Category: historical

Book Review: Because I Could Not Stop for Death by Amanda Flower

Book Review: Because I Could Not Stop for Death by Amanda Flower

Posted September 24, 2022 / 2 Comments

BECAUSE I COULD NOT STOP FOR DEATH by Amanda Flower SERIES: An Emily Dickinson Mystery #1 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: September 20, 2022 PAGES: 334 Emily Dickinson and her housemaid, Willa Noble, realize there is nothing poetic about murder in this first book in an all-new […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jennifer Moore & Healing Hazel

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Jennifer Moore & Healing Hazel

Posted September 24, 2022 / 13 Comments

Welcome to the Blog + Review Tour for Healing Hazel by Jennifer Moore, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m honored to have Jennifer on the blog today to chat about her new book! HEALING HAZEL by Jennifer Moore SERIES: The Blue Orchid Society #3 GENRE: Historical/Victorian Romance (Clean & Wholesome) […]


First Line Friday (week 308): The Bachelor and the Bride

First Line Friday (week 308): The Bachelor and the Bride

Posted September 22, 2022 / 8 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of The Bachelor and the Bride by Sarah M. Eden – the Dread Penny Society series is […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Kimberley Woodhouse & A Gem of Truth

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Kimberley Woodhouse & A Gem of Truth

Posted September 21, 2022 / 17 Comments

I’m so delighted to welcome my beautiful author friend Kimberley Woodhouse to the blog today to chat about her new historical romance, A Gem of Truth! Kimberley Woodhouse is an award–winning, bestselling author of more than thirty fiction and nonfiction books including THE HEART OF ALASKA series and THE TREASURES […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kate Parker & Deadly Rescue

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kate Parker & Deadly Rescue

Posted September 20, 2022 / 17 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Kate Parker to the blog today to share a fascinating glimpse at history and how it relates to her new historical cozy mystery, Deadly Rescue! DEADLY RESCUE by Kate Parker SERIES: Deadly #9 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: JDP Press RELEASE DATE: September 20, 2022 […]


Book Review (and a Free Book!): Beyond Courage by Heather Tabers

Book Review (and a Free Book!): Beyond Courage by Heather Tabers

Posted September 19, 2022 / 2 Comments

BEYOND COURAGE by Heather Tabers GENRE: Inspirational Dual Timeline Short Story RELEASE DATE: Available for free with newsletter sign-up Two military wives, sixty years apart, raise sons who grow up to be soldiers, like their fathers. How can one little note bring these two women together on a quest to […]


Book Review: An Autumn Kiss by Laura Rollins, Annette Lyon & Lisa H. Catmull

Book Review: An Autumn Kiss by Laura Rollins, Annette Lyon & Lisa H. Catmull

Posted September 15, 2022 / 1 Comment

AN AUTUMN KISS by Laura Rollins, Annette Lyon & Lisa . Catmull SERIES: Timeless Victorian Collection #7 GENRE: Historical/Victorian Romance (clean & wholesome) PUBLISHER: Mirror Press RELEASE DATE: September 20, 2022 PAGES: 275 An Autumn Kiss is the seventh book in the Timeless Victorian Collection, a bestselling anthology series from […]


Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles that Take Us Over The River

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles that Take Us Over The River

Posted September 13, 2022 / 15 Comments

Happy Tuesday, reading friends! Today’s theme for Top Ten Tuesday is “Books with Geographical Terms in the Title”, submitted by Lisa over at Hopewell. I decided to look at titles that take us over the river, so to speak. Do you like to go canoeing or swimming in a river? […]


2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

2022 ACFW Carol Award Winners

Posted September 11, 2022 / 5 Comments

Hello dear readers! Book award season is upon us and I’m so delighted today to present to you the 2022 ACFW Carol Award winners & finalists! While I took a break from doing my annual interviews this year because … life … I’ve still been cheering on all of the […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jane Kirkpatrick & Beneath the Bending Skies

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Jane Kirkpatrick & Beneath the Bending Skies

Posted September 6, 2022 / 21 Comments

So honored to have author Jane Kirkpatrick back on the blog today to talk about her new historical fiction novel, Beneath the Bending Skies, and the superpower she discovered when she stepped out in faith! BENEATH THE BENDING SKIES by Jane Kirkpatrick GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kim Vogel Sawyer & Still My Forever

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Kim Vogel Sawyer & Still My Forever

Posted September 5, 2022 / 21 Comments

Please join me in welcoming Kim Vogel Sawyer back to the blog today! She’s here to share about her new historical romance, Still My Forever, and how music brings us together. STILL MY FOREVER by Kim Vogel Sawyer GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: WaterBrook RELEASE DATE: September 6, 2022 PAGES: […]




New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2022 Historical Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Late 2022 Historical Fiction

Posted August 31, 2022 / 22 Comments

Yesterday’s contemporary list was full of so many great-looking books and fabulous covers, right? Who’s ready for more?!?! Even though pretty much zero of us have finished our TBR list from 2020 (even though we had all that time stuck at home), are we still going to add more to […]


Top Ten Tuesday: More Teachers in Fiction

Top Ten Tuesday: More Teachers in Fiction

Posted August 30, 2022 / 16 Comments

Happy Tuesday! It’s that time of year again when kiddos go back to school & teachers are once again pouring their hearts into their classrooms full of young minds. To celebrate today on Top Ten Tuesday, I’m looking at more teachers in fiction. Specifically, teachers in books I’ve read since […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Penny Zeller & Forgotten Memories

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Penny Zeller & Forgotten Memories

Posted August 30, 2022 / 34 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Forgotten Memories by Penny Zeller, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! I’m so glad that Penny is on the blog today to chat about her new book! FORGOTTEN MEMORIES by Penny Zeller SERIES: Wyoming Sunrise #1 GENRE: Christian Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Maplebrook Publishing RELEASE DATE: […]


First Line Friday (week 304): A Tenuous Betrothal

First Line Friday (week 304): A Tenuous Betrothal

Posted August 25, 2022 / 13 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today, I’m featuring the first line of A Tenuous Betrothal by Jen Geigle Johnson! Isn’t this a gorgeous cover?? and the first line […]


Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Laura’s Shadow by Allison Pittman

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Laura’s Shadow by Allison Pittman

Posted August 25, 2022 / 13 Comments

Welcome to the Takeover Tour for Laura’s Shadow by Allison Pittman, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! LAURA’S SHADOW by Allison Pittman SERIES: Doors to the Past GENRE: Inspirational Dual Timeline Fiction/Romance PUBLISHER: Barbour Fiction RELEASE DATE: August 1, 2022 PAGES: 256 Can Promises Made in Times of Struggle Endure 200 […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dead Sea Conspiracy by Jerry B. Jenkins

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): Dead Sea Conspiracy by Jerry B. Jenkins

Posted August 20, 2022 / 17 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour for Dead Sea Conspiracy by Jerry B. Jenkins, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Keep reading for a riveting excerpt! DEAD SEA CONSPIRACY by Jerry B. Jenkins SERIES: Dead Sea Chronicles #2 GENRE: Christian Suspense, Dual Timeline (Biblical & Contemporary) PUBLISHER: Worthy Books RELEASE DATE: August […]