Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

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

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. 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

A Phantom of Delight

A Phantom of Delight by Chris CloakeThis is two stories in one, both tied to the garden at Hambleside and the dramatic events that unfold over the course of ninety years.

Maria keeps a journal that records her epic struggle for survival in a world dominated by men and the two wars they waged.

Violent forces are unleashed that threaten to destroy her existence and take away the people she loves. Only the image of her mother, who she lost at birth, and the garden her parents created seem to offer the strength to help. Continue reading

A Gentleman’s Bidding (The Scarlet Salon Book 1)

A Gentlemans Bidding The Scarlet Salon Book 1 by Jean WildeMiss Emily Price is in desperate need of funds. With her family estate mortgaged and her young brother not yet of age, it falls to her to save her family from financial ruin.

What is a lady with no title or connections to do? Auction her virginity at one of London’s most notorious brothels.

Heir to a baronetcy, James Hughes has always been caught between two worlds. Continue reading

1962

1962Ernest Bradshaw has grit and determination, but best of all, Ernest Bradshaw has ambition, the ambition to become the next cycling champion to hail from 1960’s Lancashire.

Problem is, the threat of nuclear war is looming – and his mother is petrified.

If you like a good, nostalgic story, you need to read ‘1962’ and join Ernest and the wonderful array of characters’ journey into life, love, the ups and downs of cycling with a backdrop of global uncertainty. 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