Portfolio Category: Historical Fiction

A Man Called Smith – Book Summary

A Man Called Smith - Book Summary A Man Called Smith is about a battle-scarred father and his disillusioned daughter. Can a grieving widower rebel his splintered family to find peace at last? South Dakota, 1949. WWII veteran John Smith longs for the life he lost after the tragic death of his wife during childbirth.…
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On Canaan’s Side Book Discussion

On Canaan's Side Book Discussion Join On Canaan's Side book discussion. There is great sadness in this story of Lilly Bere, a young Irish woman who fled Ireland in fear and haste. Lilly and Tadg  became targets of the I.R.A. Their lives now in peril, they board an ocean liner bound for America. What happens…
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Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter – Book Discussion

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter - Book Discussion Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter historical fiction novel. Beautiful Ruins tells us a story as fascinating as an old Hollywood films with big-as-life stars. The kind of films that take us on European travels to beautiful and remote locales. Those big movies that span the lifetimes of the…
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