Historical Fiction

The Invincible Miss Cust

Book Review The Invincible Miss Cust by Penny Haw The year 2022 marks the centenary of Aleen Cust’s (the first female veterinary surgeon to be recognized by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) finally receiving her diploma. The pre-printed “Mr.” on it had been struck out and “Miss” added by hand. In The Invincible Miss Cust, author Penny Haw, shares …

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Secrets of the Nile

Book Review Secrets of the Nile by Tasha Alexander

Murder at the Serpentine Bridge

Book Review Murder at the Serpentine Bridge by Andrea Penrose The sixth book in the Wexford & Sloane series, this novel follows newlyweds Lady Charlotte and Lord Wexford as they untangle a web of politics and intrigue. When an engineering genius, Jeremiah Willis, is found floating in the Serpentine Lake, it’s up to the Wexfords to bring his killers to …

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The Ways We Hide

Book Review The Ways We Hide by Kristina McMorris As a child, Fenna is caught up in a Christmas Eve disaster (based on the Italian Hall Disaster of 1913.) Traumatized by this horrific event, she turns to magic and the art of illusion to help her process. Yet, her work as an escape artist soon attracts the attention of British …

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Murder in Westminster

Book Review Murder in Westminster by Vanessa Riley The first in a vibrant, inclusive new historical mystery series by acclaimed author Vanessa Riley portrays the true diversity of the Regency-era. The new series is perfect for fans of Bridgerton or mystery readers seeking more authenticity about the time period, as it introduces the strong, capable Lady Abigail Worthing, who must …

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The Souls of Lost Lake

Book Review The Souls of Lost Lake by Jaime Jo Wright I have been a fan of Jaime Jo Wright’s books from the very start. I thought that her last book, On the Cliffs of Foxglove Manor was going to go down as my all-time favorite. But I was wrong. Because the thing about Jaime Jo Wright, is that she …

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The Librarian Spy

Book Review The Librarian Spy by Madeline Martin Librarians and spies… need I say more? This WWII historical fiction is an inspiring tale of courage and hope, set amidst the backdrop of German occupied France, and neutral Portugal.

Where The Last Rose Blooms

Book Review Where the Last Rose Blooms by Ashley Clark Sometimes, you just need a book where you know that at the end of the story, everything is going to be okay. That’s the strength of historical Christian romance novels like Where The Last Rose Blooms. Within the first chapter, you know who the main characters love interests are and …

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Author Interview: Gabrielle Meyer

Author Chat: Gabrielle Meyer Author of When The Day Comes and more. As soon as I read the blurb for Gabrielle Meyer’s new book, When The Day Comes, I knew I needed to grab a copy. The story follows the character, Libby, who has been given a special gift: to live her life in both 1774 Colonial Williamsburg and 1914, …

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