Historical Fiction

Seeking Catherine

Bargained away to a brothel, she is beyond hope, beyond rescue…but not beyond the reach of the one man who can save her.

He’s hurt her in the past. Can she trust her heart to him again?
During an age of chivalry they were sweethearts, planning a future together in England.

Headstrong and proud, Catherine Sudfield remembers everything about Stefan Boswell. A ...

The Berllin Tunnel: A Cold War Thriller

Books, movies and popular media have eulogized the major role that British breaking of the Enigma Code played in the winning of World War II. During the Cold War, a more monumental effort was made by America and her allies to intercept and exploit Russian and communist countries communications. In the mid-1950s a tunnel was built by British MI-6 and the CIA which tapped into a buried communication ...

Tales from the Hills

There is never a dull moment in this collection of short stories that will grab your attention and keep you spellbound! Peter Greene describes life growing up in the picturesque Blue Mountains of the Nilgiri District of Southern India.The pretty tourist towns of Coonoor, Ketti and Ooty will intrigue you with fascinating characters like Soosai the sorcerer and his black arts, Emily the maidservant' ...

The Deception

A sleight of hand. A trick up the sleeve. A call for the dead. It’s all part of the game in this twisty tale by the bestselling author of After Alice Fell. Maud Price was once a celebrated child medium, a true believer in lifting the veil between the living and the dead. Now penniless, her guiding spirit gone, the so-called “Maid of Light” is desperate to regain her reputation—but doing so means p ...

Forbidden Ties (Enemy’s Keeper Bk1)- Medieval Historical Fantasy and Love Story

FIVE STARS *****: A swirling mix of political intrigue, vivid action sequences, and lighthearted romance makes Forbidden Ties a delight for medieval fiction lovers. Author Kyrie Wang's tale of two people from opposing factions finding themselves forced to work together under extraordinary circumstances is captivating from start to finish. - Pikasho Deka for Readers’ Favorite Reviews ...

Of Gold & Blood Book Series Two

Poisoned Legacy Unsolved deaths. Untold treasure. Can she uncover the secret of her inheritance before dark forces claim another victim? California, 1868: A rundown goldmine seems like singing star Graysie's golden opportunity. But bright new beginnings crumble underfoot when the townsfolk of the Sierra Nevada mining town start dropping dead of mysterious causes. Will an Aussie-born adventurer ...

The Magna Carta Story: The Layman's Guide to the Great Charter

The layman's guide to Magna Carta and a good story too. The relationships, arguments, bad behaviour, and civil war around the imposition of the Great Charter on King John, and what happened afterwards.

Another Tribe

Julii, a beautiful, insecure and victimized Tennessee Indian is caught up in the white man's world after saving the life of a Confederate captain wounded at the battle of Shiloh.

Overcoming great disadvantage, cruel prejudice and bitter persecution, Julii harnesses her intrinsic genius to become ...

Ghosts of Tsavo

Armed with Victorian etiquette and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in the small colonial town of Nairobi desperate for a pot of tea. But she will need more than that if she is to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process. She must endure all manner of inconveniences while surviving the machinations of her best friend's dashing godfather and the efforts o ...

GOLD DIGGER, the Remarkable Baby Doe Tabor

Double Gold Medal Winner! "10 out of 10" Publisher's Weekly BookLife Prize 1878, Colorado. When Lizzie Doe’s family loses everything in a fire, the twenty-year-old is forced to marry and go west to prospect a gold mine in Colorado, hoping to send money home to her parents. Miners, unaccustomed to such delicate beauty, nickname her Baby Doe, after a newborn deer. But Baby Doe proves herself tougher ...

MADAME POMMERY, Creator of Brut Champagne

Champagne, France, 1860. Madame Pommery, an etiquette teacher and orphanage founder, loses her husband and is forced to support her family. With no experience, the forty-year-old widow decides to make champagne. Her unique vision is to change it from a sweet dessert beverage to a dry, crisp wine to be enjoyed anytime. When champagne makers refuse to teach her their craft, she forges ahead on her o ...

Hatfield 1677

The Conquest of Wales: A Brief History

In 1066 William of Normandy won the Battle of Hastings, but Wales wasn't conquered for over two hundred years. The Welsh princes were a thorn in the side of the English kings until Edward I, building castles and roads as he went, finally conquered Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, the last Prince of Wales. Told in a storytelling style with lots of illustrations, this is history you'll enjoy reading. This lit ...

