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Book: Mapp at Fifty - A Mapp and Lucia story in the style of the originals by E.F.Benson by Hugh Ashton
Elizabeth Mapp-Flint of Tilling is approaching her fiftieth birthday, and plans a party to celebrate the event. However, as so often happens in Tilling, things don't go entirely according to plan, as Major Benjy, her husband, over-refreshes himself at the party, and presents her with an entirely unwelcome birthday gift. Meanwhile, Emmeline ("Lucia") Pillson and her husband Georgie, together with [...]
 
Book: A Sharecropper Christmas by Carlene Havel
What kind of Christmas will her children have? The Great Depression left the Shoemaker family hungry and homeless. Their - desperate prayers are finally answered when Henry Shoemaker finds work as a - sharecropper. Alice makes the best of the hard times without complaint, though she dreams of giving her little family a special Christmas.
 
Book: Looking Back with a Smile by Edward Farber
There's a chuckle on every page of Looking Back with a Smile as the author recollects in brief but entertaining anecdotes (bits and pieces) of a life that has spanned seven decades. Bits and pieces are what they are. Quick looks at what he calls an "ordinary" life, each served up with a laugh. A sampling of the subtitle over each anecdote gives a little insight into Ed Farber's humorous approach: [...]
 
Book: Brothers on the Run - Fleeing Hitler, Fighting Franco by Pat Lorraine Simons
Based on a true story, Brothers on the Run takes you on a high-velocity ride across pre-World War II Europe. In 1933, two teenage Jewish brothers barely escape death at the Nazis' hands, only to find themselves crisscrossing Europe as refugees whose survival depends on their luck, daring, and wits. In 1936, when the US denies them entry, the boys enlist as foreign soldiers in the Spanish Civil [...]
 
Book: Kurinji Flowers by Clare Flynn
Marriage to a man she barely knows. Exile to a country she doesn't know at all An emotional love story set in the last days of colonial India After an abusive relationship with a predatory older man, debutante Ginny Dunbar is publicly disgraced when her artist lover exhibits a nude painting of her in a smart London gallery. All her mother's hopes for a society wedding are dashed until she lowers [...]
 
Book: Crying is for Babies by Tricia McGill
In the 1930s medicine was still very much a hit and miss affair. The surgeons were still experimenting and learning about the human body. This at a period when there was little in the way of pain relief. This is one woman's story about a childhood ruined by such surgeons, whose bad judgement confined an eight year old subsequently to bed for three years, and left her with a disability to last a [...]
 
Book: Abe Lincoln - Public Enemy No. 1 by Brian Anthony and Bill Walker
When John Wilkes Booth shoots Lincoln with a bullet cursed by the notorious Chicken Man, a local voodoo practitioner, he unwittingly sets in motion a chain of events extending far into the future. Instead of killing Lincoln, the bullet puts the president into a coma for sixty-eight years, his body remaining limber and ageless. When he awakens in 1933, Abe Lincoln is a man out of time, a revered [...]
 
Book: For the Love of Maude (The Dear Maude Trilogy Book 2) by Denise Liebig
Hiding in history isn't the thrill Emily thought it would be... But neither is time travel. "I found For The Love of Maude completely consuming. It has been a long time since I found myself unable to put a book down." 2018 New Apple Summer eBook Awards, Solo Medalist Winner, Historical Fiction - 2018 Global ebook Awards, Bronze Medal Winner, Fiction-Fantasy/Historical Setting - 2018 Global eBook [...]
 
Book: Global Economic Boom & Bust Cycles - The Great Depression and Recovery of the 21st Century by Khafra K Om-Ra-Seti
Was the Meltdown of 2008 the first phase of the Great Depression of the 21st Century? In 2013, this global economic crisis is not over and no one knows the hour or the day when the Final Reckoning will occur! The 2008 Meltdown that culminated in the serial collapse of some of the most powerful corporations in the world, represented only the tip of the iceberg in the emergence of this epic [...]
 
Book: The Curious Misadventures of Tubby Wexler, Private Investigator by Steven W. Johnson
Tubby Wexler believes himself to be the personification of the pulp magazine detectives of the 1930s, 40s & 50s. He has all the trappings - a rundown 2-room office in a dilapidated downtown office, a faithful canine, a magnificent, voluptuous, Cajun beauty as a secretary and list of the most bizarre clients any P.I has ever seen. The only thing Tubby doesn't have is a clue!
 
Book: Hitty and Her Next Hundred Years by Jody Provost
See the 1930s through the eyes of Hitty, a little wooden doll who experiences an amazing array of adventure and historical events as she lives with characters from all walks of life in this book. Find an underground hot spring; survive an earthquake; even meet a mythical (or is he?) legend! Simplicity and storytelling at its best, this book will make you laugh, make you cry, and want to know more [...]
 
Book: Murder & Mayhem in Goose Pimple Junction by Amy Metz
When Tess Tremaine starts a new life in the colorful town of Goose Pimple Junction, curiosity leads her to look into a seventy-five-year-old murder. Suddenly she's learning the foreign language of southern speak, resisting her attraction to local celebrity Jackson Wright, and dealing with more mayhem than she can handle. A bank robbery, murder, and family tragedy from the 1930s are pieces of the [...]
 
Book: White Supremacy - Dark Legacy by Allen L Pollens
"WHITE SUPREMACY" is a unique "factual fiction" book that wraps an exciting story around actual history. It relates what Joyce Levinson unexpectedly experiences when a local Nazi hate group decides to assert itself. It also tells of Nazism from its birth in 1930s Germany through to the present day. Included is information relating to the shockingly rapid rise in hate-based organizations around [...]
 
Book: Time Heals Everything by Linda Swain
Beautiful Katherine Collins, a young woman from nowhere,suddenly had it all. Her promising career as an up-and-coming cabaret singer in a swinging 1930s hot spot known as Simply Blues lands her smack in the middle of a tug of war the likes of which she'd never dreamed possible. On one side stands the man who had opened the door to her career but who refuses to allow himself any further claim to [...]
 
Book: Blues in the Wind by Whitney J. LeBlanc
First-time novelist LeBlanc has created a saga of the birth of the blues. In 1930s Louisiana, Phillip Fergerson's plans to become a doctor end when he falls for the beautiful light-skinned Martha. After marriage, they struggle to raise their children in a prejudiced world, forming different ideas of where they belong in society.Enter Martha's brother, Lightfoot. As he plays his harmonica in the [...]
 
Book: Ile D'or by Mary Lou Dickinson
Shortly after the first referendum on Quebec separation, four people in their forties encounter each other in Ile dOr, the town where all of them grew up. The novel is about gold and greed and renewal and hope. About people who emerge from a frontier existence into the society of the late 20th century with the need to discover how their contemporary lives connect with their pasts: how growing up [...]
 
Book: I Knew I Was Naked by Sean Lacey
An earthy, literate read-laced with a strong dose of humor-awaits the reader in I Knew I Was Naked. Authored by Sean Lacey, this fiction-adventure is the window to a unique American boyhood that will amuse and inspire. Set during the Great Depression and World War II, the language of the novel recaptures the time. This is the story of Sean Lacey, an American boy of Irish descent. Sean is shy, shy [...]
 
Book: Little Miss History Travels to the North Pole by Barbara Ann Mojica
Ever feel like you're standing on thin ice? Here at the northernmost point on Earth, no land lies below. Are there seasons? Who lives here? What does Santa look like and where does he live? This is the ninth book in the children's history series with Little Miss HISTORY arriving at the North Pole in a sled pulled by four huskies.What you will learn... Location of the North Pole What's under it [...]
 
Book: A Secret Treasure (BookStrand Publishing) by Lindsay Townsend
The Greek island of Rhodes: luxurious and hot, beloved haunt of the Sun God, steeped in the mysteries of the past. In the late 1930s during the gathering storm-clouds of war, it is a dangerous place to fall in love. When pretty, passionate Eve Burnett meets the darkly intriguing Julio Falcone, she is torn. As a man, Julio is powerfully attractive. As a policeman, he is bound to be a Fascist. Her [...]
 
Book: Guardian Angel (Master of Illusion Book 4) by Anne Rouen
From the winner of the Silver (2016) & Bronze (2014) Medals for Modern Historical Literary Fiction in the Global Ebook Awards comes the World War II romantic saga, Guardian Angel, the fourth instalment in the Master of Illusion series. Ten-year-old French singer Nicolas de Beaulieu seems to have it all in the rigours and depression of the 1930s: money, social status, fame. But as he grows up, he [...]
 
Book: Beyond the Rapids by Evelyn Puerto
Imagine that you are a believer living in a communist country. You live with the knowledge that at any time you could be imprisoned, tortured, or killed simply because you are a Christian. Beyond the Rapids is the true story of Ukrainian pastor Alexei Brynza and his wife, Valentina, who endured persecution in a culture that was hostile to their faith as they struggled to raise their four children [...]
 
Book: Velvalee Dickinson: The "Doll Woman" Spy by Barbara Casey
In the early 1930s, Velvalee Dickinson moved to New York City where she opened her own exclusive doll shop. She built her reputation as an expert in rare, antique, and foreign dolls. She traveled extensively around the country lecturing and exhibiting her dolls while building a wealthy clientele. Due to her husband's poor health and her failing business, she accepted the role as a spy for the [...]
 
Book: In the City by the Lake by Taylor Saracen
When Viktor Mikhailov follows in his father's footsteps and joins the relatively insignificant Russian mob, he is given an assignment none of his comrades want, yet Viktor cannot help but be secretly pleased. The city is a cesspool of organized crime, with several outfits fighting for a piece of the Prohibition pie, and Viktor's slice is the openly gay Towertown. Tasked with providing whiskey to [...]
 
Book: Bahrain Insect Portraits (Bahrain Nature Book 2) by Jouko Tapio Kärkelä
This book is neither a complete introduction to the entomofauna of Eastern Arabia, nor a complete sourcebook representing Bahrain's Insect world. The aim of this photography book is mainly to show the reader some of the most fascinating insect species still existing on Bahrain island and encourage people to protect and respect Bahrain unique nature. It is also an entomological field study carried [...]
 
Book: The History Teacher by Susan Bacon
It's 1978. In the wake of a baffling double murder, a Columbia University professor is drawn into an intrigue that harks back to the beginnings of the Cold War -- and forced to confront the truth about her family and history as we know it. How do you know what you know is true? During the blizzard of 1978, a woman is discovered face down at the edge of her Delaware estate, a boxer, half-dead, by [...]
 
Book: The Lover's Portrait - An Art Mystery (Adventures of Zelda Richardson Book 2) by Jennifer S. Alderson
A portrait holds the key to recovering a cache of looted artwork, secreted away during World War II, in this captivating historical art thriller set in the 1940s and present-day Amsterdam. When a Dutch art dealer hides the stock from his gallery - rather than turn it over to his Nazi blackmailer - he pays with his life, leaving a treasure trove of modern masterpieces buried somewhere in [...]
 


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