Historical Fiction

Storms of Malhado

Galveston Island, Texas, September 2008 Katie doesn’t believe in ghosts. And she certainly doesn’t believe the rumors that her family’s home is haunted, despite its tragic history: two young women who lived there in different eras died in hurricanes – one during Hurricane Carla in 1961, one during the Great Storm of 1900, the greatest natural disaster to befall the United States. But that was the ...

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 ...

The Galliano Club Prohibition crime thriller series

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Italian immigrants, Chicago mobsters, and the Roaring Twenties come alive, equally gritty and glittering. Luca Lombardo escapes the olive groves of Italy for a new life in upstate New York, even as Chicago thug Benny Rotolo ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Bad Girl

A captivating debut novella for readers of Janet Fitch's White Oleander and Catherine Ryan Hyde's Don't Let Me Go, The Bad Girl unleashes an unforgettable cast of characters into a time and place known for its violence and peril where chances of survival are slim: 1971. New York City

Waiting on Faith

FROM THE AGES OF PIRATES IN THE CARIBBEAN TO THE FREE SPIRIT OF THE 1960s, a woman's journal spreads the hope of forgiveness and grace across the ages. Captured by the pirate Gaspar and held captive for ransom, Magdalena is taken from everything she knows.
What began as a welcome journey to the new Americas turned into a nightmare for the ship's young women. Unsure of what had become of the r ...

The Enchanted Swans: An Irish Fairy Tale Retelling

Pre-Celtic Ireland. Fae princess Fionnuala knows no greater love that that for her family. But when tragedy strikes and her mother dies in childbirth, her father’s descent into despair sends their once-golden world into a spiral of fear. With her new stepmother consumed by jealousy and wielding wicked sorcery, Fionnuala's devotion to her siblings is her only hope. Her world crumbles further whe ...

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 ...

Past Storm and Fire

She wrote herself into history. Will she sample the sensual spoils? Val Masterson longs for a taste of passion. With a loveless husband and a soul-sucking job, it’s no surprise when a bump on the head gives her vivid dreams of life as a powerful heroine. Losing herself in rugged fantasies with two twelfth-century Icelandic brothers, she’s shocked when her smoking-hot fictional men vie for much ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Southern Republic

In a world where the South has won the Civil War… It’s 1982. A hundred years have passed since the South emerged victorious in the War of Northern Aggression. From the ashes of the aftermath, the industrial North has evolved into the technical center of the modern world, while the agrarian South, now broken up into Protectorate territories overseen by Protectors, props up its culture with vicious ...

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 ...

Seventh Dimension Series Full Box Set: Books 1-6

The Seventh Dimension Series Full Box Set includes The Door, The King, The Castle, The City, The Prescience, and The Howling. The Seventh Dimension Series has won over thirty-five book awards. "Time is an illusion until God's appointed time," is the major theme based on A.W. Tozer's quote in The Pursuit of God: "A spiritual kingdom lies all about us, enclosing us, embracing us, altogether within r ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Josephine's Daughter

In the late nineteenth century, Wealthy and headstrong Kit Firestone chafes under the strictures of the Golden City’s high society, especially the interference of her charming but overbearing mother, Josephine. Kit’s secret rebellion leads to potentially catastrophic results and keeps her from finding true happiness. When her brother nearly dies from a dangerous infection, Kit defies convention an ...

Kedesha: A Timeless Tale of a Love Priestess

Sacred sexual rituals bring Taras soul to the ancient Temple of Astarte

Tara is a young American who travels to Jerusalem, where she meets Yoni, a handsome Israeli who is a sexual shaman. Yoni and his wife Hagar take Tara on journeys of deep self revelation, using ancient rituals and sacred sexuality, that link her soul to the ancient Temple of Astarte, which stood in Jerusalem before t ...

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 ...

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 ...

Chadwick Yates and the Ascent of Mt. Dolymtiud

“If it’s meaning you seek, there’s no better place to be than here, or perhaps, up there.” A Shining Mountain. Mt. Dolymtiud: the roof of Tanzia and the home of the godlike Altaicans. Their motives inscrutable, they have invited Yates and Sharp to the majikal palaces at the summit, where the House of Knowledge lies. But reaching the top quickly becomes more dangerous than e ...

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 ...

Search for the Golden Serpent

Evan has been having some very strange dreams. The Perth-based architect dismissed an unexpected phone call from an entrepreneur in Greece, asking him to restore his family home, as the ravings of a crank. Until, that is, the dreams begin, each more vivid than the last. A dream encounter with a mysterious character called Zeus sees him catapulted back in time to 500 years before the birth of Chris ...

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 ...

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 ...

Chadwick Yates and the Forest Labyrinth

“I would ask that you, whose crafts of warfare are renowned, enter the forest labyrinth, find this minotaur, and destroy it.” A Majikal Maze. A harrowing journey by river raft brings Yates and Sharp into a Faerie country, but they find it in crisis. A Faerie master enchanter reveals the existence of a hidden maze in the jungle that leads to the source of all majik. A Servant of Maraa n ...

