Tag: historical fantasy

Bone Crier’s Moon by Kathryn Purdie

Bone Crier’s Moon by Kathryn Purdie

Bone Criers are the last descendants of an ancient famille charged with using the magic they draw from animal bones to shepherd the dead into the afterlife—lest they drain the light from the living. Ailesse has been prepared since birth to become their matriarch, but first she must complete her rite of passage: to kill the boy she’s destined to love. Bastien’s father was slain […]

March 7, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller

The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller

“They’ve never found the body of the first and only boy who broke my heart. And they never will.” Alessandra is tired of being overlooked, but she has a plan to gain power: 1) Woo the Shadow King. 2) Marry him. 3) Kill him and take his kingdom for herself. No one knows the extent of the freshly crowned Shadow King’s power. Some say he […]

February 25, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Icy Cord by S.G. Dunster

The Icy Cord by S.G. Dunster

A betrayal, a rebellion, and the whisper of battle . . . And terrible powers, warring together in one newly-minted wytch’s body— Thessaly never asked for the power to choose who lives and who dies. But as political tensions escalate on the Kernish coast, as a confusing and inappropriate relationship continues to bloom between herself and Hywell, and as old and evil secrets are uncovered, […]

December 16, 2019 / 0 Comments
To Kill a Curse by Jennifer Jenkins

To Kill a Curse by Jennifer Jenkins

Would you touch the one you loved, even if it might kill them? Antonio, a merchant sailor, has no idea how dangerous Fina Perona is when he rescues her from drowning in the middle of the Lingering Sea. His ship is headed to the home Fina just abandoned, carrying desperately needed payment for her father’s prized wine stores. Pirates attack, and as Antonio and Fina […]

October 24, 2019 / 0 Comments
Salem Bewitched by Theresa Sneed

Salem Bewitched by Theresa Sneed

Accused as a witch in Salem 1692, teenage time-traveler, Bess Martin, narrowly escapes back to the twenty-first century. But she accidentally brings friends from Salem with her, including Hezekiah, the handsome young man who has stolen her heart. Warned that time travel was messing with her mind, Bess is reluctant to return again, but wants to help the unwitting travelers. Once back in Salem, she […]

September 13, 2019 / 0 Comments
The King’s Trial by M.L. Farb

The King’s Trial by M.L. Farb

In a land where stories of the Shadow Demon keep children shivering in bed and tales of the Yorel bring hope to the commoner, Yosyph is both the reason for their fear and their hope. By day Yosyph appears nothing more than a mute tavern-hand. By night he plans a revolution and slips through shadow, rescuing those marked for death by the xenophobic queen. When […]

June 26, 2019 / 0 Comments
Winter War Awakening by Rosalyn Eves

Winter War Awakening by Rosalyn Eves

The Binding is broken. Mátyás is alive. And Anna Arden is on the run. It seems, yet again, that breaking the Binding has shattered the world. And the only hope of mending it is Anna and Mátyás, working together. But it’s never that simple, is it? The praetheria, the creatures once held captive by the spell, are now waging war against the Austro-Hungarian empire. And […]

March 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
Lovely War by Julie Berry

Lovely War by Julie Berry

They are Hazel, James, Aubrey, and Colette. A classical pianist from London, a British would-be architect-turned-soldier, a Harlem-born ragtime genius in the U.S. Army, and a Belgian orphan with a gorgeous voice and a devastating past. Their story, as told by goddess Aphrodite, who must spin the tale or face judgment on Mount Olympus, is filled with hope and heartbreak, prejudice and passion, and reveals […]

March 6, 2019 / 0 Comments
Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller

Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller

An eighteen-year-old chieftain’s daughter must find a way to kill her village’s oppressive deity if she ever wants to return home. How do you kill a god? As her father’s chosen heir, eighteen-year-old Rasmira has trained her whole life to become a warrior and lead her village. But when her coming-of-age trial is sabotaged and she fails the test, her father banishes her to the […]

February 26, 2019 / 0 Comments