Rebecca Kightlinger


By Cristina Sanders - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

In 1841, nineteen-year-old Edward Jerningham Wakefield arrives on New Zealand’s shores brimming with energy and tasked with acquiring territory for the New Zealand ...Read Review

Blood and Silver

By Vali Benson - Published 2020


Children/Young AdultWestern

Fate has dealt twelve-year-old Carissa Beaumont a bad hand. After cholera claimed her father and brother in 1876, laudanum sank its hooks into her ...Read Review

In the Lion’s Den (The House of Falconer Series, 2)

By Barbara Taylor Bradford - Published 2020



In the Lion’s Den, Book Two of the House of Falconer series, opens in London, 1889, with James Lionel Falconer about to face ...Read Review

Florence Adler Swims Forever

By Rachel Beanland - Published 2020


Biographical Fiction

Atlantic City, 1934. On a fine June day, Florence Adler, training to swim the English Channel, dives into the ocean and disappears beneath the ...Read Review

The Great Game: The Story of the First Oil War

By Togrul Bagirov - Published 2019


Biographical Fiction

The Great Game is a fictionalized account of the Nobels—brothers Robert, Alfred, and Ludvig, and Ludvig’s son Emanuel—innovators and relentless ...Read Review

The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

By Kim Michele Richardson - Published 2019


“‘Right there’ll do it.’ Pa fussed one last time with the slide on the courting candle, then finally placed the timekeeper on ...Read Review

The Devil Aspect

By Craig Russell - Published 2019



Prague, 1935. Hrad Orlů Asylum, an ancient hilltop fortress reputedly built to plug the mouth of Hell, once imprisoned the demonic Jan of the ...Read Review

The Fallen Architect

By Charles Belfoure - Published 2018



England, c. 1900. When a section of the Britannia Empire Theater’s balcony collapses, killing fourteen theatergoers, architect Douglas Layton is convicted of murder. ...Read Review

The Girl They Left Behind

By Roxanne Veletzos - Published 2018


Bucharest, Romania, 1941. King Carol II has abdicated, and General Antonescu’s Legionnaires are massacring Jews or disappearing them in the night. So when ...Read Review

Captain Swing and the Blacksmith

By Beatrice Parvin - Published 2017


Since 1830, threatening letters signed Captain Swing have incited agricultural workers to rebel against landowners for implementing work-saving inventions, particularly the threshers that have ...Read Review