Fiction - Historical - Personage

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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The Tiara Mystery

By Karen Meyer

The Tiara Mystery by Karen Meyer is a children’s historical novel set in 1880s Dayton, Ohio. Young Claire Russell is heartbroken by the possible eviction of her family from their lovely home, which serves as a small boarding-house. With the assistance of dashing Orville Wright,...

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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...

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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Sister Witch

The Life of Moll Dyer
By David Thompson

Those in Maryland have heard the legend of Moll Dyer and her witchy ways, but if you want to know the truth of the matter you'd be best off reading an account from someone who was there. Sister Witch: The Life of Moll Dyer is...

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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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The Complete Jelly Bryce Trilogy

By Mike Conti

The Complete Jelly Bryce Trilogy by Mike Conti is a compelling compendium of three books about one of the historical personages in US law enforcement, a legendary figure whose life is shrouded in mystery, Delf "Jelly" Bryce. Based on known facts and stories about the...