Fiction - Historical - Personage

Encounters Unforeseen

1492 Retold
By Andrew Rowen

Encounters Unforeseen: 1492 Retold by Andrew Rowen is a phenomenal historical novel that transports the reader back to the 15th century and brings them into contact with some of the historical personalities that have shaped history. The story is centered on the epic journeys of...

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Sister Witch

The Life of Moll Dyer
By David Thompson

Sister Witch: The Life of Moll Dyer (Legends of the Family Dyer) by David Thompson is a paranormal tale with a dark edge, a story that powerfully demonstrates the irresistible pull of evil and allows the reader to follow one woman’s journey as she struggles...

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Zo

By Murray Pura

Murray Pura’s Zo is captivating in its poetic-like narration. Every word on every page has a reason and a place. It is part of a series, and continues to have the same impactful, resonating quality that Murray Pura’s work is known for. In Zo we...

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Downriver

A Tale of Moving Pictures Before Hollywood
By Evan Anderson

Downriver: A Tale of Moving Pictures Before Hollywood by Evan Anderson is a historical novel that follows the life of Anne Blackstone, a woman who witnessed the birth of the movie industry, working behind the scenes at a time before Hollywood. She lost her father...

The Silver Horn Echoes

A Song of Roland
By Michael Eging, Steve Arnold

The Silver Horn Echoes: A Song of Roland by Michael Eging and Steve Arnold is a book for those who are into well-crafted and tightly plotted historical novels. Set against a turbulent period in the Dark Ages, readers follow compelling and memorable characters in a...

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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...

Jaxon's Magical Adventure with Black Inventors and Scientists

Just Imagine...What If There Were No Black People in the World?, Book 1
By Tamara Shiloh

Jaxon's Magical Adventure with Black Inventors and Scientists is an educational book on Black history for children and preteens written by Tamara Shiloh. Jaxon was finding it quite difficult to relax -- and for good reason. In a week’s time, he’d be playing the role...

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The King's Prey

Saint Dymphna of Ireland
By Susan Peek

The King’s Prey: Saint Dymphna of Ireland, written by Susan Peek, delves deep into the lives of two estranged Irish Catholic brothers, Brioc and Turlough, in their heroic attempt to save the beautiful Princess Dymphna from her insane father, and his sinful desires. After the...

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The Master and the Maid

Heaven's Pond Trilogy Book 1
By Laura Libricz

The Master and the Maid: Heaven’s Pond Trilogy Book 1 is a long, leisurely read, and is the interesting story of Katarina, a young girl living in Germany in the 1600s. Katarina is a barmaid doing most of the work while her lazy and irresponsible...

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The Soldier's Return

Heaven's Pond Trilogy Book 2
By Laura Libricz

After ten years, a young Dutchman, Pieter van Diemen, is returning to Amsterdam in chains, after being captured and imprisoned in the Spice Islands. But he can’t stay in Amsterdam. After his escape, the only place he hopes to find solace is Sichardtshof, a farm...

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