Historical Fiction

Book Review | Where the Fire Falls by Karen Barnett

“Faith can move mountains, but time spent in the mountains sometimes moves us toward faith.”  —Clark Johnson, Where the Fire Falls Karen Barnett’s Vintage National Parks Novels are proving to be the perfect series for those of us who are both bookish and nature loving. In Where the Fire Falls, readers experience Yosemite National Park… Continue reading Book Review | Where the Fire Falls by Karen Barnett

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Review: The Hidden Side by Heidi Chiavaroli

New York, 2016 Natalie Abbott offers answers for hurting listeners on her popular radio program. But she struggles to connect with her teenagers, with her daughter in an unhealthy relationship and her son uncommunicative and isolated. When one member of the family commits an unspeakable act, Natalie is forced to uncover who she truly is… Continue reading Review: The Hidden Side by Heidi Chiavaroli

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A Refuge Assured by Jocelyn Green

“Let us be instruments of grace in the lives of others for as long as we’re able.” -Tante Rose, A Refuge Assured Jocelyn Green makes history come alive each time I pick up one of her novels. Whether she is writing about the Civil War, French Colonial America, or émigrés of the French Revolution—history, human… Continue reading A Refuge Assured by Jocelyn Green

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The Mayflower Bride by Kimberley Woodhouse

My Thoughts Years ago, my husband and I took a tour of the Mayflower II, a replica of the historic vessel that delivered Saints and Strangers to the New World. Kimberley Woodhouse drew those memories to the forefront of my mind as I began reading her newest novel, The Mayflower Bride. Pairing the two together, I felt… Continue reading The Mayflower Bride by Kimberley Woodhouse

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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