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Grace – Paul Lynch

A sweeping, Dickensian story of a young girl on a life-changing journey across nineteenth-century Ireland on the eve of the Great Famine Early one October morning, Grace’s mother snatches her from sleep and brutally cuts off her hair, declaring, “You are the strong one now.” With winter close at hand and Ireland already suffering, Grace is no longer safe at home. And so her mother outfits her in men’s clothing and casts her out. When her younger brother Colly follows after her, the two set ...



An Australian Story – Gordon Smith – Gordon Smith

“William Charker, for your part in the burglary of the dwelling of Thomas Evans at St. Mary Lambeth and stealing goods to the value of £33.60 you are hereby sentenced, along with your accomplice, to 7 years transportation in the colony of New South Wales.” And so starts the saga of an Australian Family. Although this is the story of my ancestors it is also the story of Australia. William Chalker arrived in Australia aboard the convict ship Perseus on 13th of July 1808 and ...

Because You Loved Me – Christa Allan

1841 Ever since her parents died of yellow fever when she was a child, Charotte LeClerc has lived with her grandparents, who rarely speak of their son and his wife. They are on the verge of negotiating a marriage contract with a suitor, a man Charlotte loathes, when they discover that she enjoys the company of Gabriel Girod, a young Creole man. Her future hangs in the balance as her grandparents choose between keeping secrets or revealing a truth they’ve known since before her birth ...

Surviving the Fatherland – Annette Oppenlander

***Winner 2017 ‘National Indie Excellence Award’*** ***An IWIC ‘Hall of Fame Novel’*** Spanning thirteen years from 1940 to 1953 and set against the epic panorama of WWII, author Annette Oppenlander’s SURVIVING THE FATHERLAND is a sweeping saga of family, love, and betrayal that illuminates an intimate part of history seldom seen: the children’s war. SURVIVING THE FATHERLAND tells the true and heart-wrenching stories of Lilly and Günter struggling with the terror-filled reality of life in the Third Reich, each embarking on their own dangerous path ...

Spirit of Fire – Emmerson Brand

Marjorie Bruce, newly-crowned Princess of Scotland and daughter of feared Scottish warrior King Robert the Bruce, is about to witness the English invasion into Scottish territory. After the English military ambushes Marjorie and her stepmother, they take them to England. It is up to Archibald Douglas – one of the King’s men – to return Marjorie to her father without harm. With the help of friends along the way, Marjorie trains to become the finest warrior Scotland has ever seen. She also learns secrets about ...

Generations – John Reinhard Dizon

Based on the life of West Texas pioneer J.D. “Big John” Sanders, Generations is a biographical celebration of Irish heritage, a story of indomitable spirit and unfailing vision, and of relentless pursuit of the American dream. After a whirlwind romance with the formidable Nora Brooks, Big John forges a cattle town in the rugged West Texas frontier during World War I. Thirty years later, Marion Kidd Sanders journeys to New York in pursuit of fame and fortune — and brings the family name to new ...



The Underground River – Martha Conway

Set aboard a nineteenth century riverboat theater, this is the moving, page-turning story of a charmingly frank and naive seamstress who is blackmailed into saving runaways on the Underground Railroad, jeopardizing her freedom, her livelihood, and a new love. It’s 1838, and May Bedloe works as a seamstress for her cousin, the famous actress Comfort Vertue—until their steamboat sinks on the Ohio River. Though they both survive, both must find new employment. Comfort is hired to give lectures by noted abolitionist, Flora Howard, and May ...

God’s Hammer – Eric Schumacher

History and legend combine in the gripping tale of Hakon Haraldsson, a Christian boy who once fought for the High Seat of a Viking realm. It is 935 A.D. and the North is in turmoil. King Harald Fairhair has died, leaving the High Seat of the realm to his murderous son, Erik Bloodaxe. To solidify his claim, Erik ruthlessly disposes of all claimants to his throne, save one: his youngest brother Hakon. Erik’s surviving enemies send a ship to Wessex, where the Christian count of ...