Review – If Tomorrow Could Sing

by Rosemary Ryan Imregi Rosemary Ryan Imregi’s novel “If Tomorrow Could Sing” transports readers to the heart of Savannah, Georgia, during the tumultuous days of the American Civil War. Through the eyes of Sally Preston, a young Southern woman, we experience the daily challenges and emotional upheaval brought on by the impending arrival of General …

Review – A Tall Dark Sin

by M. Anthony Phillips “A Tall Dark Sin” by M. Anthony Phillips is a riveting narrative set against the vibrant and tumultuous backdrop of 1950s New Orleans. This novel entices readers with a complex web of secrets, societal tensions, and the relentless pursuit of justice and personal identity. At the heart of the story is …

Review – Keeper of the Shroud

by Michele Wallace Campanelli Keeper of the Shroud, penned by Michele Wallace Campanelli, is a historical fiction novel of intrigue, love, and spiritual awakening. In a medieval kingdom, the book begins with the introduction of Princess Bella, a young woman scarred both physically and emotionally from past events. Bella finds herself amid a political landscape …

Review – Israela

by Dr. Batya Casper Israela by Dr. Batya Casper is a persuasive story that links the personal and the political, shedding light on the human experience against the backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The novel addresses the intricacies of identity, culture, and history, as seen through its characters—whose lives are closely connected with their country’s …

Review – Hidden: Nistar

by Batya Casper In Hidden: Nistar, Batya Casper masterfully weaves a tapestry of secrecy and survival, set against the stark backdrop of war. This compelling historical fiction novel tells two interlaced stories, bridging the lives of characters in Israel and England. The narrative begins in Israel, focusing on young Tikvah. Raised by her grandparents in …

Taker Of The Shroud

by Michele Wallace Campanelli Michele Wallace Campanelli delivers an exciting yet brief continuation of her “Keeper of the Shroud Series.” In the sequel, “The Taker of the Shroud,” Prince Louis Vincent suffers a devastating wound on his side after battling with his enemy. After reaching Valtearea in time, he warns his brother, King Delaney, of …

The Artist

by Michele Wallace Campanelli After receiving word that her great aunt Barbara has suffered a great fall, Mia and her cousin, Nathan, set out to Michigan with their respective spouses to visit her. With her prognosis being less than hopeful and Mia being next in line to inherit the estate, Mia wondered if her aunt …

Meet Me Under the Maple Tree

by Ceneca Van-Tassel Luto Childhood is enchanted—it is knit with laughter, joy, and a touch of innocence. We may lose some of that wonder as we grow older, but our memories of those carefree days remain with us. Childhood was when anything was possible, and our worries were trivial. It has magic that can transport …

Backroads to ‘Bethlehem’: Odysseys of the Maroon Warrior, in the Shadows of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

by William Smither “Backroads to ‘Bethlehem’” is the prequel to William “Duke” Smither’s “Passage(s) to Saint-Domingue.” Set in 1693 during the waning days of the fugitive slave village in Northeastern Brazil, Smither explores the intricate sociopolitical climates between the Maroons before the First Maroon War in Jamaica. The Maroons were descendants of escaped slaves who had formed distinct …

Twelfth Winter

by J. Arthur Moore The book Twelfth Winter by J. Arthur Moore paints an enthralling and captivating image of Michael’s world. From the first pages, the reader takes in all the exquisite maps, drawings, and photographs of the characters that make this enchanting story come alive. The narrative follows a train arriving at the southern …