Reviews - Historical

After the Fog

In October 1948, the mill town of Donora, Pennsylvania was covered in smog due to a combination of the mill emissions and the weather. This actual historical event led to a movement for clean air in the United States culminating in the Clean Air Act.


Johanna Wade came to Missouri to help her father lead a missionary wagon party looking for  a place to settle. The trip is her chance to become closer to her long absent father. After all, there’s nothing holding her to her former life.  Heartbroken (her fiancée died), she has no interest in men, however she seems to have attracted the attention of two.

Lady Arbella de Mowbray isn’t a happy woman. By orders of the king, she’s to be married to an English nobleman living in Scotland, which to her is, “The land of heathens, barbarians… Oh, the horrors she’d heard went on there! The men ate their young. The warriors kept the bones of their victims tied to their beards.

A Lady by Any Other Name

Nicole Farrington has never had it easy, her mother died when she was young, then lost her father as well,   her brother is now her guardian and her jailor.

Laiden's Daughter

Left motherless as a wee bairn, Aishlinn has suffered mightily  at the hands of her step-father and brother.   After growing up in isolation and servitude she is traded by her brothers to the depraved Earl of  Penrith.  She makes a desperate escape, fleeing England for the Scottish highlands, where she is rescued by Duncan McEwan and his men.