Category Archives: historical fiction

November 03

Featured book: Lara’s Story by Diane Merrill Wigginton

  Jeweled Dagger Publishing is excited to present its latest book from Diane Merrill Wigginton, “Lara’s Story,” available January 28th, 2019. Lara’s Story is a gripping young adult novel that explores the strength of the human spirit and the power of forgiveness to heal a broken heart. Surrounded by her large, boisterous family in 1840s Ireland, […]

September 11

Book Review: From Cleopatra to Hugo: History’s Most Legendary Love Affairs (Book 1) by A.G. Mogan

From Cleopatra to Hugo: History’s Most Legendary Love Affairs (Book 1) by A.G. Mogan is an historical non-fiction, depicting the lives and loves of some of history’s more notable romances. One cannot help but see, as one reads about monarchies of fame, writers of great repute, or other figures through history, the tragedy of their romantic […]

September 03

Book Review: The Transmigrant, by Kristi Saare Duarte

The Transmigrant, by Kristi Saare Duarte, is an historical fiction, depicting the  life of Yeshua, the son of a Palestinian carpenter, destined by the ways of his culture, to follow in the footsteps of his father. Yeshua, however, has no such plan – he wants to follow another path and learn the secrets of life – […]

August 10

Feature Book Review: The Scouts of St. Michael: Operation Archangel, by Dan Morales

  The Scouts of St. Michael: Operation Archangel, by Dan Morales, is set in rural England during the early stages of World War II. A group of young boys, living in an orphanage, wards of the British state, are determined to start their own Boy Scout Troop. Without the funds to buy uniforms, the sisters […]

July 26

Book Review: The Secret Journals of Adolf Hitler: The Struggle (Volume 2) by A.G. Mogan

The Secret Journals of Adolf Hitler: The Struggle (Volume 2), by A.G. Mogan, is a brilliant rendering on a very difficult and probably, quite controversial subject. In this fascinating narrative about Adolf Hitler, which takes up his life from the point of his release from prison in December 1924, until his assumption of power as […]

June 17

Review: Hitler’s Escape by C.A. Hewitson

  Hitler’s Escape, by C.A. Hewitson, is a short story rendering about a possible “what-if” scenario. What if Hitler faked his suicide, and with his beloved Eva Braun at his side, was secreted off to Argentina to live out the remainder of his life hidden away on an Argentinian estate? Hitler’s Escape poses an interesting […]

May 27

Review: Behind the Veil: One Man’s Spiritual Quest, by Paul Clowes

  Behind the Veil: One Man’s Spiritual Quest, by Paul Clowes, is possibly one of the most erudite books written on the period during the Crusades. Told from the perspective of one man, a monk who wakes up to the fact that the Church of Rome is abusive, deluding people and is using its power […]

April 30

Review: The Apprenticeship of Nigel Blackthorn by Frank Kelso

The Apprenticeship of Nigel Blackthorn by Frank Kelso. Five stars! My favorite western author has always been Louis L’Amour – but I think, in reading The Apprenticeship of Nigel Blackthorn, that author Frank Kelso has just ranked up with him. In this narrative, Kelso manages to tell a simple tale about Nigel Blackthorn, a young […]

January 31

Book review: Earthbound by Mari Collier

Earthbound by Mari Collier, is a very original story that starts out in Ireland during the potato famine and from there to America during the 1800’s. A story about survival against overwhelming odds. Strong family and friendships that overcome war, fire, food shortages and many other trials of the times. The difference is there are aliens […]

January 23

Author Spotlight: Mari Collier, author of Chronicles of the Maca

  International Writers Inspiring Change (IWIC): Tell us about yourself … Mari: I was born on a farm in Iowa and grew up without such things as electricity and a bathroom in the house. At least there was running water. I also attended a one room country schoolhouse through eight grades. Since then I have […]