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Girl Braiding Her Hair

Her friends included Van Gogh, Degas, and Renoir. Paris celebrated her as a sought-after model, until she picked up the brush herself, at a time when art schools refused to accept female students. By the time Suzanne Valadon was 15 years old, she'd been a horse walker, a milliner, a funeral wreath maker, and a circus acrobat, but that was just the beginning of her adventures. Here is her story, ...

Rasputin's Legacy

Historical/espionage thriller (not a romance).

The Cold War. A backdrop to betrayal. A playground for power. A rogue Soviet general mobilizes to overthrow the Soviet regime and gain control of the USSR's military arsenal. The world is on the brink of war. To stop him, the US president sends covert operator Atcho deep inside Siberia. Failure could spell nuclear annihilation -  and a ...

Legacy of Luck

When he falls for a woman promised to another, can an enchanted family heirloom aid his quest to Scotland and his ardent desire? Ireland, 1746. Traveler Éamonn Doherty thrives on wine, gambling, and song. But when his womanizing draws him to a fiery-haired lass impervious to his charms, he finds himself more than intrigued. And though she continues to spurn his gallant advances, he vows to win he ...

Toni's Smile

A quirk of fate puts a Blatina in the Oval Office. What now?

Toni Madison never dreamed about becoming President. It simply wasn’t even an option for someone like her, a Black Latina after all. 

Life had a different plan as a heart attack places her behind the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office. 

Now, three years into her bland accidental Preside ...

The Music Maker's Daughter

Something is deeply wrong in the Belaugh household, and Madeline Brooks is about to step right into it. When her beloved pianist father dies, Madeline loses everything - her family, her friends and home. But she never abandons hope. She dreams passionately of following in her father’s footsteps and making music her life. Rising above the orphanage regime, she secures a music scholarship with t ...

Legacy of Hunger

When the magical secrets of The Emerald Isle beckon, will she survive answering the call? Pittsburgh, 1846. Valentia McDowell wishes she could rest. Plagued by nightmares of her grandmother’s mysterious brooch lost in Ireland, the well-off woman grows more troubled when a fire ravages her family’s business. But as she buries herself in the rebuilding efforts, she can’t shake the sense that a power ...

Tryst with Destiny

It's the end of World War II in Guna, India, and as a small child, Charu vows to become a doctor, as doing good deeds is the path to salvation in her Hindu faith. On the bus to med school in Gwalior, Charu meets the vivacious Shyla, another med student who inspires Charu to take new risks. Just as Charu is set to graduate, her father arranges a marriage for her with Jashar, the son of a political ...

The Storm After

A historical fiction tale of four strangers who come together in the aftermath of the Great Galveston Hurricane of 1900—the deadliest hurricane in US history. More than 6,000 people died that fateful day and the island was left a sea of brokenness. As the four diverse strangers cling to each other amidst the devastation in an attempt to survive, they change each other in ways they never woul ...

A Cats History of the World

Mark's experience and love of history has given him a keen eye and dry quirky sense of humour that veils a message about the human condition. In A Cat's History of the World, Mark speaks from the cat's perspective of history's events – tongue in cheek, as is Mark's way to send us a message.

BLACK EAGLE

Black Eagle A woman on the run…a warrior’s vow…an assassin on their trail. THE WARRIORS OF THE IROQUOIS, BOOK 1 With the English and the French at each other’s throats, struggling for control of the North American continent, the battle lines have been drawn. But Marisa Jameson is witness to treachery closer to home. After she overhears her uncle’s plot to destroy a Dutch town for his own gain, she ...

Last Class Citizen

They’ve gained their freedom from the South. But what if their new freedom is all a lie? Patrick Edgerton, leader of the Railway Association, has succeeded in the monumental task of freeing slaves from the once mighty Southern Republic. Following the fall of the South, the UN has decreed that the South must pay for the care of any former slaves. With hope finally on the horizon, Patrick and those ...

The Magna Carta Story: The Layman's Guide to the Great Charter

The layman's guide to Magna Carta and a good story too. The relationships, arguments, bad behaviour, and civil war around the imposition of the Great Charter on King John, and what happened afterwards.

