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The Nature of Fragile Things – Susan Meissner

Title: The Nature of Fragile Things Author: Susan Meissner Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Sophie Whalen is a recent immigrant from Ireland. She’s desperate to leave her deplorable position in NYC so she answers a mail order bride request in the newspaper in San Francisco. Soon she meets Martin and his daughter Kat. Sophie grows toContinue reading “The Nature of Fragile Things – Susan Meissner”

Foul Lady Fortune – Chloe Gong

Title: Foul Lady Death Author: Chloe Gong Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Plot: Rosalind is a spy in Shanghai in 1931. Some experiments were done to her so she can’t die.She also uses her knowledge of poisons as an aide if she’s asked to be an assassin or gets captured. Rosalind’s latest mission is to goContinue reading “Foul Lady Fortune – Chloe Gong”

The Unquiet Grave – Sharyn McCrumb

Title: The Unquiet Grave Author: Sharyn McCrumb Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Zona is a young woman in the late 1800’s. She’s a flirt and too trustworthy. At a young age she marries Erasmus “Trout” Shue, a man she barely knows and won’t share much of his past. Her mother cautions against it, but Zona won’tContinue reading “The Unquiet Grave – Sharyn McCrumb”

White Shadow Trilogy – Paula Brackston & Trevor Brackston

Title: Book 1 – The Witch’s Knight Authors: Paula Brackston, Trevor Brackston Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction Plot: Lady Gwen loves her people. When the Norman’s invade her Welsh town, she tries her best to protect them. It’s not enough for a lot of them. A village elder, Magmi, starts to tell Gwen of her uniqueContinue reading “White Shadow Trilogy – Paula Brackston & Trevor Brackston”

The Hidden Child – Louise Fien

Title: The Hidden Child Author: Louise Fien Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Edward and Eleanor Hamilton are part of the eugenics movement in the 1920’s in England. They believe that intelligence in inherited and those with disabilities, criminals, and those of the lower classes and different races are not as intelligent. Those who are classified asContinue reading “The Hidden Child – Louise Fien”

Loki Series – Joanne M. Harris

Titles: 1 – The Gospel of Loki, 2 – The Testament of Loki Author: Joanne M. Harris Genre: Fantasy, Mythology Plot: 1 – Loki is a demon from Chaos. He is called from Chaos to Asgard by Odin. Odin promised Loki to be treated as an equal, as a brother to the Aesir and VanirContinue reading “Loki Series – Joanne M. Harris”

Stalking Jack the Ripper Series – Kerri Maniscalco

Titles: 1 – Stalking Jack the Ripper, 2 – Hunting Prince Dracula, 3 – Escaping from Houdini Author: Kerri Maniscalco Genre: Historical Fiction, Young Adult, Mystery Plot: 1 – Audrey Rose Wadsworth is an apprentice under her uncle in 1888 in London, England. She is studying forensic science through opening up cadavers. Her apprenticeship isContinue reading “Stalking Jack the Ripper Series – Kerri Maniscalco”

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”