His Gift

His Gift is inspirational historical fiction for most all ages. It is a fast-paced story of a young woman's determination to see her dream come true. On the cusp of the stock market crash of 1929, seventeen-year-old Molly has aspirations for a career in music after high school. With the passion of an athlete preparing for the Olympics, she trains relentlessly to become the best she can be. As her ...

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.

THRONE OF THORNS

A cursed prince. Two clashing empires. A bloody throne no one can keep. Vlad Dracul is shattered. After a lifetime of service, the aging knight is stunned to see his king deceive him. This betrayal breaks his heart and costs him the throne he's lived his whole life for. Defying fate, Vlad gathers an army to fight for his right. But can his horde of rag-tag peasants measure up to the sultan's train ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Alina, The White Lady of Oystermouth

Alina's husband John de Mowbray takes control of the Lordship of Gower in 1320, in an attempt to secure her inheritance. But her father had sold it to the king's favourite, and the king takes it back. The Marcher Barons side with de Mowbray and rebel against the king. But although it eventually leads to the king's downfall, Alina and John will pay a heavy price.

THE SECRET LIFE OF MRS. LONDON

GOLD MEDAL WINNER! THE SECRET LIFE OF MRS. LONDON, by Rebecca Rosenberg San Francisco, 1915. As America teeters on the brink of world war, Charmian and her husband, famed novelist Jack London, wrestle with genius and desire, politics and marital competitiveness. Charmian longs to be viewed as an equal partner who put her own career on hold to support her husband, but Jack doesn’t see it that way…u ...

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 ...

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 ...

Intrepid Journey, Book One: An Untamed Frontier (The Bennett Family Saga)

An untamed frontier. A family’s new start. To survive, they’ll need luck and they’ll need each other... New York City, New York, 1835. Thomas Bennett never planned on living in the shadow of his in-laws. But when a devastating fire wipes out New York City and forces him and his wife, Jane, to leave, he’s willing to do anything to gain his independence. Years later when an opportunity opens up to t ...

Rasputin's Legacy

Historical/espionage thriller (not a romance).

The Cold War. A backdrop to betrayal. A playground for power. A rogue Soviet general mobilizes to overthrow the Soviet regime and gain control of the USSR's military arsenal. The world is on the brink of war. To stop him, the US president sends covert operator Atcho deep inside Siberia. Failure could spell nuclear annihilation -  and a ...

Trouble In Glamour Town

Murder. Corruption. Romance. Movie stars. A modern day TV shoot ‘em up? No. It’s 1926 Old Hollywood, and a film producer is gunned down in cold blood. In comes Rosie, a pretty bit-player, who, in spite of her stage-mother’s expectations, just longs to be happy. Silent screen idols Clara Bow, Gloria Swanson, Lon Chaney, and Rudolph Valentino float in and out, as Los Angeles’ corruption is exposed, ...

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 ...

The Fisherman's Bride: The Untold Story of the Wife of Simon Peter

She has no name. She is not even a footnote. Her tale is hidden behind the well-told fable of her husband, the man who would become Simon Peter, the first Apostle. Cast off by her family after shunning a wealthy suitor to marry a humble fisherman, her life is fraught with hardship. She endures her husband’s growing restlessness, fish shortages from the Sea of Galilee, and the oppression of an all- ...

Alina, The White Lady of Oystermouth

Alina's husband John de Mowbray takes control of the Lordship of Gower in 1320, in an attempt to secure her inheritance. But her father had sold it to the king's favourite, and the king takes it back. The Marcher Barons side with de Mowbray and rebel against the king. But although it eventually leads to the king's downfall, Alina and John will pay a heavy price. Accurate history told in a storyte ...

Honor Among Outcasts: DarkHorse Trilogy, Book 2

After a harrowing escape from Mississippi, abolitionist Durksen Hurst, his fiancée Antoinette DuVallier, and their friends — a group of undocumented slaves — land in guerrilla-infested Civil War Missouri, the most savage whirlwind of destruction, cruelty, and death in American history. Trapped in a terrifying cycle of murder and revenge, scarred by Quantrill’s cold-blooded Lawrence massacre and th ...

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 Guardian of Secrets

After fleeing from an abusive husband accused of murder, Celia Merrill becomes embroiled in a Spanish Civil War. Celia’s two sons march under opposing banners, whilst her twin daughters take different paths; one to the Catholic Church and the other to the battlefields. And in the shadow of war, a sinister villain from the past resurfaces. \"Three generations struggle in this suspenseful and ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Bee Sting Cake by Brunhilde

Fleeing the war-torn German Empire, Brunhilde “Hilde” Schuster immigrates to the United States where her cousin’s family teaches her rudimentary English. She finds work as a caretaker for the elderly member of a family whose German ancestors immigrated decades earlier. Carl Becker, whose parents fled Germany after the failed 1848 revolution before his birth, feels an attraction to the new companio ...