THRONE OF THORNS

A cursed prince. Two clashing empires. A bloody throne no one can keep. Vlad Dracul is shattered. After a lifetime of service, the aging knight is stunned to see his king deceive him. This betrayal breaks his heart and costs him the throne he's lived his whole life for. Defying fate, Vlad gathers an army to fight for his right. But can his horde of rag-tag peasants measure up to the sultan's train ...

The Vestals Conspiracy: A Novella (Prequel To The Nina Monte Mystery Thriller Series)

Nina Monte, a renowned professor of ancient religions, receives a cryptic message. Her former mentor and a prominent Italian archaeologist, Filippo Oliveri, needs her to come to Rome—he believes only Nina is capable of understanding the true significance of his new discovery.

But when she finally reaches the excavation site, Oliveri is gone. Instead, Nina comes across a series of clues that so ...

A Maiden's Honor

Can a Scottish woman, who was raised on a primitive Polynesian island, survive living in a complex Western culture? Sarah Campbell is a rarity among women in her time. Raised by her Scottish father and the natives of a remote island in the South Pacific, Sarah and her father embark on a perilous journey to Scotland. Their crew betrays them and murders her father for the purpose of selling Sarah in ...

Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery

Stolen artifacts, a missing anthropologist and a tenacious amateur sleuth. American art history student Zelda Richardson is back and embroiled in another exciting art-related mystery! This time she's working at an anthropology museum in Amsterdam on an exhibition of artifacts from the Asmat region of Papua – the same area where a famous American anthropologist disappeared in 1961. When the anthrop ...

The Queen's Dog

In the Bronze Age Syrian kingdom of Ugarit, a eunuch slave mistakenly believes his mistress the queen loves him, so when asked to spy on her under threat of punishment, he finds a way to avoid it. When she shows she cares nothing for him, he justifies reporting her disloyal activities but cant escape agonies of conscience. As her sentence of divorce turns into execution, he decides he must avenge ...

Bird in a Snare

When Hani, an Egyptian diplomat under Akhenaten, is sent to investigate the murder of a useful bandit leader in Syria, he encounters corruption, tangled relationships, and yet more murder. His investigation is complicated by the new king’s religious reforms, which have struck Hani’s own family to the core. Hani’s mission is to amass enough evidence for his superiors to prosecute the wrongdoers des ...

Sadie's Vow

New York, 1872. Sadie McGillicuddy’s word is her bond. Swearing to her dying mother to always protect her willful sister, she’s soon tested when her beautiful younger sibling runs off into the night. Jumping on a San Francisco train in hot pursuit, the resourceful young woman evades a gangland enforcer’s unwanted attention with the help of a handsome stranger. Count Dolphie Westerhoven’s future ...

Caesar's Command

Caesar Fights for the Republic. History Changes Forever. Caesar is the praetorian governor of Further Spain when war breaks out against a rebel with a familiar name: Quintus Sertorius. The late Roman rebel left a half-Iberian son behind, and now he's determined to win freedom for his people. But there's one problem: Gaius Julius Caesar is in his way. Now Caesar finds himself on the side of the Rep ...

The Berllin Tunnel: A Cold War Thriller

Books, movies and popular media have eulogized the major role that British breaking of the Enigma Code played in the winning of World War II. During the Cold War, a more monumental effort was made by America and her allies to intercept and exploit Russian and communist countries communications. In the mid-1950s a tunnel was built by British MI-6 and the CIA which tapped into a buried communication ...

Ashes Like Bread: A Biblical Novel of Lamech and His Two Wives

A scorned prophetess. A deadly omen. Will this kinswoman of Adam and Eve persevere with intuition she can’t deny? Zyla is used to the elders of the clan rejecting her dark glimpses into the future, and bitter that she doesn’t receive the honor she believes she deserves. When her forecast of a terrible flood gets her exiled, she and her sister flee the mountain of Eden to live among evil descendant ...

Abilene Gamble

Harry Bradford is a lawyer and sometimes detective. Some call him a bounty hunter. With half of his face torn to pieces toward the end of the Civil War, people turn away from him. He fled his native Indiana where people did not wish to hire anyone who reminded them of the war. He hoped to find among the drovers, stock yards, railroads, homesteaders and trouble-making drifters pouring into Abile ...

This Time Tomorrow

Two brothers. One woman. A nation at war.


