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Book: Richard Berkeley's Bride by Cate Parke
Will his ambitions and her fears imperil their future? In Charlestowne, South Carolina Colony, 1769, a ship docks containing a treasure beyond most men's dreams Lord Edward's lovely daughter, Alexandra destined for one fortunate man, Richard Berkeley. Although he's the scion of a wealthy prominent family, the arranged marriage unlocks the door to far greater wealth and power than Richard ever [...]
 
Book: The Devil Take Tomorrow by Gretchen Jeannette
RT Book Reviews. "Historical fiction lovers will easily become lost in this thrilling Revolutionary War adventure." George Washington has been marked for death. British agents embedded in the Continental Army wait only for the order to strike. Racing against time, rebel spy Ethan Matlock sets out to protect the one man who can save the Revolution. Without General Washington, the whole American [...]
 
Book: A Devil of a Time by Gretchen Jeannette
"A devilishly good novel." --The Kindle Book Review Captain Niall McLane might think he has survived the worst that could happen to any man, but as the bloody American Revolution draws to a close, he finds his troubles are just beginning. When Niall becomes a suspect in a grotesque murder, his reputation as a merciless Indian fighter and scalp hunter turns the public against him. Worse, the real [...]
 
Book: Slave - Escaping The Chains of Freedom by Jacqueline Malcolm
It's 18th Century New York and the slave trade continues amidst an historical political upheaval. Hezekiah Thomas, born the son of a white General and his black enslaved mother, suddenly finds himself a free man. But what is freedom without money? Through a concoction of chance and opportunities, Hezekiah is faced with the decision to go against all of his convictions and become an owner of [...]
 
Book: Mozart's Wife by Juliet Vandiver Waldron
Jon Baxley, Editor of Amazing Authors Showcase says it all in his review. "This author's fictionalized account of Constanze Webber--an extraordinary woman who just happened to marry an even more extraordinary man named Mozart--brings 18th Century Vienna and its people vividly alive. Constanze would have been a remarkable woman for any era, struggling with her own perspective on life while trying [...]
 
Book: The Fiery Alphabet by Diane Lefer
It's dangerous for a girl to be a mathematical prodigy in eighteenth-century Rome. Daniela Messo and her father withdraw from the world, but Giuseppe Balsamo arrives with his occult magic and the claim that Daniela has inherited the secrets of a long-dead Jewish mystic. Posing as wonder-working pilgrims, they swindle their way across Europe, ever further east, en route perhaps to Jerusalem or to [...]
 
Book: A Handful of Blossoms by Lara Biyuts
Written in form of a diary, which genre was so popular in the 18th century and which sounds so comprehensible in our time of blogging/webjournals, the novella may be called a love story. A story of a young bride and her weird marriage. Time: 1764, a year after the Seven Years War. Europe. "Shared, secret, celebrated, exploded, subtle--as an unrequited longing or mellowing through the years--at [...]
 
Book: Keeping Secrets (Children of the Light Book 1) by Donna Hechler Porter
A woman with a past, a man determined to uncover the truth, and a secret that could tear them apart forever. A Grieving Husband: Amon Cayle needs a seamstress. He has spent the last year rebuilding his life after the tragic death of his wife in a kitchen fire, the same fire that nearly took the life of his eldest son as well. The business of grieving their loss, as well as the work of his tobacco [...]
 
Book: The Freedman and the Pharaoh's Staff by Lane Heymont
In 1871, the United States government has nearly eradicated the Ku Klux Klan, who they fear will inspire Southern whites to make certain the South will rise again. The Klan's remaining forces have retreated to Louisiana in hopes of escaping the "Northern" government. Jeb, a former slave, rescues his brother-in-law Crispus from the Ku Klux Klan, only to be drawn into a world of Creole Voodoo, [...]
 
Book: Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States - A Montana History by Miantae Metcalf McConnell
A FEATURED OPRAH "10 Titles to Pick Up Now" February 2018 AWARD-WINNING CREATIVE NONFICTION BIOGRAPHY 1885 - 1914. Mary Fields, a fifty-three-year-old second-generation slave, emancipated and residing in Toledo, receives news of her friend's impending death. Remedies packed in her satchel, Mary rushes to board the Northern Pacific. Days later, she arrives in the Montana wilderness to find Mother [...]
 
Book: Thunderhead - A Novel of the Historic American West, Book Three by B. A. Braxton
Thunderhead - Books One, Two, and Three - The American West, especially between 1865 and the turn of the century, was an unforgiving and brutal place to be. Tempers flared as men continued to fight the Civil War on their own terms long after it had been decided. Meanwhile, natives, such as the Lakota Sioux, continued to resist being dispelled from their homelands. The Thunderhead trilogy is a [...]
 
Book: Thunderhead - A Novel of the Historic American West, Book One by B. A. Braxton
Thunderhead - Books One, Two, and Three - The American West, especially between 1865 and the turn of the century, was an unforgiving and brutal place to be. Tempers flared as men continued to fight the Civil War on their own terms long after it had been decided. Meanwhile, natives, such as the Lakota Sioux, continued to resist being dispelled from their homelands. The Thunderhead trilogy is a [...]
 
