Guest Post – The Tidewater Bride

Thank you Daphne of Free at 50 for this review Title: The Tidewater Bride Author: Laura Frantz Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance Plot: Selah Hopewell is young by today’s standards but surprisingly unwed in 17th century Jamestowne, a couple decades after the “starving time” when the colonists are building a thriving community. This book focuses onContinue reading “Guest Post – The Tidewater Bride”

The Colonel’s Lady – Laura Frantz

Title: The Colonel’s Lady Author: Laura Frantz Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Roxanna Rowan is on her way to surprise her father at a Kentucky fort during the Revolutionary War. But her boat is attacked and her possessions gone on her way there. On top of that, Roxanna learns that her father was killed on aContinue reading “The Colonel’s Lady – Laura Frantz”

The Night Tiger – Yangsze Choo

Title: The Night Tiger Author: Yangsze Choo Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Plot: Ji Lin is helping her mother pay off her mother’s mahjong debts in British colony Malaya (now Malaysia). She has an apprenticeship with a dressmaker and works part time at a dance hall. One of her dance partners drops something after a dance.Continue reading “The Night Tiger – Yangsze Choo”

Between Two Shores – Jocelyn Green

Title: Between Two Shores Author: Jocelyn Green Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Catherine Stands Apart is a half French, half Mohawk trader near Montreal, Canada during the French and Indian War. All is well with the trading post her and her father run until an old friend, Samuel, returns. Then the French army arrives and asksContinue reading “Between Two Shores – Jocelyn Green”

Time’s Convert – Deborah Harkness

This is part of the All Souls Trilogy. Title: Time’s Convert Author: Deborah Harkness Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction Plot: Marcus’ mate Phoebe has just been turned into a vampire. They’ve decided to go the traditional route for vampires and stay away from each other so that Phoebe has a good amount of time to adjustContinue reading “Time’s Convert – Deborah Harkness”

Caleb’s Crossing – Geraldine Brooks

Title: Caleb’s Crossing Author: Geraldine Brooks Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Bethia Mayfield is a bright daughter of the town’s Puritan minister. Her grandfather settled the town on what’s to become Martha’s Vineyard among the local Native Americans. While Bethia is gathering clams, she meets Native American, Cheeshahteamauk (English name Caleb). Caleb is the chief’s sonContinue reading “Caleb’s Crossing – Geraldine Brooks”

Flight of the Sparrow – Amy Belding Brown

Title: Flight of the Sparrow Author: Amy Belding Brown Genre: History Fiction Plot: Mary Rowlandson is a Puritan pastor’s wife in a frontier city in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1676. She and few of her children are captured in an Indian raid that leaves hers, and her neighbor’s, houses burned. Mary becomes a slaveContinue reading “Flight of the Sparrow – Amy Belding Brown”

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