Historical Fiction Books…

Backwards Into the Future

You can’t go back. So everyone says. But Mary returns to her old hometown. The plum tree has gone, but a lemon tree thrives. The mystery surrounding the boat with painted eyes may never be solved, but perhaps some things from the past can be... read more

Unexpected Gifts

A TRUE AMERICAN FAMILY SAGA: Can we learn from our ancestors? Do our relatives’ behaviors help shape our own? In “Unexpected Gifts” that is precisely what happens to Sonia, a confused college student, heading for addictions and forever choosing the wrong... read more

The Handfasters

Coming from the Scottish Highlands to Edinburgh in search of a husband, Alison Lamont finds herself in all sorts of trouble.Thrown out of a fashionable ball for a stolen kiss, she flees from a riot in the notorious Old Town and ends up staying the night with Willie... read more

Spirit of Fire

Marjorie Bruce, newly-crowned Princess of Scotland and daughter of feared Scottish warrior King Robert the Bruce, is about to witness the English invasion into Scottish territory.After the English military ambushes Marjorie and her stepmother, they take them to... read more

The Forgotten Painting

When celebrated author Jack Rogan stumbles upon a hidden diary, he can’t resist investigating. Honouring the last wish of a dying friend, he is irresistibly drawn into a web of intriguing clues, hinting at a long forgotten treasure.Joining forces with Cecilia... read more

Devil in the Countryside

Devil in the Countryside is a story about the most famous werewolf investigation in history, brimming with intrigue and war, love and betrayal, and long-kept vendettas. It’s 1588, the height of the Reformation, and a killer is terrorizing the German countryside.... read more

God’s Hammer (Hakon’s Saga, Book 1)

History and legend combine in the gripping tale of Hakon Haraldsson, a Christian boy who once fought for the High Seat of a Viking realm.It is 935 A.D. and the North is in turmoil. King Harald Fairhair has died, leaving the High Seat of the realm to his murderous son,... read more

A Necessary End

Gripping, historical paranormal thriller from Diana Rubino, author of The End Of Camelot.When actor John Wilkes Booth visits the President’s medium to gather information about Lincoln’s habits to kidnap him, a malevolent spirit begins to torment him and... read more

Our Land of Palestine

It’s the year 1915, and the British and Ottoman Empires are locked in a deadly struggle in the Middle East. Tasked with keeping the Ottomans out of the Suez Canal, Major Andrew Selkirk soon discovers that the true nature of his assignment is to retrieve a... read more


Illumination Book Awards WinnerHer family’s voyage from South Carolina turns ugly when the ship’s captain maroons Lilyan and her family on an island along North Carolina’s Outer Banks. There, the family is captured by pirates and taken to a secret... read more

The Ginger Bread House

Set in a small town during the 1900’s, The Gingerbread House is a Historical Literary Fiction grounded in nostalgia, mirth, and true love. When a journalist comes home from Europe to take over the town newspaper from his sister, he becomes infatuated with the... read more

Midwife of Normandy

Riveting tale of love, ambition and heart-pounding suspense in turbulent 17th century France. Clare Dupres, a young Huguenot midwife, dreams of a rewarding profession using her ancestors’secret formula for painfree childbirth (the magic elixir). But danger... read more

Under the Silk Hibiscus

“At a time when history might be repeating itself, this story is important.” ~ Amazon reviewDuring World War Two, fifteen-year-old Nathan and his family are sent to Heart Mountain, an internment camp in Wyoming for Japanese-Americans. Nathan’s one... read more

Behind Closed Doors

In fog-shrouded Victorian London, a ruthless serial killer is on the loose. While the population of London is horrified by the murder spree conducted by Jack the Ripper, another, less publicized killer is at large.Tucked away on the inner pages of daily press, a few... read more

The Bonfires of Beltane

Beyond the sea lies ancient, Celtic Ireland, a proud land where tradition is everything and travel through the wild can mean slavery or death. There the Roman evangelist, Saint Patrick, carries a message of love, hope, and salvation — a message that threatens... read more

I’ll Watch the Moon

“Tatlock continues to weave 20th-century history into absorbing, finely crafted literary tales with issues of spirituality springing naturally from the text. For all collections and readers who enjoy realistic and hopeful family dramas.” — Library Journal... read more

The Old Ranger

THIS IS A SHORT STORY.Chuck Nielson hung up his six shooter and retired from the Texas Rangers ten years ago, at one time the fastest draw west of the Mississippi. He loves two things, his wife and his ranch.Now the Sunset Kid is in town. He’s killed seven men—all... read more