Category Archives: Historical Fiction

Litfuse Blog Tour: Keturah by Lisa T. Bergren

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Litfuse Blog Tour: Keturah by Lisa T. Bergren

 

35069150Keturah by Lisa T. Bergren

Release Date: February 6, 2018

Publisher: Bethany House

ISBN: 9780764230240

Genre: Historical Fiction / Romance

Series: The Sugar Baron’s Daughter, Book One

About the Book:

In 1772 England, Lady Keturah Banning Tomlinson and her sisters find themselves the heiresses of their father’s estates and know they have one option: Go to the West Indies to save what is left of their heritage. Read the rest of this entry

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Across the Blue by Carrie Turansky & Giveaway!

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Across the Blue by Carrie Turansky & Giveaway!

Across the Blue by Carrie TuranskyAcross the Blue by Carrie Turansky

Release Date: February 20, 2018

Publisher: Multnomah

ISBN: 978-1601429421

Genre: Fiction / Historical Fiction / Romance / Edwardian

Be sure to stay tuned until the very end for a giveaway! Read the rest of this entry

The Melody of the Soul by Liz Tolsma

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The Melody of the Soul by Liz Tolsma

Travel back in time to 1943 and meet Anna Zadok, a Jewish Christian and concert violinist whose career is ended because of Nazi occupation in Prague. Don’t miss the new historical novel, The Melody of the Soul, by Liz Tolsma. Though musical instruments have been declared illegal, Anna defiantly continues to play the violin. But Officer Horst Engel, quartered in Anna’s flat and dissatisfied with German ideology, enjoys her soothing music. When Anna and her grandmother face deportation, Horst risks everything to protect them.

Seeds of Hope-cover_072017aAbout the book:

Anna has one chance for survival-and it lies in the hands of her mortal enemy.
It’s 1943 and Anna Zadok, a Jewish Christian living in Prague, has lost nearly everything. Most of her family has been deported, and the Nazi occupation ended her career as a concert violinist. Now Anna is left to care for her grandmother, and she’ll do anything to keep her safe-a job that gets much harder when Nazi officer Horst Engel is quartered in the flat below them.
Though musical instruments have been declared illegal, Anna defiantly continues to play the violin. But Horst, dissatisfied with German ideology, enjoys her soothing music. When Anna and her grandmother face deportation, Horst risks everything to protect them.
Anna finds herself falling in love with the handsome officer and his brave heart. But what he reveals might stop the music forever.

Isaiah’s Daughter by Mesu Andrews Review & Giveaway!

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Isaiah’s Daughter by Mesu Andrews Review & Giveaway!

33916341Isaiah’s Daughter by Mesu Andrews

Release Date: January 16, 2018

Publisher: Waterbrook Multnomah

ISBN: 9780735290259

Genre: Biblical Fiction / Historical Fiction

Series: Prophets and Kings, Book One

Stay tuned until the very end for an opportunity to win a copy!

About the Book:

Gifted Bible teacher and award-winning author Mesu Andrews reaches into the pages of Biblical prophecy and Hebrew tradition to unearth a rags-to-royalty story of the devastated orphan, Ishma—meaning “desolation”—in Isaiah’s Daughter (Jan. 16, 2018, WaterBrook).  At just 5 years old, Ishma’s life crumbles around her when Israelite soldiers violently kill her family and take her into captivity. Read the rest of this entry

Until We Find Home by Cathy Gohlke

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Until We Find Home by Cathy Gohlke

35755915Until We Find Home by Cathy Gohlke

Release Date: January 2, 2018

Publisher: Tyndale

ISBN: 9781496410962

Genre: Historical Fiction / Romance / World War II

About the Book:

For American Claire Stewart, joining the French Resistance sounded as romantic as the storylines she hopes will one day grace the novels she wants to write. But when she finds herself stranded on English shores, with five French Jewish children she smuggled across the channel before Nazis stormed Paris, reality feels more akin to fear. Read the rest of this entry

The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson

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The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson

34020268The Christmas Blessing by Melody Carlson

Release Date: September 5, 2017

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 9780800722708

Genre: Fiction / Christmas / Novella

About the Book:

When she receives the news in late 1944 that her baby’s father was shot down in the South Pacific, Amelia Richards loses hope. Jobless and broke, she has nowhere to turn for help but her infant’s paternal grandparents. The only problem is, they don’t know that she–or their grandson–exists. When Amelia discovers that the family is wealthy and influential, dare she disclose the truth of her relationship with their son? Or could the celebration of the arrival of another unexpected baby nearly two thousand years ago be the answer to her dilemma?
Beloved author Melody Carlson pens a story of love, hardship, and reconciliation that will leave readers filled with Christmas joy. Read the rest of this entry

An Inconvenient Beauty by Kristi Ann Hunter

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An Inconvenient Beauty by Kristi Ann Hunter

34020178An Inconvenient Beauty by Kristi Ann Hunter

Release Date: September 5, 2017

Publisher: Bethany House

ISBN: 9780764218279

Genre: Historical Fiction / Romance / Regency

Series: Hawthorne House, Book Four

Be sure to check out my reviews for the previous books in this series; An Elegant Facade and An Inconvenient Beauty.

About the Book:

Griffith, Duke of Riverton, likes order, logic, and control, so he naturally applies this rational approach to his search for a bride. While he’s certain Miss Frederica St. Claire is the perfect wife for him, she is strangely elusive, and he can’t seem to stop running into her stunningly beautiful cousin, Miss Isabella Breckenridge. Read the rest of this entry

Land of Silence by Tessa Afshar

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Land of Silence by Tessa Afshar

28075719Land of Silence by Tessa Afshar

Release Date: May 1, 2016

Publisher: Tyndale

ISBN: 9781496414007

Genre: Fiction / Historical Fiction / Biblical Fiction

About the Book:

Before Christ called her daughter . . .

Before she stole healing by touching the hem of his garment . . . Read the rest of this entry

A Match of Sorts by Lucette Nel

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A Match of Sorts by Lucette Nel

36532212A Match of Sorts by Lucette Nel

Release Date: December 1, 2017

Publisher: Harbourlight Books

Genre: Historical Fiction / Christmas / Western / Novella

About the Book:

As Christmas approaches, widowed Reverend Caleb Brennan needs a wife, or his vengeful father-in-law will take his young daughters. When his mail-order bride jilts him, Caleb grows desperate. During a storm, he finds an unconscious boy outside his home with signs of foul play. Despite his previous misfortune, obligation compels Caleb to lug the stranger inside. But as he provides first aid, he discovers more than he expected. Bounty hunter Grace Blackwell refuses to owe a debt to any man, especially one as charming as Reverend Brennan. To repay him for saving her life, Grace agrees to pose as his mail-order bride. If their ploy is discovered, Caleb could lose his daughters. But in their pretense, the reverend and the bounty hunter might just both lose their hearts. Read the rest of this entry

Many Sparrows by Lori Benton

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Many Sparrows by Lori Benton

33775907Many Sparrows by Lori Benton

Release Date: August 29 2017

Publisher: Waterbrook Press

ISBN: 978-1601429940

Genre: Historical Fiction

About the Book:

Either she and her children would emerge from that wilderness together, or none of them would. . . .
In 1774, the Ohio-Kentucky frontier pulses with rising tension and brutal conflicts as Colonists push westward and encroach upon Native American territories. The young Inglesby family is making the perilous journey west when an accident sends Philip back to Redstone Fort for help, forcing him to leave his pregnant wife Clare and their four-year old son Jacob on a remote mountain trail.

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