Yesterday's News

Antiques can be a dangerous business. Especially when you’re dealing with a desperate politician, a sexy ex-cop, and a couple of "spirited" companions.

Anna Yesterday owns Yesterday's Antiques in small town USA. When she finds an old newspaper clipping lining the drawer of an antique dresser, she realizes she's never heard the heart wrenching story of abu ...

The Queen's Dog

In the Bronze Age Syrian kingdom of Ugarit, a eunuch slave mistakenly believes his mistress the queen loves him, so when asked to spy on her under threat of punishment, he finds a way to avoid it. When she shows she cares nothing for him, he justifies reporting her disloyal activities but cant escape agonies of conscience. As her sentence of divorce turns into execution, he decides he must avenge ...

The Sun at Twilight

Tudhaliya IV comes to the
throne as a usurper's younger son, determined to rule according to the traditional
values of justice and clemency, despite the advice of his ambitious mother and brothers. When his cousin with whom he was
raised as someone dearer than a brother, decides his own claim to the throne is
stronger than Tudhaliya's, the latter must decide whether to apply ...

Call of the Morrigú: An Irish Historical Fantasy

Ireland, 1798. Tomboy Dosey Latimer hates playing prim and proper. Despite her reluctant engagement, her true passion lies with her grandfather's plans to excavate an ancient site on the estate. When they stumble upon an enigmatic stone box hidden in a sacred cave, Dosey’s curiosity gets the best of her, and she breaks the seals that bind its ancient secrets—unleashing a vengeful goddess upon the ...

Legacy of Luck

When he falls for a woman promised to another, can an enchanted family heirloom aid his quest to Scotland and his ardent desire? Ireland, 1746. Traveler Éamonn Doherty thrives on wine, gambling, and song. But when his womanizing draws him to a fiery-haired lass impervious to his charms, he finds himself more than intrigued. And though she continues to spurn his gallant advances, he vows to win he ...

Caesar's Command

Caesar Fights for the Republic. History Changes Forever. Caesar is the praetorian governor of Further Spain when war breaks out against a rebel with a familiar name: Quintus Sertorius. The late Roman rebel left a half-Iberian son behind, and now he's determined to win freedom for his people. But there's one problem: Gaius Julius Caesar is in his way. Now Caesar finds himself on the side of the Rep ...

Legacy of Truth

He gave her a gift. Using it could bring her to madness. Ireland, 1795. Esme Doherty believes the best of everyone. Despite a drunken father, a bullying twin sister, and a failing farm, the impoverished girl refuses to allow her sunny demeanor to dim. But when her grandfather gives her a magical brooch that enables her to detect lies, she finds her idealism crashing towards a pit of despair. W ...

The Singer and Her Song

Uqnitum is a singer from a famous musical lineage in the kingdom of Mitanni. When the fall of their city to the Assyrians costs her the life of her husband and her youngest child, she and her pregnant, widowed daughter flee to the court of Ugarit. Haunted by guilt over her part in her husbands death, Uqnitums increasingly unhinged personality becomes dangerous to the peace of her remaining family. ...

Operation Underpants

87-year-old ex-spies Max and Olivia live in a nursing home forgotten and waiting to die when they are dragged back into the world of international espionage. The fate of much of the world hangs in the balance. Also, in this series: Claudia – Operation Chaos and Operation OBE – Over Bloody Eighty. The Max & Olivia books are a unique series - set against the back drop of the challenges to the in ...

After Alice Fell

Winner of the 2022 Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award for Best Historical. Until she discovers the truth of her sister’s death, no one will rest in peace. New Hampshire, 1865. Marion Abbott is summoned to Brawders House asylum to collect the body of her sister, Alice. She’d been found dead after falling four stories from a steep-pitched roof. Officially: an accident. Confidentially: suic ...

An Appointed Time

Based on historical events, "An Appointed Time" is an account of state police recruit Frank Mahan's challenging journey in 1959 to a fateful confrontation with fugitive John Coyle in the bogs and swamps of Middelborough, Massachusetts. The story is a character study of these men and it considers the role of destiny and the stain of violence. Selected as a Finalist in the Historical Fiction categor ...

