The Garden on Sunset: A Novel of Golden-Era Hollywood (Hollywood’s Garden of Allah Novels Book 1)

by: Martin Turnbull

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Have you ever wanted to climb into a time machine and visit Hollywood during its heyday?Right before talking pictures slug Tinsel Town in the jaw, a luminous silent screen star converts her private estate into the Garden of Allah Hotel. The lush grounds soon become a haven for Hollywood hopefuls to meet, drink, and revel through the night. George Cukor is in the pool, Tallulah Bankhead is at the bar, and Scott Fitzgerald is sneaking off to a bungalow with Sheilah Graham while Madame Alla Nazimova keeps watch behind her lace curtains.But the real story of the Garden of Allah begins with its first few residents, three kids on the brink of something big.Marcus Adler has a lot to prove after his father catches him and the police chief's son with their pants down. He flees Pennsylvania for Hollywood with his mouth shut and his eyes open, and begins to...

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Genre: Historical Fiction

My Ántonia

by: Willa Cather

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“My Ántonia” evokes the Nebraska prairie life of Willa Cather’s childhood, and commemorates the spirit and courage of immigrant pioneers in America. One of Cather’s earliest novels, written in 1918, it is the story of Ántonia Shimerda, who arrives on the Nebraska frontier as part of a family of Bohemian emigrants. Her story is told through the eyes of Jim Burden, a neighbor who will befriend Ántonia, teach her English, and follow the remarkable story of her life.Working in the fields of waving grass and tall corn that dot the Great Plains, Ántonia forges the durable spirit that will carry her through the challenges she faces when she moves to the city. But only when she returns to the prairie does she recover her strength and regain a sense of purpose in life. In the quiet, probing depth of Willa Cather’s art, Ántonia’s story becomes a mobbing elegy to those...

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Genre: Historical Fiction

Dear Captain Ross: Mail Order Bride

by: Mercy Levy

When Stella leaves home to aid the wounded men in London, she finds solace writing to a soldier, Captain Malcolm Ross . In their communication, she is able to remember and relive her life as it was, instead of in the sickbeds among which she lives her life now.Malcolm began writing in the hope of staving off the incredible loneliness of being abroad during the war. When Malcolm is wounded, Stella’s letters become his saving grace, helping him to escape the horror of battle through her words. But, in the hospital he is transferred to, a quiet nurse there catches his eye, and through her gentleness and sincere compassion for him, he begins to question his feelings for his letter-writing love.Stella doesn’t know how to react when her two worlds collide and Captain Ross is brought to the hospital she is entrenched in, for rehabilitation. The letters they exchange their...

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Genre: Historical Fiction

Greta’s Surprise Baby: Mail Order Bride Romance

by: Mercy Levy

Greta Gutermuth becomes heartbroken after the man she is engaged to marry runs off, taking half of their money with him. But, as a woman of true faith, she decides to move west and accept a position as a school teacher.When she arrives in Brown Ridge, a small town filled with faith and anger, Greta is soon cast into the middle of a family battle involving a bitter cowboy, a preacher, and an innocent newborn baby. It isn't long before Greta falls in love with the newborn baby as she slowly begins to understand that in order to save a lost soul, she must place her heart on the line. Depending on God, Greta decides to care for the bitter cowboy in order to lead his heart away from the anger eating him alive. But caring for an angry man with the hopes of changing him into a healed man...

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Genre: Historical Fiction

Ogla’s Inspirational Journey: Mail Order Bride Romance

by: Sandee Keegan

Olga Petrov is a young girl struggling to make ends meet in the heart of New York City. She and her parents left Russian for a new life in America, but her mother had fallen ill during the journey and had not survived. Heartbroken, her father became an angry and bitter alcoholic.When he suddenly returns to Russia, Olga is alone in the world. Desperate, she begins a correspondence with a handsome rancher in Montana. She falls in love and agrees to once again travel thousands of miles – but this time, she is alone.When she arrives in Montana, she quickly realizes her rancher is drastically different to the man she had fallen in love with through letters; Olga feels cheated. Something suspicious is going on, but she is unable to find out what.With the wedding only days away, Olga must make a decision, and fast. Will she choose to marry...

