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."
Heidi Tawfik has had extensive exposure to Middle Eastern life and culture. She met her Egyptian husband while she was studying foreign languages and he was an exchange student at ... Read full author bio >
"Readers interested in Arab folk history will find Tawfik's book a fairly concise synthesis of various sources and traditions."
Elaine Russell is an award-winning novelist/short story writer of adult and children’s works. Her new historical novel, In the Company of Like-Minded Women, was released October 2018. Russell ... Read full author bio >
"“The summer of 1901 in Denver sees the reunion of three sisters in this historical novel that hails the burgeoning independence of women...This is part love story (romantic and familial) and part examination of the early days of women entering the professional arena… passionate female characters deliver a valuable message.”"
Margaret Kasimatis is a published author of short stories, poetry, and novels. A clinical psychologist and university professor by day, Kasimatis write novels focusing on complicated characters and the symbols ... Read full author bio >
"Insightful about self-harm, addiction, and patterns that bind."
Born in New York City, raised in London and Calcutta, the author misspent her youth devouring books on history, absorbing the Classics, and listening to first-hand tales of the Raj ... Read full author bio >
"An elegant examination of the people and mores of a particular time and place in the history of the British Empire; perfect for anglophiles."
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."
Lloyd Tosoff is a Canadian singer, songwriter, painter and novelist. His songs have been recognized by some of Nashville's greats and his novels acclaimed by Kirkus ... 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."
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