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The Rogue Queen

By Marcia Maxwell - Published 2015


Biographical Fiction

The fascinating figure of Isabelle of France, the wife of England’s King Edward II, is the central character of Marcia Maxwell’s ...Read Review

River of Dreams

By Harrison Neese - Published 2014


The antebellum American South is brought vividly to life in Harrison Neese’s River of Dreams, which follows a small cast of characters ...Read Review

The Particular Appeal of Gillian Pugsley

By Susan Ornbratt - By Susan Ӧrnbratt - Published 2015Published 2015-04-23


Susan Ӧrnbratt’s exuberantly readable novel The Particular Appeal of Gillian Pugsley centers on the life and adventures of its title heroine, who ...Read Review

Primitive Passions (The Boschloper Saga, Book 1)

By John M. Cahill - Published 2015


“Surely, though, it must have been an exciting life!” a character exclaims to Sean O’Cathail at one point in Primitive Passions, the ...Read Review

Emily’s Vow (A More Perfect Union Book 1)

By Betty Bolte - Published 2014



The first two volumes in Bolte’s well-researched and professionally-produced A More Perfect Union series are stand-alone novels set against the backdrop of ...Read Review

Taking the Cross

By Charles Gibson - Published 2014



The Albigensian Crusade proclaimed by Pope Innocent III in 1208 and launched in 1209 against heretic sects in Languedoc forms the backdrop for Charles Gibson’...Read Review

The Indios

By Gloria Javillonar Palileo - Published 2014


At the heart of Palileo’s debut novel is the beginning of the struggle for Philippine independence from Spanish rule, and the narrative ...Read Review

When I Was Boudicca

By Joann Smith - Published 2014


Biographical Fiction

“Nothing I do to Rome mitigates what they have done to us” – so thinks famed Iceni warrior queen Boudicca in Joann Smith’s ...Read Review