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Girl With A Star Spangled Heart – Elaine Fields Smith

Before the USA was thrust into World War II, Betty Nugen was a farm girl in the mountains of West Virginia. When Congress created the WAC—the Women’s Army Corp—she knew that was where she should be. Serving her country. Elaine Fields Smith gathered information from memories of her mother, Betty, from family stories and historical facts to create this story of a young woman who found a new life away from the only home she ever had known. Before Betty passed away, Elaine had a ...

The Comanche Girl’s Prayer – Angela Castillo

A clean, Christian read with a romantic element. It’s 1890. Called by God, nineteen-year-old Soonie Eckhart travels to an illegal Comanche and Kiowa settlement in North Texas to become a teacher for the children in hiding. Despite her Comanche roots, she finds many in the group, including a volatile young man named Lone Warrior, refuse to accept her. After a chance encounter in the hills with a band of dangerous men, Soonie must draw on the deepest parts of her faith and courage to survive.

The Witches: Salem, 1692 – Stacy Schiff

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra, the #1 national bestseller, unpacks the mystery of the Salem Witch Trials. It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's daughter began to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, but not before 19 men and women had been hanged and an elderly man crushed to death.

The Earthquake Doll – Candace Williams

Miyoko Takahashi has been raised knowing that duty and family honor are the most important things in the world... except in post-war Japan, that world is gone. New laws are in place, giving women heretofore unheard of freedoms. "Modern" ways of behavior are catching hold, causing tradition to be questioned.

Extreme Measurements – Robert L. Stupack

It took the genius of Sir Francis Drake and an army of men to bury the contents of a Spanish Treasure Galleon somewhere in the land Drake called Nova Albion, and the only evidence they left behind was a small brass plaque that claimed the land for England. It only took one man to unravel the 400-year-old mystery surrounding the treasure's location and contents and he found it in his own backyard.

Mary Queen of the Scots – Laurel A. Rockefeller

Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved and controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV and his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary's status as heiress-apparent to the English throne paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic and poorly understood lives of the 16th century.