The Crocodile Makes No Sound

Four years into Akhenaten’s new regime, the dissatisfaction of those who practiced the old religion of Amen-Ra is growing. Hani, a diplomat already under the king’s surveillance because of the disappearance of his firebrand Amen priest brother-in-law, gets drawn into an investigation for the Beloved Royal Wife, who is being blackmailed. Meanwhile, the new vassal king of A’amu, lodged at Hani’s hou ...

Cursed by Furies: A Tale of Vikings, Elves and Gods

2021 Firebird Book Award winner. Start the series that brings a complex web of real-world mythology into modern times! 1000 years ago the Elves nearly destroyed their species through war. As punishment, their ancestors cursed them and trapped them on the Earthly plane. Priscilla Forester is a 500-year-old Cursed Elf, with abilities far different from most. She knows there is some secret about her ...

The Good Time Girls

A novel of wild women, the bonds of friendship, a harrowing road trip, and help found in the least likely places. In 1905 Kansas, ex-dancehall girl and outlaw Ruby Calhoun has settled into a (mostly) quiet and (mostly) lawful life. But out of the blue her past comes hustling into town when her ex-friend and ex-dancehall partner, Pip, shows up with a grim message and dangerous mission: Cullen Wilde ...

BLACK EAGLE

Black Eagle A woman on the run…a warrior’s vow…an assassin on their trail. THE WARRIORS OF THE IROQUOIS, BOOK 1 With the English and the French at each other’s throats, struggling for control of the North American continent, the battle lines have been drawn. But Marisa Jameson is witness to treachery closer to home. After she overhears her uncle’s plot to destroy a Dutch town for his own gain, she ...

Scepter of Flint

During the Great Jubilee of the Aten, a mysterious series of tomb robberies takes place, and witnesses begin to die. With plague ravaging the palace, where Hani’s daughter is a physician, and Egypt’s ally, Naharin, collapsing into the hands of a usurper, Hani must make sense of what is happening. And who in high places is his real enemy.

The Defenders of Dolpheim

Ulrich Blackhand began his day in the Germanian village of Dolpheim like any other. An act of deceit and dishonesty from another would put his life in jeopardy and he would be forced to flee all that he has known. In his flight he discovers a threat to his people, their lives and freedom were in peril. Hanoot Knutson loved to drink and to fight. He was truly happy when his tongue was wet with mead ...

The Storm After

A historical fiction tale of four strangers who come together in the aftermath of the Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900—the deadliest hurricane in US history. More than 6,000 people died that fateful day and the island was left a sea of brokenness. As the four diverse strangers cling to each other amidst the devastation in an attempt to survive, they change each other in ways they never woul ...

The Lightning Horse

When a young Hittite charioteer discovers that the chariot accident that killed his father and maimed his grandfather was sabotage aimed at the king, he sets out to find the killer. Facing the loss of everyone he holds dear, he learns that good and evil are often not what they seem, and he must struggle to adjust to a new identity.

MY FATHER, MY ENEMY

Juliane is the baseborn daughter of Henry I, King of England. Her father finds her a suitable match with a Norman lord, Eustace, and she has two daughters that she adores. But Eustace is hot-headed and sometimes cruel; he maims the young son of a man who is involved in a hostage exchange to bind peace over a disputed castle. King Henry orders that Juliane's daughters suffer the same fate as the la ...

Susannah's Secret

San Francisco, 1872. Susannah Carterton yearns to be accepted as a serious artist. But family comes first, and she accompanies her adored adopted niece back to the guardianship of an unsuitable biological uncle. But when an estranged friend is found murdered and she stands accused, the panicked painter swallows her pride to ask help of the man who loathes her in kind. Jack Cabot is ecstatic to ...

Freedom Skies

One day in 1860, everything changed for everyone, everywhere.  In Victorian London, in an age when steam and clockwork power are all-important, a series of events throws Oliver, Jake and Charlotte into conflict with the authorities. They come from very different backgrounds and join forces with an escaped slave, a street urchin and a prostitute to form an airship crew - The Rebel Runaways. Wi ...

Scarlet

It’s 1925. Scarlet Haslewood is a con artist. Besides perfectly baked pastries and strong coffee, she has a fondness for stealing things. But she knows that stealing the most famous painting in the world would be pointless. After all, what can you do with it once the world finds out it’s missing? Hide it in your closet? She’d rather use that space for her hat collection. So instead of stealing the ...