A compelling story of war, brotherly love, romance and betrayal during World War One. 

Vast in scope and intimate in the portrayal of three lives swept along by circumstances, 'This Time Tomorrow' moves from the drawing rooms of Edwardian London to the trenches of the Western Front and to the uncertainty of post-war B ...

The Hours Before Dawn

Beneath the outgoing façade Madeline Brooks hides a secret. Lively, energetic and ambitious, Madeline is studying music at the Royal Academy, building a career as a pianist. Behind the outward success, she is struggling to cope with scars inflicted on her psyche in her troubled past. Then violinist Joshua Hanson enters her life. Deeply creative, gentle and sensitive, he is unlike anyone she has kn ...

Scarlet

It’s 1925. Scarlet Haslewood is a con artist. Besides perfectly baked pastries and strong coffee, she has a fondness for stealing things. But she knows that stealing the most famous painting in the world would be pointless. After all, what can you do with it once the world finds out it’s missing? Hide it in your closet? She’d rather use that space for her hat collection. So instead of stealing the ...

Trouble In Glamour Town

Murder. Corruption. Romance. Movie stars. A modern day TV shoot ‘em up? No. It’s 1926 Old Hollywood, and a film producer is gunned down in cold blood. In comes Rosie, a pretty bit-player, who, in spite of her stage-mother’s expectations, just longs to be happy. Silent screen idols Clara Bow, Gloria Swanson, Lon Chaney, and Rudolph Valentino float in and out, as Los Angeles’ corruption is exposed, ...

Ghosts of Tsavo

Armed with Victorian etiquette and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in the small colonial town of Nairobi desperate for a pot of tea. But she will need more than that if she is to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process. She must endure all manner of inconveniences while surviving the machinations of her best friend's dashing godfather and the efforts o ...

Lake of Flowers

Hani is set to investigate thefts from the king’s household that turn out to be related to a more sinister attempt on the king’s life. Meanwhile, witnesses to the crown prince’s dodgy birth begin to die, and Hani fears for his daughter and her friend, who were also present. More secrets emerge about the prince’s identity, and Hani finds himself caught between the government and the radical revolut ...

The Last Trace: a novella of The Chosen

Trace Pierre Tasman’s simple life as a mountain man in 1842 Montana turns into a living nightmare when a beautiful but vicious she-demon begins stalking him. The insatiable desire she ignites in Trace overshadows his dread of her brutal attacks, and as his attraction to her grows, he fears his only escape may be death.

The Hand of God

An African-American man is caught between his own demons and those of 1950s American society in this historical novel. The Hand of God tells the story of 24-year-old Bobby Lincoln, who lives in the coastal town of Palm Harbor in 1955 Florida. With few jobs and no education available to him, he ekes out a living by fishing and working at the local sugar mill. But it’s not enough for him or his comm ...

The Galliano Club Prohibition crime thriller series

A must-read series for fans of The Godfather, Boardwalk Empire & the Untouchables! Book 1 MURDER is #free for limited time! Prequel ROAD short read only 0.99.

Italian immigrants, Chicago mobsters, and the Roaring Twenties come alive, equally gritty and glittering. Luca Lombardo escapes the olive groves of Italy for a new life in upstate New York, even as Chicago thug Benny Rotolo ...

Fortress of the Sun

It’s 243 B.C. and Greece is ready for a revolution. Eighty years have passed since the death of Alexander the Great, the man who first cowed free Hellas into submission. His successors to the Macedonian throne have only tightened their grip in the interim, the present king no exception. Spartan rebellions, opportunistic usurpers, foreign invaders – for nearly five decades, King Antigonus has seen ...

Unbridled Vengeance #5 Of Gold & Blood mystery series

Rural Sacramento, 1870. Caleb Stewart can’t wait to be a family man. After battling natural disasters and legal challenges to secure his land claim, he’s finally free to court the French beauty next door. But he’s forced to push his feelings aside when his own hacienda becomes the scene of a suspicious double murder. Madeleine Laurent hopes a fresh start in America will help her forget painful ...

