Can love blossom between the most unlikely pair in a multi-cultural, tension-ripe environment? Author J.L. Oakley breathes life into an often forgotten part of Pacific Northwest history in her beautifully penned novel, Mist-chi-mas: A Novel of Captivity.
Babylonian astrology and Jewish mysticism combine with Roman history to create a timeless story of passion and fate in Chuck Gould’s The Rabbi’s Gift.
A BIT of CANDY in HARD TIMES by Blaine Beveridge – Historical Fiction, Political, Prohibition, Pacific Northwest
Starts with a bulls-eye and enthralls to the last page. It’s tough to put down, so arrange your schedule accordingly. You’ll be waiting for Beveridge’s next book.
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.
The story behind any war is a difficult one to tell. "A Cherry Blossom" in Winter by Ron Singerton takes us into not just one, but two, cultures at the turn of the last century in an attempt to show us both sides of a decisive naval conflict that would shape both countries and people for years to come.
One woman clandestinely practices her art, risking not only her reputation but her life, in pre-renaissance Italy. Spellbinding and transporting. A must read!
A profound work of historical fiction recounting the Norwegian Resistance to the Nazi Occupation. A testimonial to the underground heroes who put aside personal safety for a cause much bigger than themselves. Their courage is acknowledged in this superbly gripping novel.
The BOY WHO WANTED WINGS by James Conroyd Martin – Medieval Historical Fiction, War/Military, European
Masterfully written and well-conceived,"The Boy Who Wanted Wings" soars through the stratosphere in this historical fiction covering the siege of Vienna in the late 17th century. An excellent novel with staying power.
A captivating lesson in power, greed, and what a man will do for love - a sweeping epic of San Fransico's emergence from a gold rush down to one of the world's most spectacular cities.