Book Review: Women of the Blue and Gray: True Civil War Stories of Mothers, Medics, Soldiers, and Spies by Marianne Monson

Summary This novel is a collection of accounts of the women of the American Civil War, many of whom are not well-known. We follow women of both the North and the South who made sacrifices for what they felt was for the good of their country. These are the women who enlisted themselves as disguisedContinue reading “Book Review: Women of the Blue and Gray: True Civil War Stories of Mothers, Medics, Soldiers, and Spies by Marianne Monson”

5 Anticipated Historical Fiction Books of 2021

I always seek inspiration for my own historical fiction stories by reading what other authors have come up with, especially from periods that fascinate me (including but not limited to the Medieval, Tudor, Civil War, and WWII eras). Below are some of the books coming out this year set in those time periods! Yellow Wife,Continue reading “5 Anticipated Historical Fiction Books of 2021”

Book Review: Slave Stealers, by Timothy Ballard

For those of you who have not yet been exposed to the history writing of Tim Ballard—yes, the same Tim Ballard who runs the Operation Underground Railroad (OUR) to abolish child trafficking—this book is an in-depth account of his past experiences performing rescue operations against the child-slavery. What a lot of people do not realizeContinue reading “Book Review: Slave Stealers, by Timothy Ballard”