Saffire by Sigmund Brouwer Reviewed by: Faye Oygard Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Waterbrook Publication Date: August 16, 2016 James Holt comes to Panama in 1909 at the request of his old friend, Theodore Roosevelt, to carry out a mission that starts out as a search for the mother of Saffire, a beautiful and spirited young […]
Child of the River by Irma Joubert Reviewed by: Faye Oygard Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: October 18, 2016 Persomi is a poor bywoner’s daughter in South Africa in the 1940’s. When her older brother, Gerbrand, leaves home to find work in the city, and her troubled family is torn apart by […]
Within the Veil by Brandy Vallancer Reviewed by: Lori Twichell Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Lyrical Vine Press Publication Date: June 28, 2016 Feya Broon has a really difficult life. The oldest of a group of siblings, her mother died leaving her alone with her father. He, unfortunately, isn’t the best parenting role model. More often […]
Anchor in the Storm (Waves of Freedom #2) by Sarah Sundin Reviewed by: Elizabeth Olmedo Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance Publisher: Revell Publication Date: May 3, 2016 All her life, Lillian has fought prejudices — as a woman and as a disabled person. However, when America joins World War II, she has the opportunity to prove […]
Secrets She Kept by Cathy Gohlke Reviewed by: Faye Oygard Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Tyndale Publication Date: September 15, 2015 Hannah Sterling was never close to her mother. She never understood why her mother always seemed to hold her at an arm’s length, while her stepfather smothered her with love and attention. Upon her mother’s […]
Faith by Lyn Cote Reviewed by: Pam Graber Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Tyndale House Publication Date: April 1, 2016 As a woman and a peace-loving Quaker, a Civil War battlefield is the last place Faith Cathwell expected to find herself. When her friend, Shiloh – a freeborn black woman – is snatched by slave catchers […]
Undaunted Hope by Jody Hedlund Reviewed by: Faye Oygard Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Bethany House Publication Date: January 1, 2016 Tessa Taylor is looking forward to leaving her past indiscretions behind her and starting afresh as a teacher in a small mining town. But things are not as simple as she was led to believe, […]
The Fragment by Davis Bunn Reviewed by: Pam Graber Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Franciscan Media Publication Date: February 19, 2016 The year is 1923 and World War I has just ended. The world is changing with dizzying speed and in the midst of this young Muriel Ross is plucked from obscurity in the halls of […]
A.D. 33 by Ted Dekker Reviewer: Lori Twichell Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Center Street Publication Date: October 6, 2015 Maviah is in trouble. Like big trouble. We left her secure in the knowledge of Christ and his love, but as anyone knows, that can change for humans in a heartbeat. So that said, Maviah’s world […]
Through Waters Deep (Waves of Freedom #1) by Sarah Sundin Reviewed by: Elizabeth Olmedo Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance Publisher: Revell Publication Date: August 4, 2015 Mary Stirling sees herself as silver. She doesn’t shine and sparkle like her best friend or other golden girls. Mary prefers to go about her work as a Navy Yard […]
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