Fiction - Historical - Event/Era

The Two Gates

By Ken Davenport

Ken Davenport has written a thought-provoking slant on real events in his political thriller The Two Gates. “What if Jacqueline Kennedy had taken the killing bullet for her husband, and President John F Kennedy had survived the attack on his life in Dallas in the...

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Fireburn

By Apple Gidley

Fireburn by Apple Gidley takes the reader into the 1870s to the Danish owned island of Saint Croix. Anna Clausen is a young woman who is of Anglo-Danish heritage and she finds herself coming back to her childhood home after her mother passes away. Things...

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Expecting the Unexpected in Derbyshire

By Margaret Sharp

In the world of Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy, there is never a dull moment. Mr. Darcy’s sister, Georgiana, recently married, has commissioned a portrait to be painted by her cousin Anne’s husband. Anne, estranged from her mother, Aunt Catherine, is in her final months of...

History Lessons

Newland Road Series Book 1
By Linda Leigh Hargrove

History Lessons by Linda Leigh Hargrove is a relatively short novella that leaves the reader wanting more (and it seems there is more to come with these characters in future books). Paula Raye Lawrence is a poor girl from a dirt-poor African-American family in rural...

I, the Sun

By Janet Morris

With I, the Sun, Janet Morris comes close to a biography of the Hittite king, Suppiluliumas, whilst creating a captivating story, and that is a brilliant achievement in fiction where only one character, Titai, a slave girl, is fictitious. At the opening, Tasmisarri, heir to...

An Auspicious Day in Derbyshire

By Margaret Sharp

Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy have to negotiate amongst family and friends to ensure that Mr. Darcy’s sister Georgiana’s forthcoming wedding is not riddled with conflict and discord. It’s an era of very stringent class system rules and, although the couple were fortunate in their attachment...

Two Journeys Home

A Novel of Eighteenth Century Europe
By Kevin O'Connell

Two Journeys Home is a historical fiction story by Kevin O’Connell. In 1767, widowed Eileen O’Connell returns to Derrynane, Ireland after spending over five years in Austria. She acquired European traits and customs considered presumptuous by a few relatives and locals. Eileen meets Lieutenant O’Leary...

Lucky or Not, Here I Come

By Gerry Orz

Lucky or Not, Here I Come covers eighty years in the life of John Wilson, the luckiest man in the world, as told by his sister, Jenny Will. This book is truly a saga and almost unbelievable that it was written by Gerry Orz, a...

Peace in the Valley

A Quest for Redemption in the Old West
By John Eric Vining

Peace in the Valley: A Quest for Redemption in the Old West by John Eric Vining is a gripping historical novel that reflects powerful elements of the Civil War. The reader follows the journey of Mark Gamble, one of the best sharpshooters in the Confederate...

An Improper Proposal

By Davalynn Spencer

An Improper Proposal by Davalynn Spencer tells the story of a city girl, Mae Ann, who finds herself in the wilds of Colorado having agreed to marry a man she has never met. Fate intervenes and leaves her a widow before she has even gotten...