Category Archives: Historical Fiction

A Horseman Riding By

Paul Craddock, wounded in the Boer War, returns to England finding he has inherited several thousand pounds sterling from his father. “…they broke the news that his father had died the day he had landed in England. He was shocked … Continue reading

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The Land of Green Ginger

This is the first Winifred Holtby book I’ve read, and I’m still deciding, quite frankly, what to think. Teddy Leigh, losing his mother and in turn inheriting her debilitating illness of consumption, dreams of a comfortable, fulfilling life. “When should … Continue reading

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Her Mother’s Hope

Growing up in Switzerland, Marta’s father is not only strict, he is also unfair and even abusive to Marta. Her beautiful sister Elise receives much better treatment as her health is fragile. Marta, the not-as-lovely elder sister is made to … Continue reading

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Waves of Mercy

Anna Nicholson is recovering from a broken engagement. Her ex-fiance William has put his foot down. It simply is not acceptable for Anna to continue seeking out her religious questions and attend the unpretentious church in Chicago that has seemed … Continue reading

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The Glass-Blowers

“The Glass-Blowers” tells the story of a middle-class family in France just before and during the French revolution. Sophie Busson is the daughter of a master glassmaker and his wife, with three brothers and one sister. Her mother is formidable, … Continue reading

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The Cartographer of No Man’s Land

Angus MacGrath is an artist and coastal trader from Nova Scotia. “…sailing the Lauralee fed something deep, made him feel part of the grand sweep’’ – not of history, but of the sun’s first rays breaking over the curve of … Continue reading

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Titans

Samantha Gordon had from childhood known that she was adopted. Separated from her twin brother at birth, she begins to question who she is and where she came from. Throughout this novel, Samantha is seeking answers to her heritage and … Continue reading

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