Historical Fiction

Book Review | Enchanting Nicholette by Dawn Crandall

Young, widowed, and newly out of mourning, Nicholette Everstone is an heiress yearning to be loved. Her parents had arranged for her to marry her loving late husband, but the marriage ended tragically on her wedding day. Returning to Boston after being away, she finds there’s someone new to her set of friends and family… Continue reading Book Review | Enchanting Nicholette by Dawn Crandall

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Book Review | Hidden Among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

The year is 1938, and as Hitler’s troops sweep into Vienna, Austrian Max Dornbach promises to help his Jewish friends hide their most valuable possessions from the Nazis, smuggling them to his family’s summer estate near the picturesque village of Hallstatt. He enlists the help of Annika Knopf, his childhood friend and the caretaker’s daughter,… Continue reading Book Review | Hidden Among the Stars by Melanie Dobson

Historical Fiction · National Park ♥️

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

Historical Fiction

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