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Genre: Historical Fiction

Mail Order Bride: New Beginnings: A Collection of Mail Order Bride & Christian Romance

by: Sandee Keegan

A collection of Mail Order Bride and Christian romance novels. Laurel's New Beginning : Laurel knew true love, and lost it when her fiancé was killed in a riding accident. Now, her younger sister is in love and wants to be married. But, as Laurel is the elder sister, their father refuses to let Priscilla be married first.Out of equal parts loyalty to her sister, and the understanding that she’ll never again know the love she once had, Laurel answers an advertisement in the Matrimonial Times. Now, she’s in a town far from her family with Derek Binder, the handsome, grieving widower, living as his servant and waiting to be his wife.

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Genre: Historical Fiction

The Viscount’s Midsummer Mistress

by: Suzy Stewart Dubot

Circumstances have made Gideon Drummond, Viscount Osborne, a solitaire. Never would he have imagined that the eleven-year-old girl who presents him with his winner's cup will, years later, become his Midsummer Mistress!

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Genre: Historical Fiction

Rose’s New Year Surprise: Historical Mail Order Bride

by: Mercy Levy

Rose is a lonely young woman living in St. Louis with her wealthy and snobbish mother. One evening, Rose's mother tells her that she has received word from her ex-husband who has sent wishes to know his daughter after being missing for many years. Rose is shocked and excited. But when her mother refuses to agree to her ex-husband's wishes, Rose receives helpful information from an old butler. Against her mother's wishes, she leaves for Snow Valley, Montana.But trouble quickly follows. As soon as Rose arrives in Snow Valley, a blizzard strikes; trapping Rose in a hotel with a handsome cowhand, a funny pastor with a secret past, a man who appears to be her daddy but refuses to admit the truth, and a deadly killer. As the blizzard settles in and the night begins to grow, Rose is thrust into a storm filled with love, fear, danger, faith and...

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Genre: Historical Fiction

Walking the Line (World Apart)

by: Nicola Marsh

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♥ Nicola Marsh is a RBY (Romantic Book of the Year) and National Readers' Choice Award winner! ♥Fans of may december romances, irish hero romance, older woman younger man romance, australian romance, older woman younger man romance books, and bar romance, will enjoy WALKING THE LINE!Finn Ahearn’s Irish luck runs out when he travels half way around the world to Sydney. The seedier side of the city’s Kings Cross soon catches up with him and he finds the only way he can get back on stable footing is to accept a bartending job, working for tough Aussie bar owner Ellie Finch. Ellie is a decade older than Finn but that doesn’t stop the charming Irishman from wooing her. Ellie doesn’t believe in the happily-ever-after dream any longer, not since hers imploded a long time ago. Her values are a world apart from Finn’s. They have absolutely nothing in common. But can a smooth-talking Irishman sway a hard-hearted...

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Genre: Historical Fiction

A Frontier Romance: A Clean Historical Romance

by: Sandee Keegan

A story of love on the frontier Roy Riggins was once a decorated soldier who fought for the north during the Civil War. Twenty years later, after the murder of his father and brother at their ranch in Utah, Roy Riggs utilized his old skill sets as a soldier to become a gun for hire across the plains of the American Old West in the hopes of finding the notorious Beaumont “Cutthroat” Shaw, the man who murdered his family.After arriving in the town of Tubac, Ansell Tigue, a local blacksmith, proposes that Roy track down and rescue his daughters, Elizabeth and Sarah after they disappeared from their home one week prior in what he believes was a kidnapping. The culprit: a close associate of none other than Beaumont “Cutthroat” Shaw.Roy then begins an extensive search of Arizona to find Elizabeth and Sarah, where he encounters outlaws, posses, and other dangerous...

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Genre: Historical Fiction