Book: A Handful of Destiny by Tony Nash
From Heaven to Hell via the First Fleet. At Michaelmas 1786, Thomas Nash's peaceful Norfolk farming existence is shattered when, instead of the expected restoration of his family's fortunes, he and his wife, Martha, are falsely accused and sentenced to transportation to New Holland. Both are unaware that the terrifying ordeal of that disastrous voyage is merely the beginning of their torture and [...]
 
Book: Love & Redemption (The Florida Irish) by Suzanne D Williams
She'd said the vows - to have and to hold, in sickness and in health, 'til death do them part. She'd said them, though, with a gun at her back and a stranger's hand in hers. By admitting she loved him, the words took on meaning and held requirements. It meant she'd stay by his side always and maybe never see her family again. Michael O'Fallen simply wants to survive. A poor Irish boy living in [...]
 
Book: Trusting Desire (Gilded Passions Book 1) by Alice Langdon
Naive, destitute and alone, Ellie Baker's world crumbles when she's kidnapped and forced into a brothel to repay her father's mistakes. Betrayed to the core, Ellie vows to never trust another man even Gabriel Peterson, her favorite childhood friend. Gabriel can't get past his mother's brutal murder. Drinking, gambling and whoring help him forget, yet his guilt-ridden habits have made him a social [...]
 
Book: Lord Esterleigh's Daughter (The Serpent's Tooth Book 1) by Kathy Fischer-Brown
As a child, Anne Fairfield dreams of the father she never knew, the hero who died fighting the French and their Indian allies in a land across the sea. Her mother's stories, and fantasies of her own devising, sustain and nurture her through a poor and lonely existence. Until one winter night, a strange man comes to call, and the life she has known comes crashing down like shattered glass. Forced [...]
 
Book: Echoes in the Mist by Karen Batshaw
On a fateful, night, an infinite echo from another time whispers to two strangers. Julia, an American arriving in Piraeus, is thrilled to fulfill her lifelong dream of excavating on the Acropolis though her enthusiasm is tempered by the loss of her father, a noted authority on classical Greek pottery, during the voyage. Meanwhile, on the dock, Stephano is informed by a man in the shadows that the [...]
 
Book: Salvation in the Sun (The Lost Pharaoh Chronicles Book 1) by Lauren Lee Merewether
This future she knows for certain the great sun city will be her undoing. Amidst a power struggle between Pharaoh and the priesthood of Amun, Queen Nefertiti helps the ill-prepared new Pharaoh, Amenhotep, enact his father's plan to regain power for the throne. But what seemed a difficult task only becomes more grueling when Amenhotep loses himself in his radical obsessions. Standing alone to bear [...]
 
Book: Baudelaire's Revenge - A Novel by Bob Van Laerhoven
Winner of the Hercule Poirot Prize for Best Crime Novel - Winner of the USA Best Book Award 2014 in the category Fiction: mystery/suspense "A decadent tale. Commissioner Lefevre's philosophical discussions with artists and poets and a creepy Belgian dwarf are fascinating."--Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review It is 1870, and Paris is in turmoil. As the social and political turbulence [...]
 
Book: American Panorama - A Comprehensive Guide to the Culture of the United States by Michael H. Collins
American Panorama provides a comprehensive up to date guide to the culture of the United States in 12 chapters for the citizen, citizenship applicant, businessperson, the civics, language and culture student and the traveler, particularly readers who have limited access to libraries. American Panorama is a concise encyclopedia informed by the latest scholarship and statistics. In easy language, [...]
 
Book: Genesee by Juliet Vandiver Waldron
Born to a runaway teen and Iroquois Warrior, Genesee struggles to find her place, her loyalties eternally torn between two warring peoples. When the American Revolution sets the Mohawk Valley ablaze, will a young soldier's love prove strong enough to save her? GENESEE is an extraordinary book about love, hardship and prejudice. It's well written and full of wonderful characters. Even though they [...]
 
Book: The Gunner's Daughter - A historical satire and adventure by Michael Misiolek
A Reverend, sent to a small New England town in 1771 to settle the estate of a rich man, is duped by greedy land speculators into applying archaic medieval laws of torture to do away with the town's population, The Gunner's Daughter is not an expose of graphic blood and gore, but of the emotional torture people put themselves through to maintain their status and social position in society. In [...]
 
Book: Winter Fire by Kathy Fischer-Brown
When Ethan Caine pulled the unconscious woman from the half-frozen creek, he had no idea that his world was about to explode. Dressed in quilled doeskin of Iroquois design, she stirred up dark secrets from his past. At the same time, she was everything he desired. But she was more Indian than white, and on the run for murder. He needed to know the truth. He needed to find it within himself to [...]
 
