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.
Heartbreaking and beautiful - Readers will find it a struggle to choose a side, and in the end, witness a breathtaking conclusion of betrayal and political treachery.
Set at a time when the old ways were yielding to the industrial age, "Timber Rose" is a timeless love story with heart as big as the mountains of the great Pacific Northwest.
Congratulations to the CHAUCER Awards 2014 for Historical Novel Competition Finalists! They will compete for the coveted First-in-Category positions. We are now accepting entries for the Chaucer Awards 2015 Writing Competition until May 31, 2015.