Genre: LDS Historical

In Ellen’s Shoes by Emily Beeson

In Ellen’s Shoes by Emily Beeson

A novel based on the life of Ellen Breakell Neibaur, a Victorian-era pioneer who, despite unending trials, kept trekking forward. Ellen has made the most reprehensible choice of her life and must abide by the consequences. But when strange dreams lead her and Alexander, the Prussian dentist, to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she wonders if there might be a measure of […]

April 7, 2021 / 0 Comments
River by Dean Hughes

River by Dean Hughes

Where Faith and Consecration Converge When the settlers from the Muddy River Mission, including the Davis Family, move to Long Valley in Utah, they establish the town of Orderville, the most successful and longest-lasting attempt at living the United Order. River is the story of these idealistic settlers who devoted themselves to living this order with “no rich or poor among them.” As they strive […]

April 23, 2020 / 0 Comments
The Women’s Book of Mormon by Mette Harrison

The Women’s Book of Mormon by Mette Harrison

The central conceit of this book is that it is an oral history that women passed down from generation to generation, based on inspiration by God instead of genetic relationships or priesthood authority designations. The book is given to Christ at the end of the two volumes, when he appears to righteous Lamanites and Nephites waiting for him. I suppose at some point I might […]

January 17, 2020 / 0 Comments
Goodbye, Nauvoo by Marie Woodward

Goodbye, Nauvoo by Marie Woodward

In 1845, Nauvoo, Illinois was a bustling city of Latter-day Saints, but an exodus was on the horizon. Mobs riddled Nauvoo and threatened to burn the city if the Saints didn’t leave. Goodbye, Nauvoo is based on the lives of three real women from a pioneer family: Martha, a young mother who wants nothing more than to see the completion of the Nauvoo temple and […]

November 28, 2019 / 0 Comments
Fire and Steel: Into the Flames by Gerald N. Lund

Fire and Steel: Into the Flames by Gerald N. Lund

Adolf Hitler has completed his transformation of the German Republic into a total dictatorship. The Great Depression and relentless drought continue to ravage the United States. In all corners of the world, fear and uncertainty seem to rule the day. Can there be any hope on the horizon? In America, Mitch and Edie continue their struggle to hang on to the ranch that has been […]

September 2, 2019 / 0 Comments
Muddy by Dean Hughes

Muddy by Dean Hughes

Where Faith and Polygamy Collide When Brigham Young summons young Morgan Davis to his office and calls him to join other missionaries in settling the Muddy River Valley (what is now Nevada), Morgan can’t imagine what lies in store. He has just two weeks to find a wife and gather enough belongings to help start a settlement. As Morgan and his new bride, Angeline, travel […]

May 16, 2019 / 0 Comments
Fire and Steel: Out of the Smoke by Gerald N. Lund

Fire and Steel: Out of the Smoke by Gerald N. Lund

The Eckhardt and the Westland families move into one of the most turbulent times in history. Facing tectonic shifts like few generations have ever seen, they are caught up in a whirlwind that will permanently and profoundly alter their lives. Mired in the depths of a global economic depression, the world takes little notice of a 1930 Parliamentary election in the floundering democracy of Germany. […]

October 29, 2018 / 0 Comments
One Candle by Gale Sears

One Candle by Gale Sears

Set in the late 1840s in the Alpine mountains of Italy, this is the story of Lorenzo Snow opening Italy for the preaching of the gospel of Jesus Christ. At the same time across the globe, Lorenzo Snow’s sister, Eliza R. Snow, faces the challenges of settling into the Salt Lake Valley. A group of humble Waldenese people catch the attention of Elder Snow when […]

May 4, 2018 / 0 Comments
Winds of Change by Jean Holbrook Mathews

Winds of Change by Jean Holbrook Mathews

The year is 1854, and change is in the air throughout India. Within the walls of her grand home in Calcutta, Sarah McCune anxiously awaits the future. After eighteen months at war, her husband, a sergeant in the Bengal Army of the East India Company, has made an extraordinary proposal: leave all the comforts of their life in Asia for an unknown future in America. […]

May 5, 2017 / 0 Comments
Trapped in East Germany by Carolyn Twede Frank

Trapped in East Germany by Carolyn Twede Frank

When the discussion to escape finally came up, Karin was ready. It is the autumn of 1943, and Karin Graeber is keenly aware of the uneasy tide of change swirling around her. She is not alone—in wartime Berlin, it seems that everyone has been swept up in the frightening transformation of their city. No more than a child, Karin is far too young to understand […]

July 11, 2016 / 0 Comments