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”

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”

Princess Lillian and Grandpa’s Goodbye – Jenny Ann Fulton

Title: Princess Lillian and Grandpa’s Goodbye Author: Jenny Ann Fulton Illustrator: Indra Grace Hunter Genre: Children’s Book, Picture Book Plot: Lillian’s parents are taking her to the hospital to visit her grandpa. He’s not going to be around much longer so it’s Lillian’s turn to say goodbye. She’s not sure what that’s all about. SheContinue reading “Princess Lillian and Grandpa’s Goodbye – Jenny Ann Fulton”

The Scarlet Thread – Francine Rivers

Title: The Scarlet Thread Author: Francine Rivers Genre: Realistic Fiction, Historical Fiction Plot: Sierra Madrid’s husband, Alex has just taken a job in Las Ángeles. He’s already looking for houses in the area when Sierra finds out. Sierra is outraged that he wants to uproot their family on such short notice and didn’t consult herContinue reading “The Scarlet Thread – Francine Rivers”

Guest Post – The Wolf in the Whale

Thank you Annalise of Who Needs Sleep? for this awesome review. In 1000 AD, a young Inuit shaman and a Viking warrior become unwilling allies as war breaks out between their peoples and their gods-one that will determine the fate of them all. “There is a very old story, rarely told, of a wolf thatContinue reading “Guest Post – The Wolf in the Whale”

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”

The Last Sin Eater – Francine Rivers

Title: The Last Sin Eater Author: Francine Rivers Genre: Historical Fiction Plot: Cadi Forbes in a young girl living in a small Appalachian Mountain town during the 1850’s. The families all come from Wales and have brought Christian traditions, and a few Welsh, with them. One is that of a mysterious man, called a SinContinue reading “The Last Sin Eater – Francine Rivers”

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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