Tag: Fiction - Historical

The Barefoot Queen

A romantic and thrilling historical adventure from the internationally bestselling author whose work Diana Gabaldon has called “Enthralling” Spain, 1748. Caridad is a recently freed Cuban slave wandering the streets of Seville. Her master is dead and she has nowhere to go. When, by chance, she meets Milagros Carmona–a spellbinding, rebellious gypsy–the two women become inse... »

The Fort: A Novel of the Revolutionary War

SUMMARY: While the major fighting of the war moves to the south in the summer of 1779, a British force of fewer than a thousand Scottish infantry, backed by three sloops-of-war, sails to the desolate and fog-bound coast of New England. Establishing a garrison and naval base at Penobscot Bay, in the eastern province of Massachusetts that would become Maine, the Scots-the only British troops between... »

In the Shadow of the Cypress

Thomas Steinbeck has been praised by “Publishers Weekly “for his stylistic brilliance and “accomplished voice.” Now, his enthralling novel “In the Shadow of the Cypress “blends history and suspense with literary mastery and brings vivid realism to California’s rich heritage. In 1906, the Chinese in California lived in the shadows. Their alien customs, trad... »

Blood Oath

Outlander meets post-Civil War unrest in this nonstop sequel to Sawbones. Laura Elliston and William Kindle are on the run – from the Army and from every miscreant in the West eager to claim the $500 bounty for Laura’s capture as their own. But the danger isn’t just from those pursuing them. Laura and Kindle have demons of their own and a past that won’t stay dead. Exhauste... »

Badlands

Outlander meets post-Civil War unrest in the conclusion to Melissa Lenhardt’s fast-paced historical series. Laura’s worst fears have been realized: Kindle has been taken into custody and she is once again on the run. The noose awaits her in New York, but Laura is realizing that there are some things worse than death. Finally running out of places to hide, it may be time for Dr. Catheri... »

The Queen and the Courtesan

A brand-new historical novel from a well-loved storyteller – Henriette d’Entragues isn’t satisfied with simply being the mistress of Henry IV of France; she wants a crown too. Despite his promises to marry her, the King is obliged by political necessity to ally himself with a rich Italian princess. But Henriette isn’t one for giving up easily. All she has to do to achieve h... »

My Lady Deceiver

1905. Rosie Belsfield feels as if her life has ended when she is rejected from Ellis Island and put on the next boat back to England, leaving her family behind. But fate gives her a second chance when she befriends Lady Rosalind, a pregnant widow on her way to the home of her late husband’s father, the wealthy Sir Ralph Tregowan. Having boarded the ship with one identity, fate decrees that R... »

Lady of Passion

Beautiful and talented actress, poet and fashion icon, Mary Robinson was one of the most famous women of her time – yet she died virtually penniless, her reputation in ruins. For Mary was destined always to be betrayed by the men she loved – her father, her husband and, most seriously, by the Prince of Wales, later George IV, for whom Mary gave up her career, her husband and her indepe... »

Red Inferno: 1945

SUMMARY: In April 1945, the Allies are charging toward Berlin from the west, the Russians from the east. For Hitler, the situation is hopeless. But at this turning point in history, another war is about to explode. To win World War II, the Allies dealt with the devil. Joseph Stalin helped FDR, Churchill, and Truman crush Hitler. But what if “Uncle Joe” had given in to his desire to pos... »

North Reich

American military forces are focused on fighting Japan after Pearl Harbor. Hitler’s army has taken Stalingrad, defeated opposing countries in Western Europe, England has surrendered, and German troops, including the terrifying Gestapo, now control Canada, with a puppet government in Ottawa. Many historians consider Hitler’s greatest blunder was declaring war on the United States in 194... »

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