The Island of the Righteous: The untold story of the Greek island that rescued its Jews in World War 2

A dying man's last breaths point toward a tantalizing treasure and the answers to a shattered family's past. 1941, the island of Zante, Greece. Pantelis Kokinis and his family live under the dark cloud of Italian occupation. As the horrors of the war draw nearer, reality for the Kokinis family grows more and more fraught. Long-held secrets, raw emotions, and the fear of what’s coming leave them sc ...

The Consequence of Anna: A Heartbreaking Historical Family Saga of Love, Friendship, Obsession, and Madness

THE AMAZON #1 BESTSELLER, reminiscent of The Thorn Birds, The Light Between Oceans, and Lady Chatterley’s Lover. Poignant, heartrending, and unforgettable. Inspired by a TRUE STORY . . .

Nominated for a PULITZER PRIZE . . . Soon to be a MAJOR MOTION PICTURE.

“An intense and emotional read!” – Rhys Bowen, N ...

After Alice Fell

Winner of the 2022 Killer Nashville Silver Falchion Award for Best Historical. Until she discovers the truth of her sister’s death, no one will rest in peace. New Hampshire, 1865. Marion Abbott is summoned to Brawders House asylum to collect the body of her sister, Alice. She’d been found dead after falling four stories from a steep-pitched roof. Officially: an accident. Confidentially: suic ...

Katarina's Dark Shadow

The only uncertainty in war is uncertainty. Set during the darkest days of Ukraine’s history, Book One: Katarina’s Dark Shadow prequels the courageous human struggle inside a distinct faith during violent political times. 1951: Peter stumbles on his adopted mother’s diaries from the Russian Revolution. What happened during those early years that prompted Katarina to go back to Ukraine during WW2? ...

Seeking Catherine

Bargained away to a brothel, she is beyond hope, beyond rescue…but not beyond the reach of the one man who can save her.

He’s hurt her in the past. Can she trust her heart to him again?
During an age of chivalry they were sweethearts, planning a future together in England.

Headstrong and proud, Catherine Sudfield remembers everything about Stefan Boswell. A ...

Scepter of Flint

During the Great Jubilee of the Aten, a mysterious series of tomb robberies takes place, and witnesses begin to die. With plague ravaging the palace, where Hani’s daughter is a physician, and Egypt’s ally, Naharin, collapsing into the hands of a usurper, Hani must make sense of what is happening. And who in high places is his real enemy.

The Whispering Women

Louisa Delafield and Ellen Malloy didn’t ask to be thrown together. But after Ellen witnesses the death of a fellow servant during an illegal abortion, Louisa, a society columnist, vows to help her find the truth and turn her journalistic talent to a greater purpose. Together, these unlikely allies battle to get the truth out, and to avenge the wrongful death of a friend. What will our heroes d ...

Calling Wren

A son of the Erie Nation, "Calling Wren" called the Niagara Frontier home until his capture at the hands of the Seneca and their Haudenosaunee brethren. In time, after rising from servant to adopted son of the Seneca's Bear Clan, Calling Wren must make the ultimate decision: join the England-backed Haudenosaunee Confederacy in annihilating the Erie or die standing with the remnants of his Erie kin ...

The Lover's Portrait: An Art Mystery

A portrait holds the key to recovering a cache of looted artwork, secreted away during World War II, in this captivating historical art thriller set in the 1940s and present-day Amsterdam. When a Dutch art dealer hides the stock from his gallery - rather than turn it over to his Nazi blackmailer - he pays with his life, leaving a treasure trove of modern masterpieces buried somewhere in Amsterdam, ...

Chadwick Yates and the Anuran Contest

“We're deep in a land not made for men.” Knife-edge Negotiations. Deep in the tropical swamps of Tanzia, where anacondas and crocodiles thrive just out of sight and mosquitoes thicken the air, dwell the mysterious Anurans. The frog-like tribe is isolated, distrustful, and the guardians of a powerful form of sorcery no others can claim. Chadwick Yates’ powers of wilderness surviva ...

The Crocodile Makes No Sound

Four years into Akhenaten’s new regime, the dissatisfaction of those who practiced the old religion of Amen-Ra is growing. Hani, a diplomat already under the king’s surveillance because of the disappearance of his firebrand Amen priest brother-in-law, gets drawn into an investigation for the Beloved Royal Wife, who is being blackmailed. Meanwhile, the new vassal king of A’amu, lodged at Hani’s hou ...

