The Road Beyond Ruin

By Gemma Liviero - Published 2019


Germany’s surrender to the Allies in May 1945 ended World War II, but Europe’s suffering is scarcely abated. Stefano, a scarred Italian ...Read Review

Duchess by Deception (Gilded Book 1)

By Marie Force - Published 2019



1902. Although he must marry by his fast-approaching thirtieth birthday or lose his title, Derek Eagan, the Duke of Westwood, finds the current crop ...Read Review

Tender Hope (Cimarron Creek Trilogy)

By Amanda Cabot - Published 2019



A Tender Hope is the third book in the Cimarron Creek Trilogy, an American West series set in Cimarron Creek, Texas in the ...Read Review

Courting Mr. Lincoln: A Novel

By Louis Bayard - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

Two visitors arrive in Springfield, Illinois, in 1839: an aristocratic Kentucky belle with politics in her lineage, and a backwoods lawyer, Kentuckian by birth, ...Read Review

The Hundred Wells of Salaga

By Ayesha Harruna Attah - Published 2018Published 2019



Near the end of the 19th century, as transatlantic slavery has been essentially abolished, internal slavery persists in Ghana. Two quite different young ...Read Review

Leading Men

By Christopher Castellani - Published 2019


Biographical FictionLiterary

Leading Men achieves what historical fiction does best. Taking the spotlight from the famous protagonists in history, the novel projects its luminous beam ...Read Review

Devices and Desires: Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England

By Kate Hubbard - Published 2018Published 2019



Devices and Desires explores the life of Bess of Hardwick and of her great building projects, especially the still-extant Hardwick Hall. It is ...Read Review

Death March Escape: The Remarkable Story of a Man Who Twice Escaped the Nazi Holocaust

By Jack J Hersch - Published 2019



Although Death March Escape is a true-life story, it is structured like many historical novels in two time streams. The ‘historic’ stream concerns ...Read Review

Our Castle by the Sea

By Lucy Strange (author) - Published 2019


Children/Young Adult

Lucy Strange’s second book takes place on the Kent coast during the first months of the Second World War. Petra and her ...Read Review

The Wolf in the Whale

By Jordanna Max Brodsky - Published 2019


Historical Fantasy

An Inuit newborn at risk of imminent death is revived by the warm breath of a white wolf. The infant’s grandfather believes ...Read Review