Historical Fiction

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

A Family Shattered

“A Family Shattered” is book two in the “Michal’s Destiny” series Taavi Margolis is arrested on Kristallnacht when he races out of his apartment to protect his daughter’s fiancée, Benny, who is being attacked and killed by a gang of Nazi thugs as they pillage and destroy the streets of a little Jewish neighborhood in Berlin. Taavi’s wife, Michal and ...

A Rebel without a Rogue

"A sparkling debut" — Historical Fiction Society Indie Reviews

A woman striving for justice

Fianna Cameron has devoted her life to avenging the death of her father, hanged as a traitor during the Irish Rebellion of 1798. Now, on the eve of her thirtieth birthday, only one last miscreant remains: Major Christopher Pennington, the English army officer who not ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 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. ...

Love Comes at a Cost

A husband lost at Dunkirk, the vocation to make glorious music and a second chance at love. It’s 1944. Widowed and grieving for her dead husband, Madeline Hanson has abandoned her career as a concert pianist. But while touring RAF bases with a troupe of entertainers, she discovers a beautiful grand piano concealed in a dark corner. What secrets does it hold? It speaks to her of passion, musi ...

Merchants of Virtue

MERCHANTS OF VIRTUE follows a rich merchant family during the repeal of religious tolerance by Louis XIV. France, 1685, Jeanne Delpech returns from her chateau to the Quercy capital to find her townhouse overrun by mercenary soldiers. The Sun King’s dragoons are given carte blanche to rob, beat, and commit atrocities to force Protestants to abjure their religion. Can Jeanne keep her children ...

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

I Jonathan, A Charleston Tale of the Rebellion

Just before America joins World War 2, a college student is called to join distant relatives honoring the 100th birthday of his Great Uncle Jonathan in Hendersonville, NC. While there, the old man begins the story of how he came to live in the South, far from his native Boston. From a family of privilege, 16-year-old Jonathan finds himself impoverished and alone in a city about to declare war agai ...

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 Inside

Heidi Murphy has been raised by a religious family and spent the last three years of high school at a private Christian boarding school. At 19 she is living in Pennsylvania, married, bored, directionless, and apathetic. After a devastating personal tragedy, her best friend's invitation to visit San Francisco in 1989 changes all of that. She begins a completely different new life in the eclectic an ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Hatfield 1677

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dane's Dream

In the heart of Wyoming's untamed wilderness, Hannah Sullivan’s world is thrust into chaos when her father, fueled by alcohol, puts her up for auction at the trading post. Hannah's journey becomes one of survival, strength, and the pursuit of a life beyond the shadows of her father's actions. Can she mend the wounds inflicted upon her heart and carve a new destiny amidst the rugged landscape? D ...

I AM ELI

The Cowboy Preacher, Monty Rieck, knows trouble. Before becoming a minister of Christ, he chased all the world had to offer, leaving him desperate for answers. Little did he know, he was the one being pursued. Despite suffering financial loss, emotional heartbreak and physical pain, he finally found what he was looking for, which changed everything, including his identity. Read I AM ELI, the ...

Shattering TIme

The number one best-selling thriller Stealing Time continues it’s “breathtakingly original” journey. Ronnie Andrews returns from eighteenth century London shell-shocked from her first terrifying time travel encounter. Her boyfriend, Jeffrey Brennan, casts doubt on her sanity leaving Ronnie wondering if she went back in time or is having a mental breakdown. To add to the tension, Hurricane Francis, ...

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 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 ...

They Called Him Marvin by Roger Stark

They Called Him Marvin: A History of Love, War and Family by Roger Stark “They were the fathers we never knew, the uncles we never met, the friends who never returned, the heroes we can never repay. They gave us our world. And those simple sounds of freedom we hear today are their voices speaking to us across the years.” Bill Clinton Such a man was 1st Lt Dean Harold Sherman, B-29 Airplane Command ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 Galliano Club Prohibition crime thriller series

A must-read series for fans of The Godfather, Boardwalk Empire & the Untouchables! Book 1 MURDER is #free for limited time! Prequel ROAD short read only 0.99.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Age of Druids: An Irish Historical Fantasy

Ireland, 470. In an ancient world torn between old traditions and new beliefs, a pagan woman finds herself caught in a perilous struggle to protect her family from the clutches of both zealous Christians and power-hungry Fae. Clíodhna mourns the presumed loss of her husband, and as the months pass with no sign of his return, she clings to her ancestral customs. She distrusts the encroaching domina ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fast Track To Glory-An International Thriller

"Thriller fans who relish international intrigue and settings won't want the story line to end" (Midwest Book Review). Finalist in the 2016 Readers' Favorite International Book Awards.

 

Professor Nina Monte, an expert in ancient religious texts, is called into a secret meeting. A mystical object has been discovered in a 15th-century galley, buried at the bottom of ...

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 ...

The Music Maker's Daughter

Something is deeply wrong in the Belaugh household, and Madeline Brooks is about to step right into it. When her beloved pianist father dies, Madeline loses everything - her family, her friends and home. But she never abandons hope. She dreams passionately of following in her father’s footsteps and making music her life. Rising above the orphanage regime, she secures a music scholarship with t ...

Vienna on Fire

ESCAPE FROM NAZI VIENNA IS GRETA KOLBE’S ONLY HOPE

March 12, 1938: German troops swarm into Austria, and 18-year-old Jewish Greta Kolbe's comfortable life, along with her parents and the city's other 250,000 Jews, sinks into a nightmare of intimidation and terror.

Faced with arrest for joining the Austrian resis ...

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 ...

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 ...

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? ...

Miller's Secret

Miller's Secret Obsession. Ambition. Betrayal. Left in an orphanage as a young child, Miller Dreeser vowed to someday live a life of wealth and prestige. He obtained that life, with no thought of the consequence to those he used as puppets on a string to get there. His acceptance into the world of the socially elite is not enough to conquer his internal demons, and that unquenchable ambition may c ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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?

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Calling Wren

A son of the Erie Nation, "Calling Wren" called the Niagara Frontier home until his capture at the hands of the Seneca and their Haudenosaunee brethren. In time, after rising from servant to adopted son of the Seneca's Bear Clan, Calling Wren must make the ultimate decision: join the England-backed Haudenosaunee Confederacy in annihilating the Erie or die standing with the remnants of his Erie kin ...

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 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 ...