A Rebel without a Rogue

"A sparkling debut" — Historical Fiction Society Indie Reviews

A woman striving for justice

Fianna Cameron has devoted her life to avenging the death of her father, hanged as a traitor during the Irish Rebellion of 1798. Now, on the eve of her thirtieth birthday, only one last miscreant remains: Major Christopher Pennington, the English army officer who not ...

Accursed Women: a collection of short stories

Five stories, five women, five legends. Phaedra, a Minoan princess, marries out of duty and to safeguard her precious home. She falls in love with Hippolytos, her husband’s son and asks the Goddess Aphrodite for help. He spurns her affections. The Trojan War, one of history’s greatest stories ever told. What if the legend as told is wrong? History is told by the victors, and facts changed to twist ...

Black Entry

This is a fictionalized account of "Project Tiger", which was an operation spanning 1962 and 1963 in which the CIA inserted numerous indigenous agent teams into North Vietnam for the purposes of espionage, sabotage and other special operations. It also relates the story to earlier CIA operations in which similar efforts were made to drop agents in Communist East Europe - with similar results.

The Fisherman's Bride: The Untold Story of the Wife of Simon Peter

She has no name. She is not even a footnote. Her tale is hidden behind the well-told fable of her husband, the man who would become Simon Peter, the first Apostle. Cast off by her family after shunning a wealthy suitor to marry a humble fisherman, her life is fraught with hardship. She endures her husband’s growing restlessness, fish shortages from the Sea of Galilee, and the oppression of an all- ...

The Enchanted Swans: An Irish Fairy Tale Retelling

Pre-Celtic Ireland. Fae princess Fionnuala knows no greater love that that for her family. But when tragedy strikes and her mother dies in childbirth, her father’s descent into despair sends their once-golden world into a spiral of fear. With her new stepmother consumed by jealousy and wielding wicked sorcery, Fionnuala's devotion to her siblings is her only hope. Her world crumbles further whe ...

Scandalous, Vol. 2 of the Victoria Woodhull Saga: Fame, Infamy, and Paradise Lost

Set in and around New York City in the early 19th Century, Victoria Woodhull and sister, Tennessee Celeste Claflin take the city by storm as they challenge morality, fashion, economics, social justice, and equal pay for equal work. Leveraging their wealth as the sisters become famous on the lecture circuit, they fight for women’s rights, suffrage and enter into the political arena as Victoria is n ...

Chadwick Yates and the Forest Labyrinth

“I would ask that you, whose crafts of warfare are renowned, enter the forest labyrinth, find this minotaur, and destroy it.” A Majikal Maze. A harrowing journey by river raft brings Yates and Sharp into a Faerie country, but they find it in crisis. A Faerie master enchanter reveals the existence of a hidden maze in the jungle that leads to the source of all majik. A Servant of Maraa n ...

A Minor Deception: A Joseph Haydn Mystery

Kapellmeister Joseph Haydn would like nothing better than to show his principal violinist, Bartó Daboczi, the door. But with the Empress Maria Theresa’s visit scheduled in three weeks, Haydn can ill-afford to lose his surly virtuoso. But when Bartó disappears—along with all the music composed for the imperial visit—the Kapellmeister is forced to don the role of Kape ...

Kill the Teachers

Kill the Teachers takes readers through this agonizing period of contemporary Mexican history. It begins with the decision by the 70,000 member Section 22 of the national teachers’ union to stage a sit-in in the city of Oaxaca's Zocalo and chronicles the brutal state police attack on the strikers, which included the beatings of women and children. The teachers fought back and not only retook the Z ...

The Price of Compassion - The Golden City Book Four

It’s 1907 and former surgeon Tom Justice sits in a San Francisco jail on murder charges. The attorney hired to defend him is perplexed: the doctor hasn’t confessed to the crime—if there even was a crime—but why won’t he declare his innocence? The reasons are complex, reaching back to Tom's youth and influencing the decisions Tom makes about his family, career and even the women in his life. An abs ...

The Music Inside

Heidi Murphy has been raised by a religious family and spent the last three years of high school at a private Christian boarding school. At 19 she is living in Pennsylvania, married, bored, directionless, and apathetic. After a devastating personal tragedy, her best friend's invitation to visit San Francisco in 1989 changes all of that. She begins a completely different new life in the eclectic an ...

