Shoot the Horses First by Leah Angstman

I enjoyed these quick historical reads. This is a nice book to have on the coffee table to read a story or two when you don’t have a lot of time or just want a few moments to escape every day life. I would love if some of these stories were turned into actual novels. […]

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Ascent by Cathie Dunn

Look at this cover! ASCENT is the first in a new series about the early women of the House of Normandy – women whose stories have been forgotten through time. Ascentby Cathie Dunn Publication Date: April 8, 2022Ocelot Press Series: House of Normandy, Book OneGenre: Historical Fiction     A brutal Viking raid heralds the […]

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The Myrtle Wand by Margaret Porter

Excerpt: The following afternoon, the young woman newly named Marie-Thérèse bade farewell to her father and her country and was escorted over the border by her bridegroom and his mother. So began her permanent exile from the life and land she’d always known. Only five of her fellow Spaniards would accompany into French territory—a confessor […]

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The Portraitist by Susanne Dunlap

This was another great historical read by Susanne. This novel follows Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, a woman who did not live her life as she was expected to as a female in the 1700’s. This was a time when women were property of men and you did not go against your husbands wishes, commands or beliefs but […]

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