Reviews - Historical

WESTERN:  Clara Bixie has to find her brother - her family's business depends on it.  Her search has brought her to Skagway, Alaska, but until she finds a guide to lead her across the treacherous White Pass to Dawson, she's stuck.  Enter Jeremy Dawson.  Traveling through to Dawson to deliver his last cargo before returning home, he proves to be honest, trustworthy, and the perfect choice of a g

Banished Love
Ramona
Flightner

Living in Boston in the early 1900’s, free-spirited Clarissa Sullivan refuses to conform to the social conventions of her family and her class.  Determined to live a purposeful life as a contributing member of society, rather than the sheltered wife of a domineering man, she is not afraid to share her views on

Tuesday Nights
Linda Rae
Sande

Michael Cunningham knows the only way to save his family from eventual ruin is to make his own way - in trade.  Luckily he is very good at it and, with his business partner, is set to achieve a secure life for himself.  The only nagging question is what to do about a wife.  Although he has no desire to marry, his mother has extracted a promise that it will be accomplished by his 28th birthday -

Castles, Customs and Kings
Edited by Debra Brown
M.M. Bennetts

“Castles, Customs, and Kings” is not one story but a compilation of numerous essays and stories of the real people that made up the rich tapestry that is the history of Great Britain.  The book is broken down into eight periods, starting with the Romans, then following through the Medieval era, on to the Tudors, Stuart

The White Rose
Mary Ann
Cook

It was called the Great Patriotic War as Russia fought desperately to keep Hitler from conquering the Motherland.  Lilya Ltvyak, at 19, knew she wanted to do her part and flying was her dream.  That’s what brought her to this point.  Standing on an airbase, demanding her male counterparts see more that just another wom

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