They Called Him Marvin by Roger Stark

They Called Him Marvin: A History of Love, War and Family by Roger Stark “They were the fathers we never knew, the uncles we never met, the friends who never returned, the heroes we can never repay. They gave us our world. And those simple sounds of freedom we hear today are their voices speaking to us across the years.” Bill Clinton Such a man was 1st Lt Dean Harold Sherman, B-29 Airplane Command ...

Lies That Bind: A Logan McKenna Mystery Book 6

Rumrunners. Secrets. Murder! In the 7th thrilling addition to the Logan McKenna Mystery series, Logan’s persistent digging is about to get her killed.

Things are changing for Logan McKenna. She bought a fixer-upper with Ben on the Oregon coast and is about to meet her half-sister, Olivia, who, until last year, she didn’t know existed. But the remodel is going smoothly and Logan beg ...

THE SECRET LIFE OF MRS. LONDON

GOLD MEDAL WINNER! THE SECRET LIFE OF MRS. LONDON, by Rebecca Rosenberg San Francisco, 1915. As America teeters on the brink of world war, Charmian and her husband, famed novelist Jack London, wrestle with genius and desire, politics and marital competitiveness. Charmian longs to be viewed as an equal partner who put her own career on hold to support her husband, but Jack doesn’t see it that way…u ...

An Appointed Time

Based on historical events, "An Appointed Time" is an account of state police recruit Frank Mahan's challenging journey in 1959 to a fateful confrontation with fugitive John Coyle in the bogs and swamps of Middelborough, Massachusetts. The story is a character study of these men and it considers the role of destiny and the stain of violence. Selected as a Finalist in the Historical Fiction categor ...

Merchants of Virtue

MERCHANTS OF VIRTUE follows a rich merchant family during the repeal of religious tolerance by Louis XIV. France, 1685, Jeanne Delpech returns from her chateau to the Quercy capital to find her townhouse overrun by mercenary soldiers. The Sun King’s dragoons are given carte blanche to rob, beat, and commit atrocities to force Protestants to abjure their religion. Can Jeanne keep her children ...

To Dream of Shadows: A Gripping Holocaust Novel Inspired by a Heartbreaking True Story

Inspired by a previously untold true story, “To Dream of Shadows” is one of the most heartwarming, heartbreaking, and heroic tales of the Holocaust. She will save hundreds of lives. But can she save her own? 1943. 18-year-old Czech, Inge is torn from her family and imprisoned in some godforsaken hellhole. There, she suffers month after month of torturous labor while praying for liberation by ...

Miller's Secret

Miller's Secret Obsession. Ambition. Betrayal. Left in an orphanage as a young child, Miller Dreeser vowed to someday live a life of wealth and prestige. He obtained that life, with no thought of the consequence to those he used as puppets on a string to get there. His acceptance into the world of the socially elite is not enough to conquer his internal demons, and that unquenchable ambition may c ...

MISTRESS OF THE MAZE

Rosamund Clifford was one of the most famous royal mistresses of all time. Renowned for her beauty, she was secreted away in a mysterious bower at Woodstock by her lover, King Henry II. To the womanising Henry, she is, at first, just another conquest...but then, he falls in love. His marriage to Queen Eleanor has broken down and she is imprisoned in Sarum Castle. Rumours start to fly that he wants ...

Josephine's Daughter

In the late nineteenth century, Wealthy and headstrong Kit Firestone chafes under the strictures of the Golden City’s high society, especially the interference of her charming but overbearing mother, Josephine. Kit’s secret rebellion leads to potentially catastrophic results and keeps her from finding true happiness. When her brother nearly dies from a dangerous infection, Kit defies convention an ...

The Inn of Fallen Leaves

In the turmoil of Japan, before the banishment of the samurai class, a disillusioned samurai, Itashima Chobei, is confronted by Akiyama, a samurai on a mysterious errand for his powerful leader. Their conflicted worlds lead to a battle of wits, ego and pursuit. In the middle is a beautiful woman, Miyo, attached to one, coveted by the other. Cho, after having been forced by his clan to perform atro ...