The Past Ever Present

Three voices tell the story of The Past Ever Present: Clay Jeter (this experience as a child played a pivotal role in Clay’s later decision to attend film school and direct film); Clifton Coleman as a mischievous child begging his brother to play with him; and Clifton as a grandfather and guardian on the set of the tv series Christy. Director and co-writer of Jess + Moss, Clay won the 2011 Govern ...

Legacy of Hunger

When the magical secrets of The Emerald Isle beckon, will she survive answering the call? Pittsburgh, 1846. Valentia McDowell wishes she could rest. Plagued by nightmares of her grandmother’s mysterious brooch lost in Ireland, the well-off woman grows more troubled when a fire ravages her family’s business. But as she buries herself in the rebuilding efforts, she can’t shake the sense that a power ...

A Kiss After Tea

An action-packed Jewish Regency Romance with heart - the Trilogy Finale. By all accounts, Caleb Klonimus has been on the verge of proposing to his best friend’s little sister since he was eight. But the beautiful and accomplished Lizzie Pearler barely notices him—until he returns changed from a quest for jewels. And as for Lizzie, he is not marriage material. But as Lizzie and Caleb join force ...

A Minor Deception: A Joseph Haydn Mystery

Kapellmeister Joseph Haydn would like nothing better than to show his principal violinist, Bartó Daboczi, the door. But with the Empress Maria Theresa’s visit scheduled in three weeks, Haydn can ill-afford to lose his surly virtuoso. But when Bartó disappears—along with all the music composed for the imperial visit—the Kapellmeister is forced to don the role of Kape ...

The Curse of Conchobar―A Prequel to the Adirondack Spirit Series

Before Columbus discovered America, Conchobar washed ashore! A young man is lost at sea and survives a terrifying ordeal only to arrive in a new land with nothing but his memories. His father abandoned him and left him with a curse. His mother gave him a name befitting a king, then died during childbirth. The monks of Skellig Michael raised him to be a pacifist and prepared him for life as a mason ...

Black Entry

This is a fictionalized account of "Project Tiger", which was an operation spanning 1962 and 1963 in which the CIA inserted numerous indigenous agent teams into North Vietnam for the purposes of espionage, sabotage and other special operations. It also relates the story to earlier CIA operations in which similar efforts were made to drop agents in Communist East Europe - with similar results.

Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery

Stolen artifacts, a missing anthropologist and a tenacious amateur sleuth. American art history student Zelda Richardson is back and embroiled in another exciting art-related mystery! This time she's working at an anthropology museum in Amsterdam on an exhibition of artifacts from the Asmat region of Papua – the same area where a famous American anthropologist disappeared in 1961. When the anthrop ...

Ashes Like Bread: A Biblical Novel of Lamech and His Two Wives

A scorned prophetess. A deadly omen. Will this kinswoman of Adam and Eve persevere with intuition she can’t deny? Zyla is used to the elders of the clan rejecting her dark glimpses into the future, and bitter that she doesn’t receive the honor she believes she deserves. When her forecast of a terrible flood gets her exiled, she and her sister flee the mountain of Eden to live among evil descendant ...

To Dream of Shadows: A Gripping Holocaust Novel Inspired by a Heartbreaking True Story

Inspired by a previously untold true story, “To Dream of Shadows” is one of the most heartwarming, heartbreaking, and heroic tales of the Holocaust. She will save hundreds of lives. But can she save her own? 1943. 18-year-old Czech, Inge is torn from her family and imprisoned in some godforsaken hellhole. There, she suffers month after month of torturous labor while praying for liberation by ...

The Lies That Bind: DarkHorse Trilogy, Book 1

"…a gripping tale for fans of Southern fiction...a story of deceit, slavery, and dangerous complicities..." - Readers' Favorite. Broke and despondent, trickster Durksen Hurst arrives in rural Mississippi seeking redemption for his disreputable past — and maybe some glory. When he encounters a dozen fugitive slaves hiding in the wilds, he persuades them to build a plantation with him — a scheme tha ...

Unbridled Vengeance #5 Of Gold & Blood mystery series

Rural Sacramento, 1870. Caleb Stewart can’t wait to be a family man. After battling natural disasters and legal challenges to secure his land claim, he’s finally free to court the French beauty next door. But he’s forced to push his feelings aside when his own hacienda becomes the scene of a suspicious double murder. Madeleine Laurent hopes a fresh start in America will help her forget painful ...

