Genre: Historical Fiction

To Write a Wrong by Jen Turano – Book Review

To Write a Wrong by Jen Turano – Book Review

by Phyllis Helton
August 12, 2021
Book Reviews

To Write a Wrong has an clever plot with humorous incidents. The interactions between Daphne and Herman were enjoyable. And Daphne’s penchant for swooning was cute and not overdone. Daphne’s attempts at disguising her identity as the wildly popular writer of mysteries only added to her charm. Whenever anyone began […]

The Barrister and the Letter of Marque by Todd M. Johnson – Spotlight & Excerpt

The Barrister and the Letter of Marque by Todd M. Johnson – Spotlight & Excerpt

I’m not familiar at all with Todd M. Johnson. When I saw this book and the synopsis, I was intrigued. I’m looking forward to reading this book in the future. Read on for a synopsis and an excerpt of this historical legal thriller. Excerpt Madeleine listened. From a distance behind […]

Rocky Mountain Restoration by Lisa J. Flickinger – Book Review

Rocky Mountain Restoration by Lisa J. Flickinger – Book Review

by Phyllis Helton
July 8, 2021
Book Reviews

The third book in the Rocky Mountain Revival series, Rocky Mountain Restoration builds on the events of the previous stories. Only it isn’t much-beloved characters reappearing (until the very end). Instead, Snoop and Josephine show up, ready to wreak havoc on the unsuspecting passengers and crew aboard the ship on […]

The Heart’s Charge by Karen Witemeyer – Book Review

The Heart’s Charge by Karen Witemeyer – Book Review

by Phyllis Helton
June 24, 2021
Book Reviews

Oh, wow! Karen Witemeyer has done it again! The Heart’s Charge is an amazing story, filled with compelling danger, bravery in the face of fear, life-changing spiritual lessons, and characters who melted my heart. Though there are many characters with significant roles, it was not difficult to keep track of […]

The Nature of a Lady by Roseanna M. White – Book Review

The Nature of a Lady by Roseanna M. White – Book Review

by Phyllis Helton
May 10, 2021
Book Reviews

What a engaging, mysterious, and wonderfully romantic story! Roseanna M. White has again created a heroine who is intelligent, delightfully socially awkward, and completely relatable in her insecurities and vulnerability. Libby’s love of the natural world had her crawling in the dirt observing, bringing her microscope on her summer trip, […]