The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve

The Stars Are Fire - How a massive fire changed one woman's life. The Stars Are Fire is part historical fiction, part women's fiction as it tells the story of how a raging fire in Maine changed one woman's life.  Grace is pregnant and living on the coast of Maine with...

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

The Alice Network - Tale of women spies during the World Wars. The Alice Network is a gripping historical fiction novel about women spies during both World Wars.  Eve Gardiner joined the spy network during World War I.  After completing an intense training program,...

The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

The Women in the Castle - WWII fiction about three war widows. The Women in the Castle follows the lives of three women at the start of WWII and after.  Marianne von Lingenfels is the wife of a German resistance leader.  When her husband is executed after the war, she...

The Hamilton Affair by Elizabeth Cobbs

The Hamilton Affair - Fascinating portrayal of Alexander Hamilton. The Hamilton Affair is a fascinating portrayal of Alexander Hamilton as a soldier, statesman, husband, father and man.  The story begins in St. Croix where Alexander is a young boy being raised by his...

Mademoiselle Chanel by C.W. Gortner

Mademoiselle Chanel - Fascinating portrayal of Coco Chanel. Mademoiselle Chanel is a historical fiction novel about the renowned designer, Coco Chanel.  The story begins with the death of Coco's mother when she was a young girl.  Left with five children to care for,...