A Heart for Freedom

A Heart For Freedom by Janet S. Grunst My rating: 5 of 5 stars A beautiful follow-up to “A Heart Set Free.” This non-traditional romance follows the married couple, Matthew and Heather Stewart. Their happily-ever-after is challenged by the turmoil of the American Revolution. Can they and their marriage survive in the midst of suchContinue reading “A Heart for Freedom”

River to Redemption

River to Redemption by Ann H. Gabhart My rating: 5 of 5 stars First note: Revell has this marketed as a historical romance. It’s not. It’s historical with a strong romantic element. There is a difference, so be aware if you’re picking this up expecting a formulaic romance. It’s not. It’s better. The story dipsContinue reading “River to Redemption”

The Captured Bride

The Captured Bride by Michelle Griep My rating: 5 of 5 stars Those who follow my reviews know that I absolutely love the books by Laura Frantz and Jocelyn Green. Now it’s time to move Michelle Griep into that top tier of favorite historical/historical romance authors. She hit this one completely out of the park.Continue reading “The Captured Bride”

Love’s Reckoning

Love’s Reckoning by Laura Frantz My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was one of those moments when I smack my forehead and wonder if there are any brain cells left. I downloaded this ebook THREE YEARS AGO and never read it. Why? Because I honestly thought I had. Then flipping through the Kindle aContinue reading “Love’s Reckoning”

A Perfect Weakness

A Perfect Weakness by Jennifer A. Davids My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved this story from the moment I picked it up. It hits a couple of real-life issues – no spoilers – and includes the interesting twist of an American Civil War vet, a doctor, who inherits a title and property inContinue reading “A Perfect Weakness”

Of Rags and Riches

Of Rags and Riches Romance Collection: Nine Stories of Poverty and Opulence During the Gilded Age by Michelle Griep My rating: 4 of 5 stars Lovely collection! One of the better that I’ve read. Delightful heroines and dashing heroes by some authors I’ve read before and some I haven’t … but will again. The contrastContinue reading “Of Rags and Riches”

A Stranger On My Land

A Stranger on My Land by Sandra Merville Hart My rating: 5 of 5 stars A sweet novella set during the Civil War. It’s not about the battles or the issues of the times, it’s about a young girl and a wounded soldier. It’s about having the pluck to see beyond the stereotypes to theContinue reading “A Stranger On My Land”

Among the Poppies

Among the Poppies by J’nell Ciesielski My rating: 5 of 5 stars An extraordinary tale of heroism and sacrifice set during The Great War. Gwyn Ruthers is an ambitious young woman determined to take an active part in the war. When she learns that women are being trained to drive ambulances … she’s ready toContinue reading “Among the Poppies”

The Hero of Shenandoah Hearts

Jacob Owens, the hero of Shenandoah Hearts, is a prosperous merchant, owning and running a Philadelphia shop. He’s had the wonderful ladysmith, Madga Sehler, working with his family for years. But the Sehler family is relocating to the Shenandoah region of what is today Virginia. This backcountry area was dangerous. Beautiful but dangerous. Far fromContinue reading “The Hero of Shenandoah Hearts”

The Hero of Love’s Undoing

My story, Love’s Undoing, begins in what would one day become central Minnesota on the banks of the Upper Mississippi River in 1792 at a Scottish fur post. Abi is the daughter of a Scottish fur trader and an Indian mother. Henry is the second son of an English earl and has come to Montreal toContinue reading “The Hero of Love’s Undoing”