Age of Druids: An Irish Historical Fantasy

Ireland, 470. In an ancient world torn between old traditions and new beliefs, a pagan woman finds herself caught in a perilous struggle to protect her family from the clutches of both zealous Christians and power-hungry Fae. Clíodhna mourns the presumed loss of her husband, and as the months pass with no sign of his return, she clings to her ancestral customs. She distrusts the encroaching domina ...

A Just and Upright Man

It is 1763. James Blakiston, overseer of Lord Ravenshead’s estate and a newcomer to the Durham parish of Ryton, is determined to solve the mystery of old Reuben Cooper’s murder – but he has no idea how to go about it. As enclosure threatens to make the poor even poorer, Blakiston follows one misguided hunch after another. The only thing that he can really be certain of is his love for the beautifu ...

The Lies That Bind: DarkHorse Trilogy, Book 1

"…a gripping tale for fans of Southern fiction...a story of deceit, slavery, and dangerous complicities..." - Readers' Favorite. Broke and despondent, trickster Durksen Hurst arrives in rural Mississippi seeking redemption for his disreputable past — and maybe some glory. When he encounters a dozen fugitive slaves hiding in the wilds, he persuades them to build a plantation with him — a scheme tha ...

MY FATHER, MY ENEMY

Juliane is the baseborn daughter of Henry I, King of England. Her father finds her a suitable match with a Norman lord, Eustace, and she has two daughters that she adores. But Eustace is hot-headed and sometimes cruel; he maims the young son of a man who is involved in a hostage exchange to bind peace over a disputed castle. King Henry orders that Juliane's daughters suffer the same fate as the la ...

The Irish Inheritance

When an adopted American businessman dying with cancer asks her to investigate his family background, it opens up a world of intrigue and forgotten secrets for Jayne Sinclair, genealogical investigator.  She only has two clues: a book and an old photograph. Can she find out the truth before he dies?

The Conquest of Wales: A Brief History

In 1066 William of Normandy won the Battle of Hastings, but Wales wasn't conquered for over two hundred years. The Welsh princes were a thorn in the side of the English kings until Edward I, building castles and roads as he went, finally conquered Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, the last Prince of Wales. Told in a storytelling style with lots of illustrations, this is history you'll enjoy reading. This lit ...

The Exile: Gods of Egypt

Even gods fall in love. Except Djet, a 4000 year powerful shape changing sorcerer, who manages to so enrage his sister Hathor, the goddess of love, with his ignorance of matters of the heart, she strips him of his powers and locks him in a tomb. Audrey Delany is a student at the American University in Cairo, majoring in Papyrology and flunking out in love, because she has a fatal attraction to vio ...

SILENT SENTINELS

WW1, Ukraine, Early winter. 1918: When the battlefront enters their village, Katarina and her injured sister, Anna, flee into the smoke-filled dense forest at night. When Anna stops to rest, Katarina searches for water. As snow falls, obstacles and wild creatures create a scary adventure. This short story is based on the characters and timeline from the author's series: Russian Mennonite Chronic ...

Triumphant Where it Dares Defy

It’s 1941. Europe lies at the mercy of the victorious Nazi war machine. For some in the British army the war is already over. Or is it? Lance Corporal Jock Mitchell has paid the price for being a territorial soldier in the Royal West Kent Regiment. His battalion, ill-equipped and untrained, found itself sacrificed in France against the all-conquering Wehrmacht, trying to hold the line while the bu ...

Swansea Miracle

It was a cold, crisp November morning on Gallows Hill above Swansea Castle. The two convicted men shivered in their thin shirts waiting for the hanging. But this was to be a hanging like no other before or since. One of the men wouldn't stay dead. Endorsement "Welsh history is peppered with forgotten events. Swansea Miracle is a gem, a small slice of Swansea history brought beautifully to life a ...

Age of Secrets: An Irish Historical Fantasy

Ireland, 500. In an ancient land where forgotten tales and mystical wonders abound, a man with a fragmented past embarks on a quest to reclaim his true identity. Fingin, a gentle soul plagued by an abusive childhood, ekes out a meager existence as a fisherman, hiding his inner kindness from the world. Bound by the crippling weight of his stutter, he chooses solitude over the risk of being branded ...

