historical fiction

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The Wife, The Maid and The Mistress by Ariel Lawhon Review & Giveaway!

Synopsis from Goodreads: “One summer night in 1930, Judge Joseph Crater steps into a New York City cab and is never heard from again. Behind this great man are three women, each with her own tale to tell: Stella, his fashionable wife, the picture of propriety; Maria, their steadfast maid, indebted to the judge; and…

Be Our Guest Friday {30}- Under the Same Blue Sky: How This Novel Happened by Author Pamela Schoenewaldt & Special GIVEAWAY for Teachers!
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Be Our Guest Friday {30}- Under the Same Blue Sky: How This Novel Happened by Author Pamela Schoenewaldt & Special GIVEAWAY for Teachers!

I’m happy to bring you a special Be Our Guest Friday post and giveaway today from Pamela Schoenewaldt, author of Under the Same Blue Sky that I told you I really enjoyed last month. Well Pamela contacted me on Facebook and said she’d like to do an extra special giveaway of Under the Same Blue…

An Unwilling Accomplice by Charles Todd Review and Discussion Questions
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An Unwilling Accomplice by Charles Todd Review and Discussion Questions

Synopsis from Goodreads: “In this absorbing and atmospheric historical mystery from New York Times bestselling author Charles Todd, World War I battlefield nurse Bess Crawford’s career and life are in jeopardy when a murder is committed on her watch Bess Crawford has been summoned by the War Office to accompany a wounded soldier from Shropshire…

Under the Same Blue Sky by Pamela Schoenewaldt Review & GIVEAWAY!
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Under the Same Blue Sky by Pamela Schoenewaldt Review & GIVEAWAY!

Synopsis: “From the USA Today bestselling author of When We Were Strangers and Swimming in the Moon comes a lush, exquisitely drawn novel set against the turmoil of the Great War, as a young German-American woman explores the secrets of her past. A shopkeeper’s daughter, Hazel Renner lives in the shadows of the Pittsburgh steel…

Diamond Head by Cecily Wong Book Review
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Diamond Head by Cecily Wong Book Review

Synopsis: “A sweeping debut, crossing from China to Hawaii, that follows three generations of a wealthy dynasty whose rise and decline is riddled with secrets and tragic love—from a young, powerful new voice in fiction. Frank Leong, a prominent shipping industrialist and head of the celebrated Leong family, brings his loved ones from China to…