Jan 31, 2015
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Historical Fiction

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Gettysburg 1913: The Complete Novel Of The Great Reunion

By Alan Simon

Rating:  star star star star star 

GETTYSBURG 1913 takes place 50 years after the battle, at the Great Reunion of both Union and Confederate veterans, many in their 80s, who came together one last time to commemorate the battle.

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The Immigrant

By Alfred Woolacott III

Rating:  star star star star star 

A young Scotsman is brought to America as an indentured servant and must build a new life for himself and his family.

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Passing Through Perfect

By Bette Lee Crosby

Rating:  star star star star star 

Set in the 1950′s, PASSING THROUGH PERFECT is the story of Benjamin’s and his family’s struggle to live in a world that looks down on them for the color of their skin. When one of their own is killed in a hit and run and the justice system refuse to convict the white man responsible, the family must rely on their faith to try and build a new life for themselves in the North.

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Witch’s Dark

By Ken Davis

Rating:  star star star star star 

All is not well in Colonial Massachusetts in 1736.The witches of Salem have become restive, demons prowl the colony and the Rattlesnake Society is challenging the iron fist of the Crown. In order to protect Boston from the spells cast by the witches, Gov. Whitelocke has employed Dr. Ephraim Rush as the colonial Doctor of Magical Sciences.

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Adzul: The Heirs of the Medallion

By David Sage

Rating:  star star star star star 

ADZUL: THE HEIRS OF THE MEDALLION begins some five centuries ago when the Conquistadores destroyed the village of Pattiti in the Peruvian Andes. Adzul, the only survivor, was a young Incan warrior who inherited a strange medallion from his grandfather.

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The Dark Side of Glory

By Richard McMahon

Rating:  star star star star star 

Tasked with writing the biography of a deceased Army veteran, Matthew Clark begins to uncover long-uncovered secrets of the general’s personal life.

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Lake of Slaves

By Brian Duncan

Rating:  star star star star star 

LAKE OF SLAVES is a thoroughly researched historical novel featuring both real and fictional characters centered around a group of British settlers opposed to the slave trade in the 1880s Lake Nyasa region of Africa.

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The Sword and the Well

By Ann Chamberlin

Rating:  star star star star star 

Set in the early days of Islam, when Muhammad is dead but still remembered by the living, The Sword and the Well is tale of interwoven tales, each told by one suffering from years of silence.

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Degrees of Courage

By Shari Vester

Rating:  star star star star star 

This epic story of the lives of three women begins with a death. The loss of her mother in the summer of 1901 redefines the course of Angela’s purpose and the fate of the women who follow.

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The Journey

By John Heldt

Rating:  star star star star star 

A woman gets accidentally sent back in time, and tries to help her younger self find a better future.

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Dreaming Annapurna

By Leon David Dunn

Rating:  star star star star star 

A young Canadian man tries to save a little Nepali girl from Maoist soldiers.

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Embers at Dawn

By J.C. Loen

Rating:  star star star star star 

Crazy Cat, also known as Lee, also known as Lily, is one of the toughest and baddest outlaws around. Unfortunately, at this current stop, she finds that the marshal already recognizes her. But she has one thing on her side: he’s a crooked marshal, brutal and violent and extremely hated by the townsfolk.