Early United States

Bent Tree Bride

By Denise Weimer - Published 2021



Set during the War of 1812, this is the story of Cherokee soldier Sam Hicks and Susanna Moore, the daughter of his American commander. ...Read Review

An American Marriage: The Untold Story of Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd

By Michael Burlingame - Published 2021



Michael Burlingame, author of the two-volume biography Abraham Lincoln: A Life, turns his attention to Lincoln’s wife, Mary Todd Lincoln.  Burlingame is ...Read Review

Love, Theodosia: A Novel of Theodosia Burr and Philip Hamilton

By Lori Anne Goldstein - Published 2021


Biographical Fiction

First, a confession: I’ve never seen Hamilton, and haven’t heard the song that inspired this novel. But I have heard of ...Read Review


By Lori Benton - Published 2021


Inspirational Romance

North Carolina, 1795. Over a year ago, Ian Cameron sent Seona and their son Gabriel to live with his family in Boston. Seona was ...Read Review

Beneath the Bonnie Blue Flag: A Novel from the de Melilla Chronicles

By Stephen Estopinal - Published 2021


There are instances when an author’s impressive knowledge about a period is more of a hindrance than a help. Instead of concentrating ...Read Review

Absaroka War Chief

By Bryan Ney - Published 2021



James Beckwourth’s name was in the news in 2021, when a wildfire sprang up near the California town named for him. I hadn’...Read Review

America’s Last Emperor: Book One

By Darren Mckeeman - Published 2021


While this novel is based on fact, its subtitle is “A Tale of Old San Francisco,” and what a wild tale it is! ...Read Review

Murder on Principle (A Will Rees Mystery, 10)

By Eleanor Kuhns - Published 2021



A man garbed in a bright yellow waistcoat, fawn-colored pantaloons, and red-trimmed Hessian boots is an unusual sight in the Maine woods, and ...Read Review

Crooked in His Ways: A Lightner and Law Mystery

By S. M. Goodwin - Published 2021



Inspector Jasper Lightner and Detective Hieronymus Law are back for another round of intrigue, secrets, and murder most foul in pre-Civil War New ...Read Review


By Eli Brown - By Karin Rytter (illus.) - Published 2021


Alternate HistoryChildren/Young Adult

Brown’s fans have to wait a long time between novels, but each one is worth it. Readers who adored his award-winning “culinary ...Read Review

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