US Civil War

Road to Antietam

By Tom E. Hicklin - Published 2018



The reality of war for Daniel and Christopher Galloway is mostly marching back and forth or digging ditches. The rebels stay one step ...Read Review

Savage Conversations

By LeAnne Howe - Published 2019



Part fever dream, part extended meditation on madness, Howe’s Savage Conversations is a bracing commentary on the nature of guilt and grief. ...Read Review

The Abolitionist’s Daughter

By Diane C. McPhail - Published 2019


In 1859, Emily Matthews is living a privileged but sheltered life. Her father, a judge, opposes slavery and has illegally educated the slaves he’...Read Review

The Yankee Widow

By Linda Lael Miller - Published 2019



Caroline Hammond has never traveled far from her home, a farm nestled just outside Gettysburg. But in June 1863, when her husband Jacob is ...Read Review

Seven Aprils (American Civil War Brides)

By Eileen Charbonneau - Published 2019



The Seven Aprils of this action-adventure romance are the Aprils in the years that surround the American Civil War. Tess is a mountain ...Read Review

Blood Moon: A Captive’s Tale

By Ruth Hull Chatlien - Published 2017



In 1862 Minnesota, Sarah Wakefield’s peaceful life with her husband and two young children is about to change radically. The food and money ...Read Review

Secrets in a House Divided: A Novel of Civil War Richmond

By Clara Silverstein - Published 2018


During the summer of 1864, young wife and mother Amanda Ayers Carter is struggling to survive with her daughter Nell in their Richmond home ...Read Review

We Hope for Better Things

By Erin Bartels - Published 2019


We Hope for Better Things chronicles the histories of three Balsam women: Elizabeth, a Detroit Free Press journalist who receives a strange request ...Read Review

With this Pledge (The Carnton Series)

By Tamera Alexander - Published 2019



Lizzie Clouston is 28 and a governess on the McGovern estate. Already believing herself an old maid, and desperately wanting children of her own, ...Read Review

Sound of Distant Thunder (The Amish of Weaver’s Creek)

By Jan Drexler - Published 2018



The title reference is to the American Civil War. Being members of a peace church, most Amish do not believe in fighting wars. ...Read Review

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