Tag Archives: historical fiction

Review: Shadows of the White City, by Jocelyn Green

Overview She promised a dying father she would keep his daughter safe. She can’t fail now. The one thing Sylvie Townsend wants most is what she feared she would never have–a family of her own. But taking in Polish immigrant … Continue reading

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Review: A Deadly Fortune, by Stacie Murphy

Overview A historical mystery in the vein of The Alienist, in which a young woman in Gilded Age New York must use a special talent to unravel a deadly conspiracy. Amelia Matthew has done the all-but-impossible, especially for an orphan … Continue reading

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Review: Tidewater Bride, by Laura Frantz

Overview They’re both too busy for love . . . but love is not too busy for them Selah Hopewell seems to be the only woman in Virginia Colony who has no wish to wed. True, there are too many … Continue reading

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Review, A Castaway in Cornwall, by Julie Klassen

Overview Set adrift on the tides of fate by the deaths of her parents and left wanting answers, Laura Callaway now lives with her uncle and his disapproving wife in North Cornwall. There she feels like a castaway, always viewed … Continue reading

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Review: To Steal a Heart, by Jen Turano

Overview After spending her childhood as a street thief, Gabriella Goodhue thought she’d put her past behind her until a fellow resident at her boardinghouse is unjustly accused of theft. Using her old skills to prove her friend’s innocence, Gabriella … Continue reading

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