Historical Fiction

A Review of Many Sparrows by Lori Benton

 Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? and one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father…. Fear ye not therefore, ye are of more value than many sparrows. Matthew 10:29-31 Either she and her children would emerge from that wilderness together, or none of them would… In 1774, the Ohio-Kentucky frontier… Continue reading A Review of Many Sparrows by Lori Benton

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12 Days at Bleakly Manor by Michelle Griep

England, 1851: When Clara Chapman receives an intriguing invitation to spend Christmas at an English manor home, she is hesitant yet feels compelled to attend—for if she remains the duration of the twelve-day celebration, she is promised a sum of five hundred pounds. But is she walking into danger? It appears so, especially when she comes face… Continue reading 12 Days at Bleakly Manor by Michelle Griep

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Steal Away Home: Charles Spurgeon and Thomas Johnson, Unlikely Friends on the Passage to Freedom by Matt Carter and Aaron Ivey

“There are friends that require much talking as they are insecure with silence—but there are other friends which require no words, no dialogue for enjoyment.” About the Book Thomas Johnson and Charles Spurgeon lived worlds apart. Johnson, an American slave, born into captivity and longing for freedom–Spurgeon, an Englishman born into relative ease and comfort,… Continue reading Steal Away Home: Charles Spurgeon and Thomas Johnson, Unlikely Friends on the Passage to Freedom by Matt Carter and Aaron Ivey

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Book Review » A Name Unknown by Roseanna M. White

“He had never doubted God heard him. The rest of the world—they were the ones who couldn’t make out his intent through his stammering tongue. But what must it feel like to doubt the basic truth? That God heard. God answered. God could be trusted.” —Peter Holstein, A Name Unknown My Thoughts A Name Unknown opens… Continue reading Book Review » A Name Unknown by Roseanna M. White

Audiobooks · Historical Fiction

Audiobook Review | Grounded Hearts by Jeanne M. Dickson

In the midst of World War II, Ireland has declared herself neutral. Troops found on Irish soil must be reported and interned, no matter which side they are fighting for. When midwife Nan O’Neil finds a wounded young Canadian pilot at her door, she knows she’s taking a huge risk by letting him in. Not… Continue reading Audiobook Review | Grounded Hearts by Jeanne M. Dickson

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July Book Club Book Review » My Daughter’s Legacy by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould

Virginia, 1864 Therese Jennings cannot abide the thought of owning slaves. When her widowed mother inherits a plantation, Therese flees to Civil War Richmond, where she works as a governess by day and tends to wounded soldiers at night. But when trouble befalls her family, can she reconcile her obligations with her beliefs? And will… Continue reading July Book Club Book Review » My Daughter’s Legacy by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould