US Civil War

With Great Sorrow: A Civil War Story (Paddy series)

By Lisa Boyle - Published 2023



Rosaleen and Emmet are part of a community of Irish immigrants who have come to Massachusetts seeking a better life. In late 1861, Emmet ...Read Review

The Lioness of Boston

By Emily Franklin - Published 2023


Biographical Fiction

The Lioness of Boston is a fictionalized biography of Isabella Stewart Gardner, the prolific art collector who eventually turned her Boston home into ...Read Review

Little Writer (Marmee’s Girls)

By Marina Hill - Published 2022


In Little Writer, a retelling of Louisa May Alcott’s 1868 classic Little Women from Jo March’s first-person vantage, author Marina Hill reimagines ...Read Review

The Lost Wife

By Susanna Moore - Published 2023



Sarah, a luckless woman in mid-19th century America, flees her abusive husband, leaving her daughter behind. She ends up in Minnesota, where ...Read Review

Never Sleep

By Fred Van Lente - Published 2023


Never Sleep is a solid historical fiction offering by well-known graphic novelist and fiction writer Van Lente. Opening in 1861, it follows Kate Warn, ...Read Review

Hidden Cargo

By Robin Lloyd - Published 2023



Following up his blockade-running bonanza in Harbor of Spies, Lloyd returns with another authentic adventure with American Navy acting lieutenant Everett Townsend hot ...Read Review

In This Moment (Timeless)

By Gabrielle Meyer - Published 2023


Inspirational RomanceTime-slip

Maggie’s life is unique. As a time-traveler, she inhabits three different time periods. In 1861, she is Miss Margaret Wakefield, daughter of a ...Read Review

The Faithful Dog: A Civil War Novel

By Terry Lee Caruthers - Published 2022


Children/Young Adult

Bärchen is Louis Pfeif’s hound. When Louis leaves for the U.S. Civil War, Bärchen refuses to remain home and ...Read Review

The Duke in Question (Daring Dukes, 3)

By Amalie Howard - Published 2022



Lady Bronwyn Chase enjoys her undercover role as the Kestrel, but when she sails to America to deliver a sensitive document involving President ...Read Review

Wild, Beautiful, and Free

By Sophfronia Scott - Published 2023



Set in the mid-1800s, this compelling coming-of-age novel explores the life of mixed-race Jeannette Bébinn, the love child of a Louisiana ...Read Review