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 ...

Lies That Bind: A Logan McKenna Mystery Book 6

Rumrunners. Secrets. Murder! In the 7th thrilling addition to the Logan McKenna Mystery series, Logan’s persistent digging is about to get her killed.

Things are changing for Logan McKenna. She bought a fixer-upper with Ben on the Oregon coast and is about to meet her half-sister, Olivia, who, until last year, she didn’t know existed. But the remodel is going smoothly and Logan beg ...

Katarina's Dark Shadow

The only uncertainty in war is uncertainty. Set during the darkest days of Ukraine’s history, Book One: Katarina’s Dark Shadow prequels the courageous human struggle inside a distinct faith during violent political times. 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? ...

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 Inn of Fallen Leaves

In the turmoil of Japan, before the banishment of the samurai class, a disillusioned samurai, Itashima Chobei, is confronted by Akiyama, a samurai on a mysterious errand for his powerful leader. Their conflicted worlds lead to a battle of wits, ego and pursuit. In the middle is a beautiful woman, Miyo, attached to one, coveted by the other. Cho, after having been forced by his clan to perform atro ...

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 ...

STIFF HEARTS

At the end of twenty-year-old Gillian Rysert’s train journey from St. Louis to New York City in 1949, she believes she’s escaped her narcissistic mother Hannah. Magnetized to violence by her mother and bereft of her father, Gillian no longer lets love in. So far, Gillian’s reserve has shielded her from risking heartache. But now Gillian's surrounded by other Greenwich Village incomers suffering ...

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 Cats History of the World

Mark's experience and love of history has given him a keen eye and dry quirky sense of humour that veils a message about the human condition. In A Cat's History of the World, Mark speaks from the cat's perspective of history's events – tongue in cheek, as is Mark's way to send us a message.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Devil Take Tomorrow: A Thrilling Revolutionary War Adventure

George Washington has been marked for death. British agents embedded in the Continental Army wait only for the order to strike. Racing against time, rebel spy Ethan Matlock sets out to protect the one man who can save the Revolution. Without General Washington, the whole American enterprise might easily collapse, for no one else has demonstrated the ability to keep together an army that constantly ...

Tryst with Destiny

It's the end of World War II in Guna, India, and as a small child, Charu vows to become a doctor, as doing good deeds is the path to salvation in her Hindu faith. On the bus to med school in Gwalior, Charu meets the vivacious Shyla, another med student who inspires Charu to take new risks. Just as Charu is set to graduate, her father arranges a marriage for her with Jashar, the son of a political ...

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 ...

Accursed Women: a collection of short stories

Five stories, five women, five legends. Phaedra, a Minoan princess, marries out of duty and to safeguard her precious home. She falls in love with Hippolytos, her husband’s son and asks the Goddess Aphrodite for help. He spurns her affections. The Trojan War, one of history’s greatest stories ever told. What if the legend as told is wrong? History is told by the victors, and facts changed to twist ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lantern In The Window

He needs a strong wife. She needs to escape the cotton mill and save her deaf sister's life. They both have secrets. they both tell lies. Can they find their way to love?

The Companion

They say she’s a murderess. She claims she’s innocent. But Lucy has been known to tell lies… 1855, New Hampshire. Lucy Blunt is set to hang for a double murder. Murderess or victim? Only Lucy knows the truth. In the shadow of the gallows, Lucy reflects on the events that led to her bitter downfall—from the moment she arrived at the rambling Burton mansion looking for work and a better life t ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

A Just and Upright Man

It is 1763. James Blakiston, overseer of Lord Ravenshead’s estate and a newcomer to the Durham parish of Ryton, is determined to solve the mystery of old Reuben Cooper’s murder – but he has no idea how to go about it. As enclosure threatens to make the poor even poorer, Blakiston follows one misguided hunch after another. The only thing that he can really be certain of is his love for the beautifu ...

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 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 ...

Abilene Gamble

Harry Bradford is a lawyer and sometimes detective. Some call him a bounty hunter. With half of his face torn to pieces toward the end of the Civil War, people turn away from him. He fled his native Indiana where people did not wish to hire anyone who reminded them of the war. He hoped to find among the drovers, stock yards, railroads, homesteaders and trouble-making drifters pouring into Abile ...

Last Class Citizen

They’ve gained their freedom from the South. But what if their new freedom is all a lie? Patrick Edgerton, leader of the Railway Association, has succeeded in the monumental task of freeing slaves from the once mighty Southern Republic. Following the fall of the South, the UN has decreed that the South must pay for the care of any former slaves. With hope finally on the horizon, Patrick and those ...

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 ...

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 Sons of Brabant

Europe is on fire. Fuelled by religion, politics and power, war rages across the continent, pitting father against son, and brother against brother. In the wake of such conflict come horrific famine and deadly plagues. Rumours begin to surface of the End of Days, of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and the violent Renaissance of Mankind. As Europe burns, betrayal and feuding rages in the Braban ...

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 ...