Thirteen historical authors have gotten together to give away one copy of their book, just in time for the holidays.
Entries are open until midnight CST, December 19th, 2021. We will announce the winner December 21st, 2021. Audiobooks and e-books will be sent by Christmas, and print books mailed by January 8.
Here is what you can win:
Paris 1870. Raised for a life of parties and servants, Camille and Mariele have much in common, but it takes the horrors of war to bring them together to fight for the city and people they love.
The story of two women whose families were caught up in the defense of Paris is deeply moving and suspenseful ~~ Margaret George, author of Splendor Before the Dark: A Novel of the Emperor Nero.
A young girl flees 1661 Madrid, vanishing with an awful secret. Three centuries later and a continent away, a woman finds some hidden papers, discovering the reason for the flight so long ago, and for her own mother’s enigmatic dying words.
Winner for New Fiction in the Independent Press Awards.
In 1847, Mac McDougall seeks adventure on the Oregon Trail. As he passes through Missouri, he rescues Jenny Calhoun. On the arduous six-month trek, Mac and Jenny face the best and worst in themselves and in each other, while discovering the beauty and danger of the western frontier.
Jean M. Roberts
Professor Abbey Coote receives an invitation to the idyllic Pine Tree House. While exploring, Abbey comes face to face with Mary Foss, a woman dead for 350 years. Through a time/mind interface, Abbey experiences the horrors of Mary’s life, living at the edge of the civilized world in the 1690’s New England.
RUNNER-UP Historical Novel Society New Novel Award 2018
At five Katharina is placed in a convent.
At twenty-three she escapes.
At twenty-five she marries the most controversial man in Europe.
This is her story – of courage, resilience in the face of adversity and a determination to choose her own life.
If you like your historical fiction to be absorbing, authentic, beautifully written and full of warmth and heart, this portrayal of Katharina von Bora, the escaped nun who married Martin Luther, is for you.
Fanny Newcomb & the Irish Channel Ripper
A Jack the Ripper copycat is terrorizing the women of Gilded Age New Orleans. Can amateur detective Fanny Newcomb stop the Irish Channel Ripper before he murders again?
Winner of the Independent Book Publishers Association GOLD for Historical Fiction
The Lost Diary of Alexander Hamilton
In 1765, Alexander Hamilton arrives in St. Croix to begin a new life with his family, but secrets from his past threaten to tear his family apart as he undergoes a series of tests and challenges in his quest for fame and glory.
The Coffin Path
Maybe you’ve heard tales about Scarcross Hall, the house on the old coffin path. They say there’s something up there, something evil. Mercy Booth isn’t afraid. The moors are her home and lifeblood. But, beneath her certainty, strange events are beginning to trouble her. When a stranger appears seeking work, Mercy reluctantly takes him in. This man will change everything, she just can’t see it yet.
Karen A. Chase
With pressure mounting to join the American Revolution, an intrepid young Post rider, Nathaniel Marten, accepts the task of carrying the sole copy of the Declaration of Independence to seven congressmen whose signatures will unite the colonies. “Exceptionally researched to the very end.” (Colonial Review)
Across the Great Divide
Where do you go when home is no longer an option?
The guns of the Civil War have ceased … the shots are but an echo… yet the war rages on deep inside Will Crump’s soul.
Dove, a young Shoshone woman longs for home and freedom.
Together, Will and Dove must reach Across the Great Divide.
Boop and Eve’s Road Trip
Mary Helen Sheriff
“A heartwarming trek through the South as grandmother and granddaughter uncover secrets held for generations as well as confront family issues, all while having a little fun…a touching intergenerational romp” –Kirkus Review
D. Apple, et al.
Ten ghostly tales that will take you into times and lives lost. You will encounter a tormented Roman general. A Norse woman must confront her terrifying destiny. Meet a troubled Saxon brother, searching for his twin’s murderer. A young nurse tries to solve the mysteries of an asylum for the insane. A hotel owner struggles to corral his annoying ghosts—and face his own fears.
With a foreword by the eminent author of histories of medieval women Sharon Bennett Connolly.
The Aloha Spirit
Married and the mother of two by nineteen, Dolores’s quest to find the aloha spirit within herself—and to escape the abuse of her alcoholic husband—leads her to flee Hawaii after the bombing of Pearl Harbor for California, where she seeks to make a new life for herself. But her past isn’t so easily left behind.