Fiction - Historical - Personage

A Queen’s Spy

The Fitzwarren Trials
By Samantha Burnell

Jack is the bastard son. Or so he’s been told. But is he? Or is he really the true heir to the Fitzwarren estate? And would it even matter? It’s the early sixteenth century: King Edward VI is on his deathbed; his cousin, Lady Jane...

Fall of Empires

Historical Fiction Book 2
By Simon B. Jones

It is the easiest thing in the world to tell you what an awesome novel Fall of Empires by Simon B. Jones is. That is because I have always loved a good historical novel. I have read a lot of them and this one ranks...

The Angel of Soriano

A Renaissance Romance
By Stella Marie Alden

The Angel of Soriano is a historical romance set in Renaissance Italy, populated by a fascinating cast of characters including the infamous Cesare Borgia, who plays a major part as a villain in the book. Loosely basing the plot on an old story of a...

Under the Approaching Dark

By Anna Belfrage

Under the Approaching Dark by Anna Belfrage is a spellbinding fiction story with powerful historical references, set in the turbulent England of the 1300s. The death of Hugh Despenser and the rise to power of King Edward III could have made Adam de Guirande hopeful...

Long Road Out Of Ur

By Joel Thimell

In Long Road Out of Ur, Joel Thimell introduces us to Abraham, Lot and Sarai before they became the archetypal biblical characters of the Old Testament. This epic tale, told by the elder Lot in flashbacks, begins in the Hursag Mountains of Ur (Samaria) with...

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Partisans and Refugees

Patriots of the American Revolution Series - Book Two
By Geoff Baggett

Wow, wow, wow! That's exactly what I thought when I finished reading the excellent new book by author Geoff Baggett, Partisans and Refugees: Patriots of the American Revolution Series, Volume 2. This book absolutely grabbed me from the very first pages and kept me obsessively...

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Madame Presidentess

By Nicole Evelina

Nearly fifty years before women were granted the right to vote, Victoria Woodhull ran for President of the United States. The ballot in 1872 included the Equal Rights Party; Victoria was the presidential candidate and Frederick Douglass, a former slave, was the vice-presidential candidate. This...

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Alexander of the Ashanti

By Ken Frazier

Alexander of the Ashanti is an historical fiction novel written by Ken Frazier. Frazier, a toxicologist and pathologist, has first-hand experience with the Ashanti gained from his months spent in Ashanti villages in Ghana. A momentary lapse of vigilance in a pub had left Alexander...

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The Great War

One Hundred Stories, Of One Hundred Words, Honouring Those Who Lived and Died One Hundred Years Ago
By Dawn Knox

The Great War by Dawn Knox is an ambitious undertaking that recounts 100 stories, each told in exactly 100 words, on the 100th anniversary of WWI. At precisely 10,000 words, the book is a quick read, but the scenes that Ms. Knox’s sparse, yet vividly...

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The Sitting Room

Society of Psychical Studies, Book 1
By Aimee Juarez

Handsome Dr. David Gosfield has returned to London after a two-year tenure studying abroad in Boston. He’s set to teach psychology and psychiatry at Johns College, and has also been elected to head up the college’s new Society of Psychical Studies program. Despite his excitement...