The Crooked Path by Irma Joubert

Release Date: November 7, 2017 Lettie Low grew up in South Africa feeling inferior to her girlfriends. She didn’t possess their beauty or their slim figures.  She had many crushes on boys but was always overlooked and left heartbroken. Being the daughter of the town’s only doctor, she threw herself into her studies and joined his practice after college. She had given up on new … Continue reading The Crooked Path by Irma Joubert

A Pearl For My Mistress by Annabel Fielding

Release Date: August 9, 2017 Hester Blake takes a job as a lady’s maid for Lucy Fitzmartin in England.  The year is 1934 and the climate is unsettled with drastic political challenges. Hester is from a small town and hopes that this job will provide her with a steady income.  She is also searching for new friends and the potential to see new places. Her … Continue reading A Pearl For My Mistress by Annabel Fielding

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

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

Last Christmas In Paris by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb

Release Date: October 3, 2017 Evie Elliott watches her brother Will and his best friend, Thomas, leave for Europe to serve in World War I.  The three of them are very close and have never been separated. Evie is naive and believes that everyone will be together for a Christmas reunion in Paris.  The three of them stay in contact via letters, and these communications … Continue reading Last Christmas In Paris by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb

Wives Of War by Soraya M. Lane

Release Date: July 1, 2017 Two British nurses volunteer to work at a battlefield hospital during World War 2. Scarlet is seeking information about her soldier fiance since his correspondence has ceased. Ellie has prior experience as a nurse and feels that she can contribute immediately to the war effort. Both women are apprehensive about the risks involved but they are determined to make a … Continue reading Wives Of War by Soraya M. Lane

The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor

Release Date: June 13, 2017 Kate Nelson grew up with a father who was an avid stamp collector.  He is currently in a nursing home, and Kate decides to take his large collection to be appraised. During the review an unusual Austrian World War II stamp on a sealed letter is discovered. Kate, along with the appraiser, investigate the history behind the stamp and the … Continue reading The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor