A journalist and writer for four decades, Lance Ringel has penned five novels and three plays. At Vassar College, where he has worked for 15 years, he served as principal ... Read full author bio >
"Ringel packs a remarkable amount of flavor and detail into this debut work. In addition to providing a compelling love story, he serves up gripping depictions of the war's horrible, often absurd battles ... Accomplished, touching historical fiction."
Between the continent and Main Island of Japan, Kyushu has a unique history.
Hana's parents were born during the time of militarism.
Human rights, democracy, equality, freedom, the rule ... Read full author bio >
"Spanning nearly 60 years, this work of historical fiction chronicles the multitude of cultural changes in Japan after World War II from the perspective of a conflicted family of three."
With the recent release of the sequel to The Outer Banks House, Diann Ducharme has officially filled the niche long missing in Outer Banks historical fiction and romance. A native ... Read full author bio >
"A heartbreaking yet uplifting novel that explores the destruction and beauty of love."
Keith Henderson has published three novels, a prize-winning book of short stories, and a collection of political essays called Staying Canadian.. He lead a provincial political party in Quebec during ... Read full author bio >
"'The book works most impressively as the painstaking reconstruction of a time that feels alien to our own: a time when seemingly every man on the street had a perspective, a pistol and a pun at the ready, when history was not so set in stone that a motivated man might not affect it.' — Kirkus Reviews"
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 >
Paul Mark Tag graduated with degrees in meteorology from Pennsylvania State University and worked for the Naval Research Laboratory as a research scientist for over thirty years before retiring to ... Read full author bio >
I grew up in the Vietnam era and had a brother who served as a helicopter machine-gunner in 1969-70 before being wounded in combat. I volunteered for the Marines but ... Read full author bio >
"In his first novel, Clausen tells the gripping story of psychological traumas that lead a soldier to volunteer for the dirtiest work in Vietnam. Billy’s job in Vietnam calls for him to dive headfirst into the dark, snake-infested tunnels that the Vietcong use to execute sneak attacks on unsuspecting U.S. soldiers."
Catherine Bell grew up in a New England family with a sense of its past as distinguished and its culture superior, as chronicled in many of her short stories. An ... Read full author bio >
"A vividly imagined historical drama of racial tension on America’s last frontier. . . From its first line—“It was a beautiful country, though I hated and feared it”—Bell’s is a nuanced, intelligently crafted debut.
- Kirkus Reviews
Nicholas Applin is an artist, and musician, with a voracious appetite for history, particularly Western History. The fascination began at an early age, reading Fredrick Manfred’s, Lord Grizzly, in ... Read full author bio >
"A wonderfully engaging Western saga that calls for both hands on the reins"
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