Tag: historical fiction

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Gabrielle Meyer

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Gabrielle Meyer

Posted September 7, 2016 / 55 Comments

Yaaaaaaaay!!! Y’all! I’m so excited!! GABRIELLE MEYER IS HERE!! Ok… so technically… Gabrielle Meyer isn’t HERE. She’s way up north and I’m midway down south, but we were totally in the same room not so long ago! More than once actually 🙂 More on that in a moment. If you’ve […]


Most Anticipated Book Releases Fall & Winter 2016: Historical Fiction

Most Anticipated Book Releases Fall & Winter 2016: Historical Fiction

Posted September 6, 2016 / 59 Comments

Yesterday, I gushed about how much I love fall and winter … and I gave you a list of my most anticipated contemporary fiction new releases for the rest of this year.  And of course I inadvertently omitted some. Because SO. MANY. BOOKS.  Also releasing soon in the contemporary category […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Last Relicuin by Hargus Montgomery

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Last Relicuin by Hargus Montgomery

Posted August 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

In the 22nd century, part of the world returns to history. Safe inside the guarded borders of live-in museums, museum dwellers live authentic lifestyles from prehistory to the twentieth century. Separate from all modern influences, some dwellers forget that a modern world exists outside the borders. When the son of […]



Book Review: Secrets She Kept by Cathy Gohlke

Book Review: Secrets She Kept by Cathy Gohlke

Posted August 11, 2016 / 22 Comments

All her life, Hannah Sterling longed for a close relationship with her estranged mother. Following Lieselotte’s death, Hannah determines to unlock the secrets of her mother’s mysterious past and is shocked to discover a grandfather living in Germany. Thirty years earlier, Lieselotte’s father is quickly ascending the ranks of the […]


Book Spotlight: Jonas and Olivia by Victoria Minks

Book Spotlight: Jonas and Olivia by Victoria Minks

Posted July 26, 2016 / 0 Comments

Fourteen year old Olivia Wilkerson is left desolate and grieving when her patriot father passes away. Willed by him to be placed in the care of an old friend, Olivia is forced to venture away from all she’s ever known to make her new life among people who are strangers […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Valley by Helen Bryan

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): The Valley by Helen Bryan

Posted July 22, 2016 / 19 Comments

Left suddenly penniless, the Honorable Sophia Grafton, a viscount’s orphaned daughter, sails to the New World to claim the only property left to her name: a tobacco plantation in the remote wilds of colonial Virginia. Enlisting the reluctant assistance of a handsome young French spy—at gunpoint— she gathers an unlikely […]



Book Review: The Last Woman Standing by Thelma Adams

Book Review: The Last Woman Standing by Thelma Adams

Posted July 14, 2016 / 6 Comments

Two decades after the Civil War, Josephine Marcus, the teenage daughter of Jewish immigrants, is lured west with the promise of marriage to Johnny Behan, one of Arizona’s famous lawmen. She leaves her San Francisco home to join Behan in Tombstone, Arizona, a magnet for miners (and outlaws) attracted by […]


Book Review: Whither Thou Goest I Will Go by Naomi Dathan

Book Review: Whither Thou Goest I Will Go by Naomi Dathan

Posted July 9, 2016 / 14 Comments

Jem Perkins has it all – money, a fine house, a handsome husband, and a new baby boy. But when her family fortunes turn, Jem’s husband Seth leads her to a new home: a sod house on a Nebraska homestead. It is a season of growth for Jem as she […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Marguerite Martin Gray

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Marguerite Martin Gray

Posted July 4, 2016 / 15 Comments

  I’m so excited to have the chance to spotlight Hold Me Close and talk with its author, Marguerite Martin Gray, on Independence Day! You see, the book is set in Charles Town, South Carolina, just as the stirrings of the Revolution are beginning, so the history we are celebrating […]


Book Review: The Ringmaster’s Wife by Kristy Cambron

Book Review: The Ringmaster’s Wife by Kristy Cambron

Posted June 26, 2016 / 19 Comments

An ounce of courage. A split-second leap of faith. Together, they propel two young women to chase a new life—one that’s reimagined from what they might have become. In turn-of-the-century America, a young girl dreams of a world that stretches beyond the confines of a quiet life on the family […]


Book Review: Forever Safe by Jody Hedlund

Book Review: Forever Safe by Jody Hedlund

Posted June 25, 2016 / 9 Comments

Race Point, Massachusetts, 1876 Will she ever be able to stop running, even when she believes she’s finally safe? Heiress to a vast fortune, Victoria Cole has everything she wants, including the perfect fiancĂ©. Having left two other men at the altar, Victoria is sure that now she’s found her […]



Book Review: The Gilded Cage by Judy Alter

Book Review: The Gilded Cage by Judy Alter

Posted June 13, 2016 / 0 Comments

Born to a society and a life of privilege, Bertha HonorĂ© married Potter Palmer, a wealthy entrepreneur who called her Cissy. Neither dreamed the direction the other’s life would take. He built the Palmer House Hotel, still famed today, and become one of the major robber barons of the city, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Anchor in the Storm by Sarah Sundin

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Anchor in the Storm by Sarah Sundin

Posted June 3, 2016 / 12 Comments

In a time of sacrifice, what price can one put on true love? Pharmacist Lillian Avery and Ensign Archer Vandenberg are about to find out in Sarah Sundin’s new book, Anchor in the Storm. During the darkest days of the war, Arch’s destroyer hunts German U-boats in vain as the submarines sink dozens of […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Through the Shadows by Karen Barnett

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Through the Shadows by Karen Barnett

Posted June 2, 2016 / 11 Comments

As San Francisco rises from the ashes, an age-old battle looms between corruption and the promise of new beginnings. The devastating earthquake is just two years past, but the city of San Francisco is still trying to recover. Destruction of this magnitude is not so easy to overcome—and neither are […]


Kindle Daily Deal: God’s Will by Meghan M. Gorecki

Kindle Daily Deal: God’s Will by Meghan M. Gorecki

Posted June 2, 2016 / 5 Comments

We are still having such fun celebrating the 2-year bookiversary of Meghan M. Gorecki’s debut novel God’s Will. Today you can get it for a Kindle Daily Deal of only $2.99!!! Don’t miss out on this beautiful historical novel! http://bit.ly/1ZfqlXD Kathy Andrews is good at goodbyes. Her mother is sent to a […]



Book Review: The Secrets of Flight by Maggie Leffler

Book Review: The Secrets of Flight by Maggie Leffler

Posted May 25, 2016 / 6 Comments

  This captivating, breakout novel—told in alternating viewpoints—brings readers from the skies of World War II to the present day, where a woman is prepared to tell her secrets at last. Estranged from her family since just after World War II, Mary Browning has spent her entire adult life hiding […]