Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

Featured historical fiction books including African American, alternate history, biographical, cultural heritage, military and war books!

The Sewing Machine

The Sewing Machine by Natalie Fergie 2It is 1911, and Jean is about to join the mass strike at the Singer factory. For her, nothing will be the same again.

Decades later, in Edinburgh, Connie sews coded moments of her life into a notebook, as her mother did before her.

More than 100 years after his grandmother’s sewing machine was made, Fred discovers a treasure trove of documents. His family history is laid out before him in a patchwork of unfamiliar handwriting and colourful seams. Continue reading

The Earl and The Enchantress (An Enchantress Novel Book 1)

The Earl and The Enchantress (An Enchantress Novel Book 1) by Paullett GoldenNot all scars can be healed with a kiss.

Sebastian Lancaster, Earl of Roddam, harbors a family secret so dark he has forsaken marriage to hide the past. When fate introduces him to Lizbeth, he believes he has met his perfect match—a woman with whom he can share passion without commitment.

Lizbeth Trethow risks everything to follow her heart until Sebastian’s past returns to haunt them. Desperate to hide the blood on his hands, he sabotages their happiness. Everything depends on Lizbeth unraveling the truth and turning this villain into a hero. Continue reading

ROSALIND: A Regency Romance

ROSALIND A Regency Romance by Jenny HamblyHe is determined to avoid marriage, she to despise men…

London 1818: Destitute, disillusioned and desperate, Lady Rosalind Marlowe sets the tongues of Regency London wagging when she becomes the Mayfair Thief. Targeting only those she knows won large sums of money from her father, bleeding him dry and causing him to take his own life, she decides to teach them a lesson. She takes something valuable from each, leaving her calling card with a bible quote behind her. On her last outing, she is caught red-handed. Continue reading

Escape from Andersonville: A Novel of the Civil War

Escape from Andersonville: A Novel of the Civil War by Gene Hackman and Daniel LenihanAn explosive novel of the Civil War about one man’s escape from a notorious Confederate prison camp—and his dramatic return to save his men.

July 1864. Union officer Nathan Parker has been imprisoned at nightmarish Andersonville prison camp in Georgia along with his soldiers. As others die around them, Nathan and his men hatch a daring plan to allow him to escape through a tunnel and make his way to Vicksburg, where he intends to alert his superiors to the imprisonment and push for military action. His efforts are blocked by higher-ups in the military, so Parker takes matters into his own hands. Continue reading

Far Away Hills (Rita’s story Book 1)

Far Away HillsLife is a journey, some lives become much longer journey’s, whether that be physical distance, or emotional challenge. This book is the opening to a series recounting one such highly-eventful life.

Our journey begins in the back streets of Glasgow just before the turn of the 20th Century and culminates in the Canadian prairie wilderness. This tale will take you on a roller coaster of emotions, and have you reaching for the tissues, as you read about the grit and determination that one family needed to try to make their way in life, despite all of the odds against them. Continue reading

The Story of Grenville King (The Conor O’Shea Series)

Conor O’Shea has had enough of driving and guiding tours of Ireland.

So when an opportunity to renovate and run the magnificent but rundown Castle Dysert as a five-star resort presents itself, he grabs it with both hands.

But problems arise almost immediately when his business partner appears to have more on her agenda than just business.

To add to that, his darling wife seems discontented as a stay at home mom, and his in-laws have moved in. Continue reading

The Forgotten Note: Book I Adventures of The Para Club Gang

The Forgotten Note: Book I Adventures of The Para Club Gang by Anna MayfairA page-turner with mystery, suspense, and ghosts!

A thriller tale of San Franciscan students who discover an old, hidden note from a Nazi soldier in Paris.

Young, beautiful, and psychic Annette Kings tries to have a normal college life until the day she buys a vintage suitcase in the wine country which is mysteriously connected with her haunting dreams of Paris in the Nazi era. Continue reading

Butterfly Wish: A Doomed Interracial Love Affair Set in Post War South Korea

Butterfly Wish: A Doomed Interracial Love Affair Set in Post War South Korea by D. Davidson and R. MarcanoButterfly Wish is a story about friendship, love, loyalty and betrayal. But it is mostly about unchecked human behavior in a mecca of sex and violence.

Shane Brennan and Manny Veneto are stationed in the Republic of South Korea in 1963 when suddenly they are dragged into the dark world of sin and exploitation. The two men are serving in the United States Air Force when their world surprisingly changes forever.

Fifty some odd years later they decide to return to South Korea to find forgiveness and resolution to their life-long struggle with guilt. Continue reading

The Shadow’s Secret

The Shadow’s Secret by Anna Casamento ArrigoNunzio is an idealist at heart. His heart swells with passions.

Nunzio’s early years consisted of traveling and developing an appreciation for the people, the nature, and the culture of Italy. His father immersed Nunzio in literature so that even an ordinary day could remind Nunzio of a poem.

While serving as the priest of a small parish in the countryside of Italy, Nunzio’s admiration of beauty gets him into trouble. Mariella, a beautiful woman with great strength and an appreciation for all of the things Nunzio cares about, enters his life, and he calls his holy vows into question. Continue reading

Love’s Chance: Mail Order Bride Romance (Brides and Promises)

Loves Chance Mail Order Bride RomanceWhen Charlotte’s family loses their wealth, she agrees to marry a man she has never met to help him manage a small farm.

The only problem is she has no idea how to cook or clean, and she certainly has no idea how to milk a cow.

Charlotte was given every luxury in life growing up. Although she learned how to appreciate the finer things in life, she never learned how to cook or clean. Those skills didn’t matter because Charlotte knew she would only marry a man that could give her the same type of lifestyle her father had given her. Continue reading

Where the Wild Horses Roam (Wild Horse Westerns)

Where the Wild Horses RoamFrom the author of the bestselling Gideon Johann Western Series comes the new western Where The Wild Horses Roam.

Caleb Berg is wanted by the law in Tennessee. The young widower is forced to leave behind his parents and sister to start a new life in the wide-open west. His adventures along the trail lead him to a horse ranch in the Wyoming Territory.

After Indians killed her daddy, Caroline Langley took over her family’s horse ranch. Continue reading

Gus

GusWhen aging cowboy Gus Matthews gets fired from Rocking-C ranch for laying out the mean-spirited, know-nothing foreman, he heads north for Oklahoma, where he finds work with the Aronsons, an elderly couple whose ranch has seen better days.

What should be easy work for kindly employers quickly turns sour when Gus discovers that the neighboring Slash-M ranch have been rustling the Aronsons’ cattle. Even worse, Gus becomes the corrupt sheriff’s main suspect in a string of violent crimes plaguing the county. Continue reading

The Fire by Night: A Novel

The Fire by Night A NovelA powerful and evocative debut novel about two American military nurses during World War II that illuminates the unsung heroism of women who risked their lives in the fight.

A riveting saga of friendship, valor, sacrifice, and survival combining the grit and selflessness of Band of Brothers with the emotional resonance of The Nightingale.

In war-torn France, Jo McMahon, an Italian-Irish girl from the tenements of Brooklyn, tends to six seriously wounded soldiers in a makeshift medical unit. Continue reading