Tag Archives: Historical Christian Fiction

The Promise of Dawn by Lauraine Snelling (Under the Northern Skies Book 1)

My Review Lauraine Snelling’s newest book, The Promise of Dawn, focuses on the lives of Rune and Signe Carlson and their boys after they move from Norway to America to help relatives Einar and Gerd Strand. I had a hard … Continue reading

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To Wager Her Heart by Tamera Alexander

My Review Tamera Alexander’s To Wager Her Heart’s historical novel is replete with real characters and events. With slight literary license, she brings to life the stories of Belle Meade Plantation, Fisk University, Jubilee Singers, Philip Paul Bliss (composer and … Continue reading

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The Writing Desk by Rachel Hauck

My Review The Writing Desk, by Rachel Hauck, opens by introducing us to Tenley Roth, a modern-day author. Tenley’s first novel was a blockbuster hit. However, now she is struggling to meet a deadline for her second novel. We are then introduced to … Continue reading

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My Heart Belongs on Mackinac Island: Maude’s Mooring by Carrie Fancett Pagels

My Review Carrie Fancett Pagels aptly transports us back in time to 1895’s Mackinac Island, Michigan, in My Heart Belongs in Mackinac Island:  Maude’s Mooring. Maude Welling, her father and her little brother Jack are all still grieving the loss … Continue reading

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Whispering Pines (The Langtry Sisters) by Scarlett Dunn

My Review Rose Langtry’s trip home is anything but the expected. First, her brother is almost hung by her neighbor, Morgan LeMasters; then after securing her brother’s safety, Rose is injured in a horrific stage coach accident. Morgan LeMasters can’t believe the … Continue reading

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The Return by Suzanne Woods Fisher

My Review Suzanne Woods Fisher’s newest book, The Return, centers around the Amish in Beacon Hollow, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in 1763 and is inspired by real events. Betsy Zook and her little brother Johnny are captured by Indians and forced … Continue reading

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Surprised by Love in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin by Pamela S. Meyers

Publisher’s Summary Will she lose her heart to the intruder who stole her dream? Already a summer retreat for Chicago’s elite, the small town of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin wants to promote their greatest asset–the crystal clear waters of Geneva Lake. … Continue reading

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A Biltmore Christmas (Romancing America) by Diane T. Ashley, Sylvia Barnes, Rhonda Gibson and Jeri Odell

#ReadChristmasinJuly Publisher’s Summary Explore the luxuries of America’s largest home through the eyes of the fiction Bradford sisters. Having been orphaned, they each secure work and lodging at the Biltmore estate. Charity, a laundress; Peggy, an assistant cook, Selma, a … Continue reading

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The Courageous Brides Collection: Compassionate Heroism Attracts Male Suitors to Nine Spirited Women by Johnnie Alexander, Michelle Griep, Eileen Key, Debby Lee, Rose Allen McCauley, Donita Kathleen Paul, Jennifer Uhlarik, Jeness Walker and Renee Yancy

Publisher’s Summary Ride into adventures alongside nine determined women of yesteryear whose acts of compassion and bravery attract male attention. Marcy helps displaced Indians. Emmy tends wounds at Fort Snelling. Ronnie stows away on a cattle drive. Daisy disguises herself … Continue reading

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Heart on the Line by Karen Witemeyer

Publisher’s Summary Grace Mallory is tired of running, of hiding. But when an old friend sends an after-hours telegraph transmission warning Grace that the man who has hunted her for nearly a year has discovered her location, she fears she … Continue reading

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