Tag: historical fiction


Top Ten Tuesday: My Fave Siblings In Fiction

Top Ten Tuesday: My Fave Siblings In Fiction

Posted November 27, 2018 / 11 Comments

Happy Tuesday! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is all about platonic relationships in fiction, so I decided to talk about my favorite siblings in fiction. I’m always drawn to stories about brothers and/or sisters, maybe because my brother has been one of my favorite people since he was born. Before […]



Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): When the Heart Sings by Liz Tolsma

Book Spotlight (and a Giveaway!): When the Heart Sings by Liz Tolsma

Posted November 26, 2018 / 17 Comments

Welcome to the Blog Tour & Giveaway for When the Heart Sings by Liz Tolsma, hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours! Title: When the Heart Sings Series: Music of Hope #2 Author: Liz Tolsma Publisher: Gilead Publishing Release Date: October 9, 2018 Genre: Historical Fiction/Romance Natia has a secret, and she’s […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Erica Vetsch & ‘The Perfect Christmas’

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Erica Vetsch & ‘The Perfect Christmas’

Posted October 30, 2018 / 36 Comments

It’s always a good day when I get to chat with today’s guest, the one and only Erica Vetsch! She’s here today to chat about ‘The Perfect Christmas’, her newest novella in The Victorian Christmas Brides Collection Best-selling, award-winning author Erica Vetsch loves Jesus, history, romance, and sports. She’s a […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway): Legacy of Mercy by Lynn Austin

Book Review (and a Giveaway): Legacy of Mercy by Lynn Austin

Posted October 26, 2018 / 13 Comments

On Tour with Prism Book Tours SERIES: Waves of Mercy #2 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fiction PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: October 2, 2018 PAGES: 400 She Knew Her New Life Would Not Be Easy, But Nothing Could Prepare Her For What Waits Ahead Having returned to Chicago, young socialite Anna Nicholson can’t […]


First Line Friday (week 128): By the Waters of Babylon

First Line Friday (week 128): By the Waters of Babylon

Posted October 26, 2018 / 9 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Fridays, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. I’m continuing my #CFRR2019 FLF series, spotlighting books from the authors who will be joining us for the […]



Cover Reveal: My Dearest Dietrich by Amanda Barratt

Cover Reveal: My Dearest Dietrich by Amanda Barratt

Posted October 23, 2018 / 10 Comments

In the face of the greatest evil, the cruelest dictator, a few brave men and women dared to resist. One of them was a German pastor and theologian. His name was Dietrich Bonhoeffer. To the Nazis, he was a traitor. To the 21st century church, he is a hero. To […]


First Line Friday (week 127): Rush

First Line Friday (week 127): Rush

Posted October 19, 2018 / 9 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Fridays, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. I’m continuing my #CFRR2019 FLF series, spotlighting books from the authors who will be joining us for the […]


Book Review: Fool’s Notion by Lisa  J.  Flickinger

Book Review: Fool’s Notion by Lisa J. Flickinger

Posted September 29, 2018 / 3 Comments

GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Forget Me Not Romances RELEASE DATE: September 14, 2017 PAGES: 187 1883 California Trail, Kansas Missouri mules were the best. Alda grew to love the creatures working side by side with her pa on their farm along the banks of the Missouri River. He would […]


Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Emily Yager & Chasing the Hunter

Guest Post (and a Giveaway!): Emily Yager & Chasing the Hunter

Posted September 8, 2018 / 5 Comments

SERIES: Pursuing Voyageurs #1 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Fiction RELEASE DATE: July 16, 2018 PAGES: 154 In 1788, Aria Stonewood is chased from her home in the New England colonies after being accused of murder and abducting twin baby girls. Hiding a secret, Aria travels west deep into the north-woods of the […]


Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Donna L.H. Smith & Meghan’s Choice

Author Interview (and a Giveaway!): Donna L.H. Smith & Meghan’s Choice

Posted September 6, 2018 / 14 Comments

I’m pleased to welcome Donna L.H. Smith to the blog today to chat about her book, Meghan’s Choice! Donna L.H. Smith is a Kansas prairie girl transplanted to Lancaster County, PA. She is a graduate of Christian Writer’s Guild Craftsman program and holds two college degrees, both B.S. and M.A. […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hidden Among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Hidden Among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

Posted September 6, 2018 / 23 Comments

GENRE: Inspirational Historical/Contemporary Fiction (dual timeline) PUBLISHER: Tyndale House RELEASE DATE: September 4, 2018 PAGES: 400 From the award-winning author of Catching the Wind, which Publishers Weekly called “unforgettable” and a “must-read,” comes another gripping time-slip novel about hidden treasure, a castle, and ordinary people who resisted evil in their own extraordinary […]


New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2018 Historical Fiction

New Releases I’m Excited About: Fall 2018 Historical Fiction

Posted August 22, 2018 / 43 Comments

Happy Wednesday! Today, I’m continuing once again with my NEW QUARTER NEW RELEASES (yay!) series for this week. As 2018 winds to a close, we are looking at the great books (and covers!) coming out in September-December. SO MANY GOOD BOOKS. My TBR pile is whimpering from its storage unit […]


Book Review: By the Waters of Babylon by Mesu Andrews

Book Review: By the Waters of Babylon by Mesu Andrews

Posted August 17, 2018 / 2 Comments

SERIES: Psalm Series #2 GENRE: Biblical Fiction PUBLISHER: McPherson Publishing RELEASE DATE: August 1, 2018 PAGES: 185 When Babylon destroys Jerusalem, as Yahweh warned through his prophets, the captives’ bitterness and grief pours out in the Captives’ Psalm: “[By the rivers of Babylon] we sat as exiles, mourning our captivity, and […]


First Line Friday (week 119): In Good Company

First Line Friday (week 119): In Good Company

Posted August 17, 2018 / 21 Comments

Happy Friday! And welcome to First Line Fridays, hosted by Hoarding Books!!! Since it’s Friday, it’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. I’m continuing my #CFRR2019 FLF series, spotlighting books from the authors who will be joining us for the […]


Book Spotlight: Murder She Reported by Peg Cochran

Book Spotlight: Murder She Reported by Peg Cochran

Posted August 2, 2018 / 3 Comments

GENRE:  Historical Cozy Mystery PUBLISHER: Alibi RELEASE DATE: July 31, 2018 PAGES: 230 Manhattan, 1938. Tired of being trapped in the gilded cage of her family’s expectations, Elizabeth Adams has done what no self-respecting socialite would think to do: She’s gotten herself a job. Although Elizabeth’s dream is to one […]


Book Review: Captive Restored by Aubrey Grayson

Book Review: Captive Restored by Aubrey Grayson

Posted July 29, 2018 / 7 Comments

SERIES: Redeemed, Restored, Reclaimed #2 GENRE: Inspirational Historical Romance PUBLISHER: Aubrey Grayson RELEASE DATE: July 17, 2018 PAGES: 251 When Amelia Blackmon’s parents died unexpectedly, she was forced to marry a man she barely knew. Now widowed, she vows never to marry again. But when she meets a man who […]