Genre: Historical Fiction

The Lieutenant’s Bargain by Regina Jennings – Book Review, Preview

The Lieutenant’s Bargain by Regina Jennings – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 18, 2018
Book Reviews

The Lieutenant’s Bargain is the second of Regina Jennings’ books I have read. What I have found each time is that reading her stories leaves me anxious to read more. Her imaginative, quirky, adventurous writing with such charming characters is very appealing. After her stagecoach is robbed, leaving Hattie as […]


Stagecoach to Liberty by Janalyn Voigt – Book Review, Preview

Stagecoach to Liberty by Janalyn Voigt – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 7, 2018
Book Reviews

Once again, Janalyn Voigt writes a story full of action and intrigue. With human trafficking, stagecoach robberies, lynchings, dangers from the Indians, kidnapping and more, Stagecoach to Liberty brings the Montana Gold Rush to life. The characters were appealing. I could understand the motivation that drove Elsa to indenture herself […]


My Brother’s Bride by Rachael Anderson – Book Review, Preview

My Brother’s Bride by Rachael Anderson – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 5, 2018
Book Reviews, Giveaways

Once again, author Rachael Anderson has written a delightful Regency romance! I love the titles of the books in this series and the covers are so lovely. Despite the fact that the summary could make it sound like Morgan fell in love with Abby before his brother died, I was […]


Searching for You by Jodi Hedlund – Book Review, Preview

Searching for You by Jodi Hedlund – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 4, 2018
Book Reviews

Many people romanticize the process of adoption. Those poor children who were needing a home find love and acceptance and all of a sudden, everything has changed and is now perfect. Right? Yet older children still have past lives that they remember and that affect them. It takes time and […]



Cadenza by Stella Riley – Spotlight, Preview, Excerpt

Cadenza by Stella Riley – Spotlight, Preview, Excerpt

I’d like to introduce another book to you. I am not familiar with this author but after reading this excerpt, I am intrigued and am going to try to find a way to find time to read these books! If you read them, or have read any of her books, […]


The Liberty Bride by MaryLu Tyndall – Book Review, Preview

The Liberty Bride by MaryLu Tyndall – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
November 29, 2018
Book Reviews

There are many preconceived notions of what God is like and what He expects of us. He is sometimes (and very incorrectly!) portrayed as a demanding and judgmental being, ready to punish us for the slightest offense. Many churches are filled with rules and regulations about what is acceptable to […]


My Brother’s Bride by Rachael Anderson – New Release, Preview

My Brother’s Bride by Rachael Anderson – New Release, Preview

Author Rachael Anderson’s newest Regency Romance is now available. I just finished reading this today and will be posting my review soon. But don’t wait to see what I think, hurry and read this delighful story now! Excerpt When Brigston entered the kitchen, Abby’s back was partially to him, so […]



Shelter of the Most High by Connilyn Cossette – Book Review, Preview

Shelter of the Most High by Connilyn Cossette – Book Review, Preview

Refuge. Sanctuary. Haven. What do those words convey to you? In just reading them, do you sense a longing for that type of peace? Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach […]