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Show Me a Sign

By Ann Clare LeZotte - Published 2020


Children/Young Adult

This middle-grade historical novel offers a unique setting with a compelling, relatable heroine who faces horrific prejudice while navigating her own biases. Set ...Read Review

Red Letter Days

By Sarah Jane Stratford - Published 2020


The “Red Scare” of 1950s US – a panic fueled by fears of Communists infiltrating and influencing US culture – is made intimate and real ...Read Review

Gunpowder Express (A Widowmaker Jones Western)

By Brett Cogburn - Published 2019



This is the third novel in Cogburn’s Western historical fiction series featuring Newt “Widowmaker” Jones, a down-on-his-luck pugilist forced to take work ...Read Review

A Sanctuary of Spirits (The Spectral City Novels Book 2)

By Leanna Renee Hieber - Published 2019


Historical Fantasy

This second book in Hieber’s Spectral City series returns with another powerful, evocative story set in this unique alternative history of 1899 New ...Read Review

Must Love Dukes

By Elizabeth Michels - Published 2014



Michels’ debut novel is a sweet and humorous Regency romance that opens with sexy oomph. Lillian Phillips, anticipating a life as a spinster, ...Read Review

What the Groom Wants

By Jade Lee - Published 2014



The fourth book in Lee’s Bridal Favors quartet focuses on Wendy Drew, co-owner of a women’s clothing store. Forced to work ...Read Review

While Beauty Slept

By Elizabeth Blackwell - Published 2014



This engrossing historical fantasy imagines the story of Sleeping Beauty as told by a young woman of humble birth who plays a key ...Read Review

True Spies

By Shana Galen - Published 2013



In this Regency-era romance, Lady Elinor Keating has had enough of her loveless marriage and long-absent husband, Lord Winslow “Winn” Keating. Unhappy with ...Read Review

A Treacherous Paradise

By Henning Mankell - Published 2013


The famed author of the popular Kurt Wallender series takes a real-life historical tidbit and expands it into a meaty novel of colonialism, ...Read Review

Desolation Island

By Adolfo Garcia Ortega - Published 2013 (c2012)



At heart an early 20th-century tale of adventure, Adolfo Garcia Ortega’s Desolation Island is a dense and meaty novel for lovers of ...Read Review