Arrows of Fire

By Marlen Suyapa Bodden - Published 2019


1519. Twelve-year-old Flower is taken from her family and forced to become a goddess impersonator. When her beauty catches the eye of the ruler, ...Read Review

Flood Tide: An Epic Novel of the Greek Invasion of Persia (The Ptolemaios Saga)

By Alexander Geiger - Published 2019



Ptolemaios bitterly regrets that a brief study of ancient Greece turned into a time trap. He’s been in the past for a ...Read Review

The Horseman’s Word (Sons of the Wolf)

By Erica Obey - Published 2019


Set in post-Civil War New York, The Horseman’s Word is a dense, well-researched novel of historical speculation that will appeal to fans ...Read Review

Einstein’s Compass: A YA Time Traveler Adventure

By Grace Blair - By Laren Bright - Published 2019


Children/Young AdultTime-slip

When young Albert Einstein’s father gives him a jeweled compass, he has no idea the adventure that awaits. Spanning from 10,400 BCE on ...Read Review

Stanley & Hazel: The Winnowing: Book 2

By Jo Schaffer - Published 2019


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

In 1934 St. Louis there is a stark divide among the class structure. Hazel Malloy, a privileged 16-year-old, and Stanley Fields, an orphaned “newsie,” ...Read Review

Deadly Relations: A Ming Dynasty Mystery

By P. A. De Voe - Published 2018



Hong Shu-chang is a farmer’s son whose father has sacrificed everything for years to enable him to study for the three arduous ...Read Review

Hall of Mirrors: Virginia Hall: America’s Greatest Spy of WWII

By Craig Gralley - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

One of WWII’s most successful spies was a Baltimore native in her 30s. Her age and gender made the profession unlikely, not ...Read Review

Arise Crusader: Book I of the Lotharingian Chronicles

By Val Jensen II - Published 2018



1096 France: young ploughman Anseau of Valois’ rustic but comfortable life is ripped asunder when it becomes known that he loves a local Jewish ...Read Review

Arrius: Volume III, Enemy of Rome

By Preston Holtry - Published 2019



This third novel in the Arrius trilogy finds the Romans expanding northwards into Scotland from Hadrian’s Wall. Arrius, once a career Roman ...Read Review

Song of Songs: A Novel of the Queen of Sheba

By Marc Graham - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

Approximately 1300s BC: Makeda is a daughter of Saba’s chieftain and his slave wife. When her older half-sister Bilkis is lost after ...Read Review