Deborah Rising Author: Avraham Azrieli Genre: Historical Fiction, Christian, Biblical Fiction Publisher: HarperLegend Release Date: 2016 Pages: 330 Source: This book was given to me by TLC Book Tours in exchange for an honest review. Synopsis: In the tradition of The Red Tent, The Fifth Mountain, and The Mists of Avalon comes this absorbing historical novel that reimagines the life of one of the Bible's most revered women, the prophetess Deborah, and her epic journey to fulfill her destiny. Deborah's father dreamed that his daughter would one day become a prophet of the God of the Israelites. But the social and religious mores of her time dictated that a woman must marry--even against her will--and obey her husband. When Deborah is forced into an engagement with the violent son of her local judge, the young Hebrew woman rebels, determined to forge a new path. Captivated by the notion of transforming herself into a man to escape the arranged marriage and fulfill her father'…
The Woman in the Camphor Trunk (Anna Blanc Mystery #2) Author: Jennifer Kincheloe Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance, Mystery Publisher: Seventh Street Books Release Date: 2017 Pages: 304 Source: This book was given to me by the publisher and the audiobook was given to me by Audiobookworm Promotions blog tour in exchange for an honest review Synopsis: In early-1900s Los Angeles-- an era of courting, ragtime, suffragettes, and widespread corruption-- a socialite turned police matron tracks down the murderer of a white woman in Chinatown, while trying to prevent the outbreak of a bloody tong war. Los Angeles, 1908. In Chinatown, the most dangerous beat in Los Angeles, police matron Anna Blanc and her former sweetheart, Detective Joe Singer, discover the body of a white missionary woman, stuffed in a trunk in the apartment of her Chinese lover. If news about the murder gets out, there will be a violent backlash against the Chinese. Joe and Anna work to solve the crime quietly and keep the d…
The year 2018 seems like such a great year for lovers of historical fiction. There are many good books that will be released within the year. Clear your calendars, because there will need to be several days and nights of good reading! Here is a list of some of my most anticipated books of 2018:
To be honest, I don't really know much about Alexander Pushkin or his wife Natalya. However, I read The Secret Daughter of the Last Tsar, and I enjoyed it immensely.
Release Date: Jan. 2nd
This book has just been released. I saw this at my local library the other day, and it looks really good. It has everything that I want in a gothic novel; secrets, murder, and mystery. I have heard many people raving about this author. It seems like a perfect read on a cold winter's day, so I will definitely check it out soon!
Release Date: Jan. 9th
As a fan of historical mysteries, this looks like a fun read. I also like that it has a unique setting, which is set in India.
Release Date: Jan 9th