Historical Fiction

Rebekah's Treasure by Sylvia Bambola - Faithfully Bookish review

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Each Thursday we “throwback” to a review from last year so let me know if you’ve read the book or added it to your tbr! About the Book Forced to flee war-torn Jerusalem in 70 A.D. Rebekah and her husband, Ethan, each take something of value: Rebekah, the cup of the Last Supper; Ethan, a copper scroll detailing the whereabouts of a vast Temple treasure. […]

My Heart Belongs in Ruby City, Idaho by Susanne Dietze

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Journey now to Ruby City, Idaho of 1866 where a Marriage Mishap Creates an Awkward Love Triangle in this Silver Mining Town. Looking forward to a quiet life and a full stomach, mail-order bride Rebecca Rice is pleased to marry her shopkeeper intended, Mr. Fordham, until the justice of the peace calls him Thaddeus, not Theodore—proceeded by the title Deputy. Is it possible to marry the wrong man? […]

The Loyal Heart by Shelley Shepard Gray

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Back when I worked for my hometown newspaper, going through the big archives each week was one of my favorite tasks! We’re borrowing the tradition with a little #tbt (Throw Back Thursday) feature here on the blog. Each Thursday we “throwback” to a review from last year so let me know if you’ve read the book or added it to your tbr! […]

Prelude by JoAnn Durgin - Faithfully Bookish review

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Back when I worked for my hometown newspaper, there was a section called “Back Over the Trails” which featured top headlines from one, five, ten, even one hundred years ago. We’re borrowing the tradition with a little #tbt (Throw Back Thursday) feature here on the blog. Let me know if you’ve read the book or added it to your tbr! […]

At Love's Bidding by Regina Jennings

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Back when I worked for my hometown newspaper, there was a section called “Back Over the Trails” which featured top headlines from one, five, ten, even one hundred years ago. We’re borrowing the tradition with a little #tbt (Throw Back Thursday) feature here on the blog. Let me know if you’ve read the book or added it to your tbr! […]

A Name Unknown by Roseanna White

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She’s Out to Steal His Name. Will He Steal Her Heart Instead? Rosemary Gresham has no family beyond the band of former urchins that helped her survive as a girl in the mean streets of London. Grown now, they are no longer pickpockets—now they focus on high value items and have learned how to blend into upper-class society. […]

Grounded Hearts by Jeanne M. Dickson

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In the midst of World War II, Ireland has declared herself neutral. Troops found on Irish soil must be reported and interned, no matter which side they are fighting for. When midwife Nan O’Neil finds a wounded young Canadian pilot at her door, she knows she’s taking a huge risk by letting him in. […]

The Road to Paradise by Karen Barnett

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In 1927, Margie Lane, an avid naturalist, convinces her Senator father to procure her a position at the fledgling Mount Rainier National Park. Since Ranger Ford Brannon lost his father in a climbing accident, he doubts his ability to protect the park and its many visitors. He certainly doesn’t relish the job of watching over an idealistic and privileged young woman with no practical survival skills. […]

The Painter's Daughter by Julie Klassen

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Back when I worked for my hometown newspaper, there was a section called “Back Over the Trails” which featured top headlines from one, five, ten, even one hundred years ago. Going through the big archives and putting that feature together each week was one of my favorite tasks! I thought we’d borrow the tradition and start a little #tbt (Throw Back Thursday) feature here on the blog. […]

With You Always by Jody Hedlund

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When a financial crisis in 1850s New York leaves three orphaned sisters nearly destitute, the oldest, Elise Neumann, knows she must take action. She’s had experience as a seamstress, and the New York Children’s Aid Society has established a special service: placing out seamstresses and trade girls. […]