Lantern In The Window

He needs a strong wife. She needs to escape the cotton mill and save her deaf sister's life. They both have secrets. they both tell lies. Can they find their way to love?

Legacy of Truth

He gave her a gift. Using it could bring her to madness. Ireland, 1795. Esme Doherty believes the best of everyone. Despite a drunken father, a bullying twin sister, and a failing farm, the impoverished girl refuses to allow her sunny demeanor to dim. But when her grandfather gives her a magical brooch that enables her to detect lies, she finds her idealism crashing towards a pit of despair. W ...

Ella Maud

"Ella Maud" is fiction based on meticulous research about real events. The story here is one of the biggest murder mysteries of early modern America. ​W​hen a dispute between sisters leads to an accidental murder, the cover-up​ divides a city and bedevils a nation. Proper, elegant Olive Cropsey loves her sister, Nell. Trouble is, everyone else loves her too. When a dispute over Nell’s boyfriend​ J ...

His Gift

His Gift is inspirational historical fiction for most all ages. It is a fast-paced story of a young woman's determination to see her dream come true. On the cusp of the stock market crash of 1929, seventeen-year-old Molly has aspirations for a career in music after high school. With the passion of an athlete preparing for the Olympics, she trains relentlessly to become the best she can be. As her ...

Dead Man's Hand

An action-packed historical western for fans of William Johnstone and Louis L'Amour. Condemned to die, he's about to find a reason to live. Jake Paynter is a doomed man. Haunted by an abusive childhood and his participation in atrocities of the Civil War, he seeks the isolation of the Plains Cavalry as a white officer for an all-Black buffalo soldier troop. Now, he is in irons and certain to be ha ...

Forbidden Ties (Enemy’s Keeper Bk1)- Medieval Historical Fantasy and Love Story

FIVE STARS *****: A swirling mix of political intrigue, vivid action sequences, and lighthearted romance makes Forbidden Ties a delight for medieval fiction lovers. Author Kyrie Wang's tale of two people from opposing factions finding themselves forced to work together under extraordinary circumstances is captivating from start to finish. - Pikasho Deka for Readers’ Favorite Reviews ...

Fast Track To Glory-An International Thriller

"Thriller fans who relish international intrigue and settings won't want the story line to end" (Midwest Book Review). Finalist in the 2016 Readers' Favorite International Book Awards.

 

Professor Nina Monte, an expert in ancient religious texts, is called into a secret meeting. A mystical object has been discovered in a 15th-century galley, buried at the bottom of ...

Misfortune of Vision

A magical gift of the fae. When a soothsayer faces her end of days, can she find her lone heir before more blood is spilled? Ireland, 1177. Royal seer Orlagh’s prophecies of war fall on deaf ears. So with her sons long dead and only an intractable girl for an apprentice, the aging visionary dreams of her grandson and the need to pass on her legacy. Fearing her mortality, she leaves her short-sight ...

The Jewish Nazi

Born 1980––Died 1940? Benjamin Bauman, a contemporary Jewish Orthopedic Surgeon, is blinded by a flash of light while driving his car. When the light subsides, he gathers himself and discovers he is now driving another car in another time period. He panics and crashes the vehicle into a light pole. After quickly diagnosing his injuries and reestablishing his unbelievable plight, Ben blacks out.Whe ...

The Bad Girl

A captivating debut novella for readers of Janet Fitch's White Oleander and Catherine Ryan Hyde's Don't Let Me Go, The Bad Girl unleashes an unforgettable cast of characters into a time and place known for its violence and peril where chances of survival are slim: 1971. New York City

Susannah's Secret

San Francisco, 1872. Susannah Carterton yearns to be accepted as a serious artist. But family comes first, and she accompanies her adored adopted niece back to the guardianship of an unsuitable biological uncle. But when an estranged friend is found murdered and she stands accused, the panicked painter swallows her pride to ask help of the man who loathes her in kind. Jack Cabot is ecstatic to ...

Another Tribe

Julii, a beautiful, insecure and victimized Tennessee Indian is caught up in the white man's world after saving the life of a Confederate captain wounded at the battle of Shiloh.

Overcoming great disadvantage, cruel prejudice and bitter persecution, Julii harnesses her intrinsic genius to become ...