Fiction - Historical - Personage

Lydia

Woman of Philippi
By Diana Wallis Taylor

While her father is a proud citizen of Rome, her mother believes in the Jewish faith and is allowed to teach and take Lydia to the temple. Lydia’s marriage is arranged when she is only fifteen to a man she does not love and...

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The Trials & Tribulations of Modesty Greene

A fictional novel about Harriet Tubman's historical legacy
By DW Plato

As a teenager in 1789, Mo’destee Vert was in love and happy with her upcoming role in her home village of Senegambia. A brilliant girl, gifted in so many ways, Mo’destee looked forward to her upcoming marriage to Jabari. Then the white men came, destroying...

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One of Windsor

The Untold Story of America's First Witch Hanging
By Beth M Caruso

It’s always fascinating to see how an author has created an absorbing and informative story around some obscure historical person. That is what Beth M Caruso has done so very well in One of Windsor: The Untold Story of America’s First Witch Hanging. That so-called...

Out of Time

By Loretta Livingstone

When Marion takes her two daughters to visit the ruins of Sparnstow Abbey, little did she know of the adventure that awaited. It was an adventure that would take her back many centuries to a time when the abbey was still intact and fully functional,...

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Payback

By Michael FitzGerald

Payback by Michael FitzGerald is an alternative look at history. It’s 1938 and the world is on the edge of disaster. The FBI decides to attempt to stop a new world war by assassinating Adolph Hitler. They know America can’t be involved so they decide...

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Slipper

By Hester Velmans

For beautiful Lucinda, being born into a well-to-do aristocratic family in 17th century England should have been the beginning of a life of opulence and ease. Unfortunately, her mother, fifth daughter of Lord Hempstead, was disgraced by becoming pregnant while unwed and died shortly after...

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The Country Girl Empress

By A. Piper Burgi

The Country Girl Empress tells of the early days of Princess Elisabeth, daughter of Duke Max in Bavaria, called Sisi within the family. We follow her story from birth to the day she married Franz Joseph, son of Archduchess Sophie of Austria and her feeble-minded...

In a Gilded Cage

By Susan Appleyard

In a Gilded Cage is a historical fiction account by Susan Appleyard of the life of Empress Elisabeth “Sisi” of Austria (1837-1898). It covers the period from the time the fifteen-year-old Bavarian princess accompanies her older sister to visit their cousin, Emperor Franz Josef, and...

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I Am Bathsheba

By L.J. Minx

I Am Bathsheba by L.J. Minx puts a profound spin on the ages-old story of King David and Queen Bathsheba. The biblical story of David and Bathsheba includes nuances of adultery and promiscuous sex, but L.J. takes that tale a dozen steps further to draw...

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Sally

A Novel
By J. Schlenker

Sally: A Novel is the fictional account of the life of Sally Ann Barnes (1858 - 1969), a black woman born into slavery in Kentucky. Author J. Schlenker met Sally briefly as a child, when Sally was over one hundred years old. Her memory of...

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