Living in genteel poverty, Princess Dagmar of Denmark doesn't expect
anything special to happen to her. However, when her beloved sister
Alix gets married, and she soon meets and marries an heir to the throne
in Russia, the future Sasha III. Her life is turned upside down when she Read more...
In 1842, Douglas Elling loses his beloved wife and his young daughter
to a house fire due to some rumors that he is an abolitionist. Three
years later, in 1845, his friend's daughter, Abigail "Abby" Milton arrives
from England to be his ward, intent on finding a new place Read more...
Tallulah Mae James has had a very unconventional childhood; from
birth to 1960s she and her four siblings have been reared by a
traditional Southern grandmother while her parents, Margo and Drayton
could care less about what happens to their family and traditions that
the grandmother attempts to instill. Tired Read more...
In 1952, Joel is a twelve-year-old boy surrounded by a colorful cast of
characters that find themselves in shady business dealings, including
loaning money, rigging and fixing teams or horse races, and so much
more. Set in post-World War II, other timely events take place, and Joel Read more...
Zachary "Zac" Hutchinson, a precocious ten-year-old boy has a
mission: to find his biological father and figure out why he ran off
before Zac was born. He also wants his parents together, especially
after his mom's drunken confession on how the only person she ever
loved was Read more...
On the surface, women project an appearance of ease and comfort
with their chosen roles, but what happens when a devastating event
shatters their lives and tests their relationships, finances, careers, and
brings unwanted secrets out of hiding? That is a question that will
haunt the four women in the Read more...
From 1943 to 1945, Lila Jerome has kept a scrapbook of the war years
and of what happened to her during that tumultuous time. In the
present day, her scrapbook has been found by her two daughters, and
vividly brings the 1940s to life through magazine clippings, pictures,
newspaper articles Read more...
In the spring of 1825, Eliza "Betsy" Schuyler Hamilton is about to
receive a visit from James Monroe, the fifth United States President, to
let bygones be bygones. As Eliza prepares herself for the inevitable
meeting, she begins to reminisce about her life as a young woman in
1777, during Read more...
In hopes of starting over, Ernt Allbright, his wife Cora and their teenage
daughter Leni move to Alaska after inheriting a piece of property from a
dead soldier that Ernt knew when he fighting in Vietnam. At first, Alaska
is heaven-sent for the Allbright family who learn to live Read more...
Shiro, a bastard son of Katakura Kojuro and a nephew of Date
Masamune gets tasked by his uncle to go to an expedition to the
"newly" discovered country of Spain, in hopes to forge strong
diplomatic ties in 1614. Handsome, intelligent and talented, Shiro
agrees to do so. While in Read more...
A noveau riche gentleman by the name of Mauro Larrea in
Mexico City has recently learned that his dreams, hopes,
and desires have come crashing down by a financial
calamity in United States in 1861. Bankrupt and seeking
to keep his family and reputation afloat, as well as
doing his Read more...
Hana dreams that she is back in her island home of Jeju
surrounded by her small community as well as family, and
that on that particular day, she becomes a haenyeo, a deep
diver. However, upon waking up and hearing her younger
sister's voice in her head, Hana's Read more...
Heather Mulgrew and her two best friends, Constance and Amy, are
traveling to Europe on a "Grand Tour" after their college graduation.
While riding on a train from Paris to Amsterdam, Heather meets Jack
with whom she quickly falls in love. Jack, best described as a carefree
artist who lives Read more...
In Harlem New York, Mae Malveaux is a wealthy young woman who
knows debutante balls, wealth, prestige and traveling wherever her
heart takes her. During Mae's girlhood, she has developed a crush on
Alice but when its discovered that Alice is pregnant, the two are cruelly
separated and lose Read more...
Coming to America when she was still a child, Lena "Emma Kaulfield"
Kabelmacher, a Russian-Jewish immigrant, has cultivated a perfect
veneer of life: she is engaged to an acceptable man, Alexei
Bagdanovich, and she is working towards a degree in statistics in
hopes of becoming an accountant. But underneath Read more...
Right in the middle of the mother-in-law's 65th birthday party, Katelyn
Pratt gets a nasty surprise from her successful husband, Don: a decree
for divorce, as well as a notice that her vain and narcissistic mother-in-
law, Shirley Pratt, must move out of their house and Read more...
One single phone call is all it took to change Lena
Polyanskaya's life: the call came from her friend Olga
Sinitsyna regarding her younger brother Mitya who has
recently died, and his death has been ruled a suicide, and
he also is thought of like a drug user. To Read more...
Simeen, her husband Nirvaan and their best friend Zayaan all
live together ever since Nirvaan has been diagnosed with
cancer. Knowing each other since they were teenagers their
friendship kept them together through thick and thin, but
during their 30th year, Simeen, as well as Zayaan, will be
forced to Read more...
Coming back from a successful raid to Ireland, Ragnvald
makes a choice to show off to Solvi in order to win a golden
armband by dancing on the oars. Solvi, fueled by his own
ambitions, makes a devastating choice to remove the oars and
attempts to kill Ragnvald before their Read more...
In December of 2016, the Birch family begins to prepare for
a quarantine thanks to the arrival of the oldest daughter,
Olivia who was exposed to Haag Virus in Liberia. While in
Liberia, Olivia makes a careless mistake when it comes to
Haag virus but decides to keep that a Read more...
Currently I am a contributor to Fresh
Fiction, and I have my own blog where I
read and review all sorts of books. My
loves are historical fiction, literary
fiction, multicultural fiction, women's
fiction, psychological and some
Mysteries. Genres I don't review are
science fiction, Christian/
inspirational fiction and Nonfiction. I
live with my parents and son in Texas