Book: The House on Tenafly Road (Prequel to The Tenafly Road Series) by Adrienne Morris
Heartbreaking and inspiring Civil War saga (Historical Novel Society Editor's Choice). When morphine-addicted veteran John Weldon falls in love with his best friend's sister on the eve of Reconstruction and the Indian Wars, life gets complicated. How will Weldon hide his addiction from the family he resents and admires, keep his standing in the army and find the strength to endure life's [...]
 
Book: Spirit of the Mountain (Spirit Trilogy Book 1) by Paty Jager
Book One of the Native American Spirit Trilogy. Evil spirits, star-crossed lovers, and duty...which will prevail? Wren, the daughter of a Nimiipuu chief, loves the mountain and her people the Lake Nimmipuu. When a warrior from the enemy Blackleg tribe asks for her hand in marriage to bring peace between the tribes, she knows it is how she must fulfill her vision quest. But she is torn between [...]
 
Book: Courting the Devil (The Serpent's Tooth Book 2) by Kathy Fischer-Brown
Four years after a near fatal blunder uproots her from her home and inheritance, Anne Darvey, daughter of the Marquess of Esterleigh, finds herself an indentured servant on a farm near Fort Edward in New York, as the British army advances toward Albany. Driven by guilt over the pain she has caused her father and grief over her lover's death, she sets out to deliver a message. The consequences [...]
 
Book: Outlaw Muse by Lauren Linwood
**Alexa Aston writing as Lauren Linwood** Separated from her twin during the Orphan Train selection, schoolmarm Serena Sullivan searched for her brother Bill over fifteen years. Just as she gets a lead on his whereabouts, she is railroaded by a crooked sheriff and set to hang for the murder of the sheriff's best friend. English playwright Daman Rutledge has come to the American West on business [...]
 
Book: What Foreigners Need To Know About America From A To Z by Lance Johnson
This unique book paints a revealing picture of America and its people for those foreigners who will benefit from a better understanding of America. It will also inform Americans who want to learn more about the U.S. and how it compares to other countries around the world. World traveler and teacher Lance Johnson studies cultural differences and the difficulties foreigners have understanding crazy [...]
 
Book: Bittersweet by p.d.r. lindsay
Bryce Ackerman returns home from a business trip to Vienna expecting to marry his beloved Aimee. But she is pregnant. This is 1872 and Bryce is a Victorian gentleman who doesn't believe in sex before marriage. Aimee is distraught. So-called officers and gentlemen, on leave, visitors to her home, have been making a game of rape. They have been running a competition to see which regiment's junior [...]
 
Book: Medicine Man I - The Chief of All Time by S.R. Howen
Shannon Running Deer is American Indian by blood, he has forsaken his people's ancient ways to embrace the "modern" world as a wealthy, highly successful trauma surgeon. His comfortable existence begins to unravel when, seemingly by chance, Shannon finds himself gradually drawn into the past. Pursued by an ancient evil, he knows he can change the future, if he can survive the past. In the [...]
 
Book: The Pilhannaw by Richard French
Late in his life, a 17th century governor works to free his colony from a blast of witchcraft hysteria Mid-17th century North America. Simon Willoughby, who has been governor of Sagadac for most of its 19-year existence, takes on the greatest challenge of his life when he decides to thwart a wave of witchcraft hysteria that washes through the colony. He faces a powerful opponent.. Hugh Ridley, [...]
 
Book: Storykeeper (Nine-Rivers Valley) by Daniel A. Smith
"A stunning novel and a joy to read" Helen Hollick, Managing Editor - Historical Novel Society (Editor's Choice) "Smith writes fluidly, and the society he depicts is intriguingly complex." - Kirkus Reviews "Steeped in immediacy and vivid detail." D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer - Midwest Book Review The first recorded Europeans to cross the Mississippi River reached the western shore on June 18, [...]
 
Book: Brief Lives by Richard French
An entertainer gets into serious trouble & strives to recover. Decades later, actors stage a play about him. Bosworth Hooper is a fictional entertainer - a stage magician, stand-up comic, songwriter - who lived in the mid-19th century and got into serious trouble after ambition led him to stray from his vocation. "Brief Lives" answers the question, "Can Hooper hold together the family he loves [...]
 
Book: A Time Too Late by D.R. Meredith
On the Texas Panhandle frontier as woman was seen as either a whore or a helpmate. Mattie Jo Hunter was neither. Determined to build a ranching empire on the the desolate plains, she went her own way and asked no quarter from nature or man--including her weakling husband. She would do what she must to realize her dream and secure her own self-respect. As Mattie's bond with her ranch manager and [...]
 
Book: A Time for Everything by Mysti Parker
**Winner - 2016 Imadjinn Award for Best Romance!** After losing her husband and only child to the ravages of the Civil War, twenty-five-year-old Portia McAllister is drowning in grief. When she sees an ad for a live-in tutor in another town, she leaves everything behind in hopes of making a fresh start. But as a Confederate widow in a Union household, she is met with resentment from her new [...]
 


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