 2019


my fave covers?

 

 

 

 


What about you? Which Fall 2019 Historical New Releases did you add from my Goodreads shelf to yours? Which covers are your favorites?

If you don’t see your book mentioned here or in my goodreads list, I apologize! It’s impossible to keep up with all the books LOL! Please feel free to leave your release info for Christian / clean fiction in the comments 🙂

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15 responses to “New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2019 Historical Fiction

  1. Caitlyn Santi

    Somehow I kept forgetting about Serving Up Love, thanks for the reminder, Carrie! I just added it to my GR wish list! Ooh, I am SOOOO excited for Above the Fold, and A Pursuit of Home (FINALLY we get Jess’s story! 😉)

  2. Kathleen L. Maher

    I could swoon that our collection Lessons on Love finds itself among such fine reads. I am particularly drawn to The Spice King and the new Misty Beller romance. What a great lineup! Thank you Carrie.

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