US Civil War

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

Dactyl Hill Squad

By Daniel Jose Older - Published 2018


Children/Young AdultFantasy

Dinosaurs of all shapes and sizes fly the skies and wander the streets of New York City in 1863. The Civil War rages off ...Read Review

The Rebel Killer

By Paul Fraser Collard - Published 2018



Instead of retreating to Boston with the defeated Union army, after the battle of Manassas, Jack Lark and the escaped slave Rose intend ...Read Review

Murder in the Oval Library (Lincoln’s White House Mystery)

By C. M. Gleason - Published 2018



Eight hundred feet is all that separates the White House from Confederate troops two days after the firing on Fort Sumter. With President ...Read Review

Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen

By Sarah Bird - Published 2018


Biographical FictionWestern

Based on a little-known piece of history, this book tells the story of Cathy Williams, the only woman to ever serve with the ...Read Review

The Rebel Killer (Jack Lark, Book 7): A gripping tale of revenge in the American Civil War

By Paul Fraser Collard - Published 2018



Virginia, 1861. Jack Lark is fighting for the Union in the Civil War. The book opens with the aftermath of battle. Following the defeat ...Read Review

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