Life After Life – Kate Atkinson

What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in a variety of ways, while the ...



The Revenant – Michael Punke

A thrilling tale of betrayal and revenge set against the nineteenth-century American frontier, the astonishing story of real-life trapper and frontiersman Hugh Glass. The year is 1823, and the trappers of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company live a brutal frontier life. Hugh Glass is among the company’s finest men, an experienced frontiersman and an expert tracker. But when a scouting mission puts him face-to-face with a grizzly bear, he is viciously mauled and not expected to survive. Two company men are dispatched to stay behind ...



Fox Tossing – Edward Brooke-Hitching

In the spirit of Schott’s Miscellany and The Dangerous Book for Boys, a quirky collection of history’s most bizarre sports and stories of mankind’s most daring and ridiculous recreational pursuits—from baby boxing, to octopus wrestling, and ice tennis. Have you ever wondered what people did for fun throughout history? Edward Brooke-Hitching began to wonder the same thing while flipping through an eighteenth-century German book on hunting, and found a bygone sport in which German nobles launched foxes into the air. This random discovery of a ...

For Two Cents, I’ll Go With You – Marcia Maxwell

In the spring of 1917, Walter “Pat” Lusk is lonely and bored. Sitting at his desk shuffling papers, he dreams of glory as World War I rages across Europe. Frustrated, he thinks the closest he’ll ever get to the war is rereading newspaper reports of heroic soldiers in desperate combat – until one day his friend Aubrey arrives, gleefully announcing that the United States has declared war on Germany! That very day Pat abandons his job and enlists in the Army, desperate for a real ...



Tightrope – Simon Mawer

From the author of the best-selling and Booker Prize–shortlisted The Glass Room and Trapeze An historical thriller that brings back Marian Sutro, ex-Special Operations agent, and traces her romantic and political exploits in post-World War II London, where the Cold War is about to reshape old loyalties   As Allied forces close in on Berlin in spring 1945, a solitary figure emerges from the wreckage that is Germany. It is Marian Sutro, whose existence was last known to her British controllers in autumn 1943 in Paris. One of ...

The Book of Jubilees – Eric M. Black

Amazon International Bestseller “Rockin’!” –USA Today bestselling author Louise Caiola (@authorlouisec) The Book of Jubilees is a historical fiction novel that follows the second life of Juan Ponce de Leon. Most people know that Juan discovered North America. But very few people know that in his search for the Fountain of Youth, Juan actually found a fountain: but it was a fountain that originally came from the Garden of Eden. Once the discovery is made, Juan has to fight his nemesis, Diego Columbus, son of ...

Dearest Love (Do You Remember) – Patrice Wayne

Texan Isaac Barclay thinks the South isn’t all it’s been rumored to be. There’s a definite shortage of moonlight and magnolias. He’s yet to meet any Southern Belles and he’s not sure he’ll survive the Civil War. But when the Confederate troops fall back into the sleepy town of Vicksburg, Mississippi, he meets a beautiful widow who is as attracted to him as he is to her. As the Yankees lay siege to the troops and the city, Isaac and Susanna Lambert fall in love. ...

Sword of Rome: Standard Bearer – Richard Foreman

Britain, 55 BC. Julius Caesar’s invasion of the wild and mineral-rich land is becalmed, a stalemate exists between the forces of Rome and Britain. But the standard bearer of the Tenth Legion, Lucius Oppius, is about to display a depth of courage that will change the course of the invasion – and history. Encamped upon the south coast Caesar, admiring the courage and skill of his standard bearer, orders Oppius to accompany a native British archer and go behind enemy lines. His mission is to ...

Catherine Dickens: Outside the Magic Circle – Heera Datta

Catherine was Charles Dickens’ wife whom he separated from after twenty-two years of marriage and ten children. Enamored of a young actress, Charles scripted a fiction about his marriage in which he was the long suffering husband to a woman who was unfit to be wife and mother. He spread this story through his powerful editor friends. Catherine did not, could not, fight him. Even the law gave custody of minor children to fathers, and all her children, except one, were minor. She retreated into ...

Tabitha (Girls from the Mountain, Book 1) – Vikki Kestell

From the author of the groundbreaking series, “A Prairie Heritage,” comes the compelling story of fiery-haired, fiery-tempered Tabitha Hale. Rescued from a life of depravity, Tabitha gives her heart to nursing. As The Great War spins out of control, Tabitha desires to care for the war wounded. But will the elite British Nursing Service make a place for her? Will they accept the services of an American volunteer?



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.

Beneath the Eagle’s Wings – Matthew Doyle

Divided into three parts, Beneath the Eagle’s Wings exposes three distinct snapshots in time and location; from the sparse Atlantic coast of Ireland in 1951, to the metropolitan melting pot of London in 1968, and then finally the Irish emigrant enclave of San Francisco in 1989.



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.