When Dignity Came to Harlan

By Rebecca Duvall Scott

In the early 1900s, the Atwoods left Leadwood, Missouri, because the lead mine stopped being productive. Their destination was Harlan, Kentucky, where there were alleged jobs at the coal mine. Ben and Laura Atwood agreed to split their children between homes in Harlan, where they...

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Welcome Home

By Michael O'Brien

Welcome Home by Michael O’Brien tells the story of Peter, who was born in Germany in 1930. He was the youngest of three boys, but after the death of his mother, his father Heinrich married again and fathered two more children. The two eldest boys...

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What She Lost

By Melissa W. Hunter

What She Lost by Melissa W. Hunter is part fiction, part memoir. Sarah Waldman is 13, enjoying life with her family in Olkusz, Poland. The family are Jewish and have no idea that their peace will be shattered and lives will be changed forever. In...

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When I Last Saw You

By Bette Lee Crosby

When I Last Saw You by Bette Lee Crosby is the life story of Margaret Rose living in Georgia in 1968 and her mother Eliza Hobbs who lived in West Virginia in the 1900s. Margaret’s husband, whom she has been married to for many, many...

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Winter's Warrior

The Wicked Winters Book 13
By Scarlett Scott

Winter’s Warrior by Scarlett Scott is Book 13 in The Wicked Winters historical romance series. Caro Sutton found a man beaten and left for dead near her family’s gaming hell. It was set up so that the Suttons would be blamed. She took him in...

White Skies Black Mingo

By Kevin D. Miller

White Skies Black Mingo takes place in the mid to late 1800s and tells the story of Kateri (her American name is Maggie), an Ohio Seneca Indian girl, and her lifelong struggles and joys. We meet Kateri as her tribe has been lost to an...

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White Ghosts

A Saga of the Petries, a Unique Australian Pioneering Family
By Richard J Carroll

It must have been difficult living in the penal colonies of what we now know as Australia, halfway around the world from home with little or no chance of returning. To those sent either as military personnel or convicts, it must have felt like what...

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We All Fall Down

Stories of Plague and Resilience
By Jean Gill

We read about the plague and the devastation it had on Europe in our history classes. We are taught how it spread and how many people perished, but not much on how the people of that time felt knowing they were so close to death....

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Who Was Joseph Pulitzer?

A Novel
By Terrence Crimmins

Who Was Joseph Pulitzer? by Terrence Crimmins is historical fiction, yet serves as a pretty good biography of the father of contemporary journalism as well. Mr. Crimmins lays out a nice road map and timeline that covers the great man’s ascent from a tall, skinny...

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Written in Their Stars

By Elizabeth St.John

Written in Their Stars by Elizabeth St. John is the third book in a trilogy that recounts the earlier history of her own family. It begins when John Hutchinson signs the execution order for the death of Charles I. Luce and John are closely related...

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