William Peak’s debut novel, The Oblate’s Confession, returns us to that lost and mysterious time sometimes called “The Dark Ages.” It is based on extensive research into early ... Read full author bio >
"A vividly realized story of one boy’s attempt to live a life of faith in a time of war."
Myra Hargrave McIlvain tells stories, mostly tales about Texas and its unique history. She’s written a family humor column, Texas historical markers, and five books about Texas that were ... Read full author bio >
"A wonderful slice of history that animates mid-19th century Texas."
As long-time Wisconsin lawyer (CV available at www.ehlingeradvocates.com), I learned of the Los Indios village early in my practice and have spent years piecing together the fragmented history ... Read full author bio >
"Ehlinger displays an extraordinary command of the historical period that includes the geopolitical and economic currents. Even more impressively, he supplies a sensitive but synoptic account of the internecine divisions within Cuba at the time that became battle lines--differing political, ideological, and racial allegiances so sharply drawn that violent conflict seemed inevitable. … His true authorial gift is characterization--it's rare one encounters a novel so well-populated with such richly drawn dramatic personae, a complex tale unburdened by lazily conceived caricatures"
Helena P. Schrader earned a PhD in History from the University of Hamburg with a ground-breaking biography of a leader of the German Resistance to Hitler. She has published numerous ... Read full author bio >
"...a surprisingly addictive narrative. Schrader is a deft, knowledgeable writer, capable of portraying a complicated historical period through accessible, descriptive prose .... With her focus on the individual, albeit imagined, personal dramas of the primary protagonists, Schrader brings detail, excitement, and life to a bygone era."
A natural born storyteller with a descriptive writing style, Tosoff's novels create energy and excitement that keep readers on the edge of their seats through action ... Read full author bio >
"Tosoff’s novel is a worthy introduction to its protagonist, whose descent into events beyond his control is plausible as well as riveting ... A thriller with a down-to-earth protagonist whose misadventures are invigorating."
Marian Sepulveda began writing when she was in the seventh grade with stories shared with family and friends. Eventually this developed into a love of early California history and a ... Read full author bio >
"An engrossing tale about a spunky heroine caught between two worlds in the Old West."
Before I turned to novel writing, I wrote professionally for more than 30 years—always for others, and almost always for regular wages—as a congressional press aide, newspaper reporter ... Read full author bio >
"A thoughtful, well-written work that breathes new life into past personalities and events."
Kevin Kmitta was born in La Salle, Illinois, the middle child of five. Despite his unending love for his two older and two younger sisters, sports participation and adventure provided ... Read full author bio >
". . . a capable writer, never skimping on detail and keeping the story moving at a fairly brisk pace while also giving readers a present-day protagonist that they’ll sympathize with and root for."
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