On Distant Shores

1847. Ballyclaven, Ireland. A terrible famine has ravaged the devastated Emerald island. With little food to eat, young Jonathan Flynn is struggling to stay alive after losing his family in the course of a single fateful night. Life is already bad, but Jonathan’s pride and youthful temper make him a dangerous enemy to his ruthless landlord, Lord Cavanaugh, who wouldn’t rest until he sends the y ...

The Island of the Righteous: The untold story of the Greek island that rescued its Jews in World War 2

A dying man's last breaths point toward a tantalizing treasure and the answers to a shattered family's past. 1941, the island of Zante, Greece. Pantelis Kokinis and his family live under the dark cloud of Italian occupation. As the horrors of the war draw nearer, reality for the Kokinis family grows more and more fraught. Long-held secrets, raw emotions, and the fear of what’s coming leave them sc ...

The Whispering Women

Louisa Delafield and Ellen Malloy didn’t ask to be thrown together. But after Ellen witnesses the death of a fellow servant during an illegal abortion, Louisa, a society columnist, vows to help her find the truth and turn her journalistic talent to a greater purpose. Together, these unlikely allies battle to get the truth out, and to avenge the wrongful death of a friend. What will our heroes d ...

Kill the Teachers

Kill the Teachers takes readers through this agonizing period of contemporary Mexican history. It begins with the decision by the 70,000 member Section 22 of the national teachers’ union to stage a sit-in in the city of Oaxaca's Zocalo and chronicles the brutal state police attack on the strikers, which included the beatings of women and children. The teachers fought back and not only retook the Z ...

The Price of Compassion - The Golden City Book Four

It’s 1907 and former surgeon Tom Justice sits in a San Francisco jail on murder charges. The attorney hired to defend him is perplexed: the doctor hasn’t confessed to the crime—if there even was a crime—but why won’t he declare his innocence? The reasons are complex, reaching back to Tom's youth and influencing the decisions Tom makes about his family, career and even the women in his life. An abs ...

Fortress of the Sun

It’s 243 B.C. and Greece is ready for a revolution. Eighty years have passed since the death of Alexander the Great, the man who first cowed free Hellas into submission. His successors to the Macedonian throne have only tightened their grip in the interim, the present king no exception. Spartan rebellions, opportunistic usurpers, foreign invaders – for nearly five decades, King Antigonus has seen ...

A Crown of Blood

England 1467: The bloody Wars of the Roses have found a fragile truce Some foes were slain, others lurk in the dark, ready to rise. The battle of Towton changes Isabella’s life forever. In the aftermath, she meets two men who will irrevocably change her destiny. One saves her, the other is saved by her. One will become her husband, the other she falls in love with. Born to a lowly mercenary, I ...

The Vestals Conspiracy: A Novella (Prequel To The Nina Monte Mystery Thriller Series)

Nina Monte, a renowned professor of ancient religions, receives a cryptic message. Her former mentor and a prominent Italian archaeologist, Filippo Oliveri, needs her to come to Rome—he believes only Nina is capable of understanding the true significance of his new discovery.

But when she finally reaches the excavation site, Oliveri is gone. Instead, Nina comes across a series of clues that so ...

Sawbones

Wrongfully accused of murder, Dr. Catherine Bennett is destined to hang... unless she can disappear.

With the untamed territory of Colorado as her most likely refuge, she packs her physician's kit and heads West. But even with a new life and name, a female doctor with a bounty on her head can hide for only so long.

Sawbones is the first no ...

Sadie's Vow

New York, 1872. Sadie McGillicuddy’s word is her bond. Swearing to her dying mother to always protect her willful sister, she’s soon tested when her beautiful younger sibling runs off into the night. Jumping on a San Francisco train in hot pursuit, the resourceful young woman evades a gangland enforcer’s unwanted attention with the help of a handsome stranger. Count Dolphie Westerhoven’s future ...

The Exile: Gods of Egypt

Even gods fall in love. Except Djet, a 4000 year powerful shape changing sorcerer, who manages to so enrage his sister Hathor, the goddess of love, with his ignorance of matters of the heart, she strips him of his powers and locks him in a tomb. Audrey Delany is a student at the American University in Cairo, majoring in Papyrology and flunking out in love, because she has a fatal attraction to vio ...

