Lilac Lane by Sherryl Woods

Release Date: November 1, 2017 Kiera Malone is mourning the unexpected death of her fiance. She has been living apart from her family in Ireland and needs to reassess her future plans. Her daughter, Moira, is concerned about her emotional stability and invites her to stay with her in Maryland. Kiera makes the journey and finds employment at an Irish pub owned by her family. … Continue reading Lilac Lane by Sherryl Woods

Esfir Is Alive by Andrea Simon

Release Date: November 1, 2016 Esfir Manevich is a seven year old Jewish girl who lives in Poland in 1936.  The seeds for World War 2 have been planted and acts of anti-Semitism are on the rise in her community.  Esfir watches these acts increase at her public school while the administrators turn a blind eye. Fearing for her future, Esfir’s parents send her to … Continue reading Esfir Is Alive by Andrea Simon

December Girl by Nicola Cassidy

Release Date: October 26, 2017 Molly Thomas and her family have had it tough living in Ireland during the late 1800’s.  On Christmas day her family was evicted from their home by their landlord. Molly felt that the action was unjustified and her suspicions are confirmed when the dishonest man moves his family into their former home.  She is furious and plots her revenge. A … Continue reading December Girl by Nicola Cassidy

Book Blast: The Painter’s Apprentice By Laura Morelli

The Painter’s Apprentice by Laura Morelli Publication Date: November 15, 2017 The Scriptorium eBook; 482 Pages Series: The Gondola Maker, Book Two Genre: Fiction/Historical About The Book: Star-crossed lovers with a costly secret. As the plague grips Venice, more than a quarantine divides them… Venice, 1510. Maria Bartolini wants nothing more than to carry on her father’s legacy as a master gilder. Instead, her father … Continue reading Book Blast: The Painter’s Apprentice By Laura Morelli

Seven Days Of Us by Francesca Hornak

Release Date: October 17, 2017 Olivia Birch is a doctor who is returning to England to spend the holidays with her family. Because she was treating an epidemic in Liberia, her entire family will be quarantined during her visit. Her mother Emma is looking forward to the week together since it is rare for everyone to be in the same location.  The siblings are less … Continue reading Seven Days Of Us by Francesca Hornak

Hanna Who Fell From The Sky by Christopher Meades

Release Date: September 26, 2017 Hanna is turning eighteen in a week and has never left the town of Clearhaven.  Her hometown is a polygamist community where residents blindly follow a cult-like individual named “Brother Paul”. Her father has four wives and has sired fourteen children. When her birthday arrives she is destined to become the fifth wife of a man three times her age. … Continue reading Hanna Who Fell From The Sky by Christopher Meades

Author Spotlight: Pleasing Mr. Pepys by Deborah Swift

Book Summary: Release Date: September 28, 2017 London 1667. Set in a London rising from the ruins of the Great Fire, Pleasing Mr Pepys is a vivid re-imagining of the events in Samuel Pepys’s Diary. Desperate to escape her domineering aunt, Deb Willet thinks the post of companion to well-respected Elisabeth Pepys is the answer to her prayers. But Samuel Pepys’s house is not as safe … Continue reading Author Spotlight: Pleasing Mr. Pepys by Deborah Swift

If There’s No Tomorrow by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Release Date: September 5, 2017 Lena Wise is starting her senior year of high school. She is an honor student who also plays varsity volleyball and works part time. Lena has a tight circle of girlfriends from school but her best friend is named Sebastian. He grew up next door and they have been been friends since childhood. The only troubling thing in her life … Continue reading If There’s No Tomorrow by Jennifer L. Armentrout