Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

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

Princess of Sky, Earth, Fire and Water (The Princess of Nature Series Book 1)

Princess of Sky, Earth, Fire and Water (The Princess of Nature Series Book 1) by Cassandra FinnertyIn 1772, Lady Aisling inherits an army of men and a fleet of merchant ships. But her greatest legacy is her new powers — the ability to control sky, earth, fire and water.

Thrust into a new world, she is now part of a secret society, serving as ambassador to kings and courts around the globe.

Hurled onto distant shores, she meets her greatest challenge – a warrior prince whose love is so fierce that it threatens to destroy both their lives. 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 thriller tale of San Franciscan students who discover an old, hidden note from a Nazi soldier in Paris.

Young and beautiful Annette Kings tries to have a normal college life until the day she buys a vintage suitcase which is mysteriously connected with her haunting dreams. What Annette uncovers leads her thirteen-year-old nephew Ivan, and his buddies into a dangerous journey throughout Europe. What did the note say? Who were these lovers? Two brilliant stories are weaved into one, as the past comes into the present, in this historical fiction of fantasy, romance, and terror. 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

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

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

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

When We Were Brave

When We Were Brave by Karla M. JayIn WHEN WE WERE BRAVE, we find a conflicted SS officer, Wilhelm Falk, who risks everything to escape the Wehrmacht and get out the message about the death camps.

Izaak is a young Jewish boy whose positive outlook is challenged daily as each new perilous situation comes along.

American citizens, Herbert Müller and his family, are sent back to the hellish landscape of Germany because of the DNA coursing through their veins. Continue reading

Edelweiss: A heart-rending tale of suspense, tragedy and love

Edelweiss A heart-rending tale of suspense, tragedy and love by Madge SwindellsSet in Europe during World War II, Edelweiss is a story of heroism and love.

Marietta von Burgheim is a woman of beauty and morality, and an heiress to a fortune. Turning her back on the responsibilities of her noble birth and her father’s wrath, Marietta joins a student resistance group determined to overthrow the Nazis.

Bill Roth, Reuters’ correspondent based in pre-war Berlin, is the maverick heir to his uncle, an American industrialist. When Bill and Marietta meet they fall headlong in love, but their passion is overshadowed by the horror of the Nazi occupation Continue reading

Mail Order Majesty: Clover Lake Grooms Book 1 (Brides of Beckham)

Mail Order Majesty Clover Lake Grooms Book 1Lorraine Vus is a princess who has been promised to an American banking magnate since her childhood. She is looking for adventure and love…not an arranged marriage to a man she hasn’t seen in years.

She travels to America to join her betrothed and quickly realizes that the boy she met and wrote letters to is not the man she is committed to marry. Thanks to a chance meeting with a local matchmaker, Lorraine gets the opportunity for a second chance in the woods of Northern Pennsylvania.  Continue reading

Garrett’s Ghost

Garrett's Ghost by Pamela AckersonWhat’s a time traveling Texas Ranger supposed to do?

Garrett Houston is being harassed by a ghost. Trouble is brewing and her name is Margarite. She’s an unrelenting force determined to get his attention. It may be too late for her, but if she could get him to listen, she may be able to save some lives.

A story of unrequited love, the power of healing, and the embracing need to never give up. Unforgettable moments and unforgettable characters will tug at the heartstrings with a myriad of emotions. 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

Princess of Wind and Sea (The Princess of Nature Series Book 2)

Princess of Wind and Sea (The Princess of Nature Series Book 2) by Cassandra FinnertyIn 1773, the prince and princess travel across the globe on a series of secret missions.

Along the way, they run into unexpected dangers.

Aisling’s magical abilities are increasing, but dark forces who seek to destroy her powers are hunting them.

The prince must protect her at all costs, as they fight for survival and abiding love. 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

Nathalie: The Circuit Rider’s Rhineland Mail Order Bride

Nathalie The Circuit Riders Rhineland Mail Order BrideCan Practical Nathalie Find Love in the Strong Arms of an Intellectual Dreamer?

Alone in New York City, Nathalie Luxe is a young German girl determined to beat the odds and succeed. But when her livelihood is threatened, her no-nonsense style could help or hurt her chance for love.

Fun-loving, smart, and terrible with money, Isadore Maduro is a Jewish American with his head in the clouds and a law degree to finish while he struggles to keep the family business afloat. Continue reading

The Inheritance (The Guernsey Novels Book 7)

The Inheritance (The Guernsey Novels Book 7) by Anne Allen“A gorgeously intriguing story”

How close were Victor Hugo and his copyist?

1862 Young widow Eugénie is left bereft when her husband dies suddenly and faces an uncertain future in Guernsey. A further tragedy brings her to the attention of Monsieur Victor Hugo, living in exile on the island in his opulent house only yards away from Eugénie’s home. Their meeting changes her life and she becomes his copyist, forming a strong friendship with both Hugo and his mistress, Juliette Drouet.

2012 Doctor Tess Le Prevost, Guernsey born though now living in Exeter, is shocked to inherit her Great-Aunt’s house on the island. As a child she was entranced by Continue reading

The Death Doll

The Death Doll by K.D. CarterIn the summer of 1692, the infamous Salem witch trials were underway in Massachusetts Colony, North America. Meanwhile, a new Governor was appointed over New Hampshire colony, but his only interest was the land he felt entitled to.

Citizens of Durham, New Hampshire, were losing property they’d farmed for years. It was a dangerous time to come to the Colonies, but Kate Tremont had no choice. Having lost her father and her home in Kingston, Jamaica, she sailed to Durham, New Hampshire to stay with her only living relative – William Stoddard, a farmer and devout Puritan. Continue reading

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 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