The Lady of Bolton Hill – Elizabeth Camden

Title: The Lady of Bolton Hill Author: Elizabeth Camden Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Clara and Daniel are the best of friends, despite their drastic differences in social classes in the late 1800’s. Clara’s father sends her to England where she becomes an investigative journalist. She gets in trouble for reporting about children in the coalContinue reading “The Lady of Bolton Hill – Elizabeth Camden”

Land of the Lone Star Trilogy – Tracie Peterson

Titles: 1. Chasing the Sun, 2. Touching the Sky, 3. Taming the Wind Author: Tracie Peterson Genre: Historical Fiction, Christian Fiction Plot: 1. Hannah Dandridge’s father has disappeared from their Texas ranch. Now she’s in charge of her family’s ranch and her two much younger siblings. Hannah looks to her father’s friend, Herbert Lockhart, butContinue reading “Land of the Lone Star Trilogy – Tracie Peterson”

Summer of Dreams – Elizabeth Camden

Is book is a short story connected with From This Moment Title: Summer of Dreams Author: Elizabeth Camden Genre: Historical Fiction, Short Story Plot: Evelyn White wants to prove to her general father that she’s capable of going to college to study engineering. She’s building a water pump for her greenhouse but doesn’t know howContinue reading “Summer of Dreams – Elizabeth Camden”

Guest Post – Book of Lost Friends

Thank you Jess of Beauty in Humble Places for this book review. Title: The Book of Lost Friends Author: Lisa Wingate Genre: Historical fiction, women’s fiction Plot: This book is told in parallel narratives: one takes place in Louisiana in 1875 in the years of reconstruction, the other takes place in Louisiana in 1987.  Louisiana, 1875:Continue reading “Guest Post – Book of Lost Friends”

One Thousand White Women – Jim Fergus

Title: One Thousand White Women: The Journals of Mary Dodd Author: Jim Fergus Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Mary Dodd has been sent to the asylum in 1875 after being found with a man before she was married. She loved the man and had children with him. During this time, the government is setting up aContinue reading “One Thousand White Women – Jim Fergus”

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