Love Lost in the War

Israel loves Paula, but they are separated in their struggle to survive World War II Israel and Paula are teens living in Biala Podlaska, Poland, on the eve of World War II. One day Israel tells Paula that he will marry her in a few years. She objects, and their friendship ends. But when the Germans enter the city, they flee together to Russia and volunteer in Soviet labor camps - to survive. They ...

Caught in a Trance-A Tale of Hypnosis and Reincarnation

Addicted to the world beyond the veil, will he escape creeping danger before his future is forfeit? Wilmington, New York, 1849. Moses Munch defines happy-go-lucky. Living amidst the gloriously beautiful Adirondack mountains, the skilled hypnotist loves to spend his days using his gift to help others. But after he experiments with a risky self-induced trance, his former passion turns into a dark ob ...

The Consequence of Anna: A Heartbreaking Historical Family Saga of Love, Friendship, Obsession, and Madness

THE AMAZON #1 BESTSELLER, reminiscent of The Thorn Birds, The Light Between Oceans, and Lady Chatterley’s Lover. Poignant, heartrending, and unforgettable. Inspired by a TRUE STORY . . .

Nominated for a PULITZER PRIZE . . . Soon to be a MAJOR MOTION PICTURE.

“An intense and emotional read!” – Rhys Bowen, N ...

Toni's Smile

A quirk of fate puts a Blatina in the Oval Office. What now?

Toni Madison never dreamed about becoming President. It simply wasn’t even an option for someone like her, a Black Latina after all. 

Life had a different plan as a heart attack places her behind the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office. 

Now, three years into her bland accidental Preside ...

Scandalous, Vol. 2 of the Victoria Woodhull Saga: Fame, Infamy, and Paradise Lost

Set in and around New York City in the early 19th Century, Victoria Woodhull and sister, Tennessee Celeste Claflin take the city by storm as they challenge morality, fashion, economics, social justice, and equal pay for equal work. Leveraging their wealth as the sisters become famous on the lecture circuit, they fight for women’s rights, suffrage and enter into the political arena as Victoria is n ...

Another Self

“How long must we suffer for the sins of our past?” Julia, brilliant yet humbled by cruelty and abuse, overcomes great disadvantage to become the richest person in ancient Rome. Living a double life, she wields power from behind the scenes to bring vengeance down upon those who wronged her. When her schemes ensnare Rome’s two greatest generals, Lucius Cornelius Sulla and Gaius Ma ...

Age of Secrets: An Irish Historical Fantasy

Ireland, 500. In an ancient land where forgotten tales and mystical wonders abound, a man with a fragmented past embarks on a quest to reclaim his true identity. Fingin, a gentle soul plagued by an abusive childhood, ekes out a meager existence as a fisherman, hiding his inner kindness from the world. Bound by the crippling weight of his stutter, he chooses solitude over the risk of being branded ...

The Hand of God

An African-American man is caught between his own demons and those of 1950s American society in this historical novel. The Hand of God tells the story of 24-year-old Bobby Lincoln, who lives in the coastal town of Palm Harbor in 1955 Florida. With few jobs and no education available to him, he ekes out a living by fishing and working at the local sugar mill. But it’s not enough for him or his comm ...

Code of Conduct

Matt Tillet, an F-8 Crusader pilot, is shot down over North Vietnam in 1966. He escapes from his spiraling, out-of-control jet with only seconds to spare, but is quickly captured by Vietnamese militiamen. Surviving torture, months of solitary confinement and the infamous Hanoi March, the dream of returning home to his wife and two children keeps him going. Repatriated in 1973, he returns to find t ...

Dead Man's Hand

An action-packed historical western for fans of William Johnstone and Louis L'Amour. Condemned to die, he's about to find a reason to live. Jake Paynter is a doomed man. Haunted by an abusive childhood and his participation in atrocities of the Civil War, he seeks the isolation of the Plains Cavalry as a white officer for an all-Black buffalo soldier troop. Now, he is in irons and certain to be ha ...

Chadwick Yates and the Cannibal Shrine

“You know nothing. Nothing about Tanzia or its people. You would never have agreed to dog me if you didn’t want to see the Black Continent, and only I can show it to you. You have only one option anyhow: follow me, Commander Sharp.” A Lost World. A Marvelous Expedition. A Dangerous Ambassador. Across the waters from industrialized Cavendia lies the Forbidden Continent of Tanzia, where Servants, th ...

Civil War Journal of a Union Soldier

Harmon Camburn signed up for duty as a Union soldier two weeks after the first shots were fired in the Civil War. He served for the next three years, fighting in both Battles of Bull Run and other skirmishes of the War Between the States. His tour of duty ended with a shot through his lung and capture by Confederate soldiers. Fortunately, he survived his wounds and wrote about his time in the Unio ...

Misfortune of Time: An Irish Historical Fantasy

Can a woman trapped in a loveless union escape without sacrificing her precious grandchild? Ireland, 1055. In an ancient realm where time weaves a tapestry of love and loss, a woman trapped in a loveless union must find the strength to break free, even if it means sacrificing everything for her precious grandchild. Étaín, forever locked in a youthful facade, lives in perpetual anguish, concealing ...

Dangereuse: Grandmother of Eleanor of Aquitaine

Dangereuse is not an ordinary medieval woman. Red-haired, headstrong and fiercely intelligent, she shocks the nobility of her time...especially when she abandons her husband and children to be the mistress of William of Aquitaine, the Troubadour Lord. William's repudiated wife, Philippa, will not let the matter rest, however, nor will the Duke's angry son, William. So Dangereuse devises a wedding- ...

Katarina's Dark Shadow

The only certainty of war is uncertainty. 1951: Peter stumbles on his adopted mother’s diaries from the Russian Revolution. What happened during those early years that prompted Katarina to go back to Ukraine during WW2? What secrets lie behind the Iron Curtain? 1915-1917: During the great war, Ukraine seeks independence from Russia. Fifteen-year-old Katarina yearns for freedom from her restrictive ...

The North Wind Descends

Hani doesn’t know what to make of it when the king starts honoring him, but he must still find the man who killed a foreign ambassador right under the roof of the Egyptian commissioner in Kumidi—a man whose past intersects bizarrely with Hani’s. And then, the queen of the new coregent has a special task for him which may involve dragging Hani’s nineteen-year-old daughter into court politics. He mu ...

The Hours Before Dawn

Beneath the outgoing façade Madeline Brooks hides a secret. Lively, energetic and ambitious, Madeline is studying music at the Royal Academy, building a career as a pianist. Behind the outward success, she is struggling to cope with scars inflicted on her psyche in her troubled past. Then violinist Joshua Hanson enters her life. Deeply creative, gentle and sensitive, he is unlike anyone she has kn ...

The Lover's Portrait: An Art Mystery

A portrait holds the key to recovering a cache of looted artwork, secreted away during World War II, in this captivating historical art thriller set in the 1940s and present-day Amsterdam. When a Dutch art dealer hides the stock from his gallery - rather than turn it over to his Nazi blackmailer - he pays with his life, leaving a treasure trove of modern masterpieces buried somewhere in Amsterdam, ...

Gifted Heart

In 1947, Ray Petriani flees Texas in the middle of the night with a wife and young family. Desperate for work, he takes a job in California and is sent to inland China on a business venture. A gift exchange with the local potentate provides him with two things he doesnt want, things he cannot reject, and things hes forced to protect. Those gifts disrupt his life.
Through his research of the f ...

Ella Maud

"Ella Maud" is fiction based on meticulous research about real events. The story here is one of the biggest murder mysteries of early modern America. ​W​hen a dispute between sisters leads to an accidental murder, the cover-up​ divides a city and bedevils a nation. Proper, elegant Olive Cropsey loves her sister, Nell. Trouble is, everyone else loves her too. When a dispute over Nell’s boyfriend​ J ...

This Time Tomorrow

Two brothers. One woman. A nation at war.


A compelling story of war, brotherly love, romance and betrayal during World War One. 

Vast in scope and intimate in the portrayal of three lives swept along by circumstances, 'This Time Tomorrow' moves from the drawing rooms of Edwardian London to the trenches of the Western Front and to the uncertainty of post-war B ...

The Music Hall Murder

London, 1909 Ruby Redlick is a young woman with a passion for reading, who yearns to break free of her constrained life in Upper Norwood and go on the stage. She dreams of playing dramatic characters like her idol Sarah Bernhardt. But the West End is full of lords, predators and courtesans. Ruby almost comes a cropper until a new friend comes to the rescue and introduces her to the ...

