Category Archives: historical fiction

February 18

Featured book: Lara’s Story, by Diane Merrill Wigginton

Shattered by heartbreak… “When a heart breaks, it does not break evenly, cleaving in half exactly down the middle.” Surrounded by her large, boisterous family in 1840s Ireland, Lara Flannigan has never known anything but love and belonging—until the day tragedy strikes, leaving her abandoned and forced into indentured servitude. Remade in a new world. […]

December 31

Featured Book: How Dare the Birds Sing, by Marina Osipova

How Dare the Birds Sing is an historical fiction set in Russia, Byelorussia, and East Prussia during WWII. The story centers around four young adults, but particularly around Lyuba, her doomed love for a German pilot, and how his presumed betrayal and disappearance unleash a sequence of unfortunate events, which distort her life forever. Ellie Midwood, […]

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 […]