A WWII Historical Fiction that will capture its audience from the first word. Highly recommended!
The PARTICULAR APPEAL of GILLIAN PUGSLEY by Susan Örnbratt – 20th Century Historical Fiction, Coming of Age Fiction, Historical Romance
A 20th c. romance circling around one woman’s life of passion, gusto, and a belief that what we do can make the world a better place. A beautifully written novel that proves that one can find joy and purpose amongst death and destruction. Recommended!
The USA was founded. Napoleon proclaimed himself Emperor. Jane Austin's works were published anonymously. Thomas Paine publishes his treatise "The Rights of Man." These are but a few historic events that happened in the Goethe years. It is our honor to recognize these awarding-winning historical fiction authors whose works educate and inform us about the post-1750s past.
WRAPPED in the STARS by Elena Mikalsen – Contemporary Romance, Medical Fiction, 20th Century Historical Romance
A story of love, self-worth, and passion that will make one wonder just how much we choose for ourselves and how much the universe decides for us. Recommended.
After a devastating loss, 16-year-old Gertie is tossed into a Sanitorium in 1957 where she must advocate not only for herself but for others who are brutally mistreated. Highly recommended.
These historical fiction works have moved forward in the judging rounds from SLUSH pile to the 2018 Goethe Book Awards for post- 1750s fiction LONG LIST.
From the riveting opening that takes place in NYC's Lower East Side's sweatshops until its gripping conclusion, this enthralling novel vividly portrays the desperate times of German immigrants landing at Ellis Island in 1905 in search of a better life.
Full of rich and disturbing scenes of life for the unwitting residents of a turpentine camp in the Deep South at the close of the Great War. A gut-wrenching story of one man's search for his sister and one woman's duty to heal instead of harm. This well-researched novel is sure to be appreciated by fans of historical fiction. It pulls no punches and takes no prisoners.
DEATH of a DIVA: from BERLIN to BROADWAY by Brigitte Goldstein – Historical Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
A murder mystery that is rich in character studies, historical WWI & WWII accounts, and plot twists. Brigitte Goldstein is an author to watch.