Swansea Miracle

It was a cold, crisp November morning on Gallows Hill above Swansea Castle. The two convicted men shivered in their thin shirts waiting for the hanging. But this was to be a hanging like no other before or since. One of the men wouldn't stay dead. Endorsement "Welsh history is peppered with forgotten events. Swansea Miracle is a gem, a small slice of Swansea history brought beautifully to life a ...

Injustice for gold in Africa

After the death of his wife, Doctor Christoph Kloppel discovers a partial cure for cancer that could have saved her. With grief and regret driving his determination, he is eventually awarded the Nobel Prize and uses it as a platform to further advance his research

  • What he doesn’t expect, however, is the breakout of WWII, during which the Nazi party comes for him, demanding ...

The Book of Uriel: A Novel of WWII

An otherworldly tale with indelible characters in a realistic wartime setting. Hoffmans novel sublimely fuses world history and Jewish folklore.---Kirkus Reviews

In the fires of World War II, a child must save his people from darkness…

Ten-year-old Uriel has always been an outcast. Born mute in a Jewish village known for its choir, he escapes into old stories ...

Under the Light of the Italian Moon

Inspired by a true story of love and women's resilience during the rise of fascism and WWII ~A promise keeps them apart until WWII threatens to destroy their love forever~ Fonzaso, Italy, between two wars, Nina Argenta doesn’t want the traditional life of a rural Italian woman. The daughter of a strong-willed midwife, she is determined to define her own destiny. But when her brother emig ...

Lily of the Nile

With her parents dead, the daughter of Cleopatra and Mark Antony is left at the mercy of her Roman captors. Heir to one empire and prisoner of another, Princess Selene must save her brothers and reclaim what is rightfully hers...


Misfortune of Vision

A magical gift of the fae. When a soothsayer faces her end of days, can she find her lone heir before more blood is spilled? Ireland, 1177. Royal seer Orlagh’s prophecies of war fall on deaf ears. So with her sons long dead and only an intractable girl for an apprentice, the aging visionary dreams of her grandson and the need to pass on her legacy. Fearing her mortality, she leaves her short-sight ...

To Rescue a Witch

It’s 1739. An abused girl accused of witchcraft is defended by a man married to an actual witch. William MacLeod, a fierce Scottish lawyer, takes on a daunting task—rescue young Annaliese from her tormentors in Virginia colony and deliver her to her aristocratic father in London. But lurking in the shadows are enemies eager to expose MacLeod’s wife, Fiona, as a witch with a dark secret. Thei ...

SILENT SENTINELS

WW1, Ukraine, Early winter. 1918: When the battlefront enters their village, Katarina and her injured sister, Anna, flee into the smoke-filled dense forest at night. When Anna stops to rest, Katarina searches for water. As snow falls, obstacles and wild creatures create a scary adventure. This short story is based on the characters and timeline from the author's series: Russian Mennonite Chronic ...

Lake of Flowers

Hani is set to investigate thefts from the king’s household that turn out to be related to a more sinister attempt on the king’s life. Meanwhile, witnesses to the crown prince’s dodgy birth begin to die, and Hani fears for his daughter and her friend, who were also present. More secrets emerge about the prince’s identity, and Hani finds himself caught between the government and the radical revolut ...

The Last Trace: a novella of The Chosen

Trace Pierre Tasman’s simple life as a mountain man in 1842 Montana turns into a living nightmare when a beautiful but vicious she-demon begins stalking him. The insatiable desire she ignites in Trace overshadows his dread of her brutal attacks, and as his attraction to her grows, he fears his only escape may be death.

The Irish Inheritance

When an adopted American businessman dying with cancer asks her to investigate his family background, it opens up a world of intrigue and forgotten secrets for Jayne Sinclair, genealogical investigator.  She only has two clues: a book and an old photograph. Can she find out the truth before he dies?

Bird in a Snare

When Hani, an Egyptian diplomat under Akhenaten, is sent to investigate the murder of a useful bandit leader in Syria, he encounters corruption, tangled relationships, and yet more murder. His investigation is complicated by the new king’s religious reforms, which have struck Hani’s own family to the core. Hani’s mission is to amass enough evidence for his superiors to prosecute the wrongdoers des ...