“The Merchant from Sepharad” continues “The Sugar Merchant” series with the travels of Joshua ben Elazar who is tasked with establishing a mercantile presence between Europe and Asia. In a world brimming with political and religious upheaval, Joshua must contend with external and internal forces to ensure his journey’s success.
Vera Bell takes readers on a time travel journey through past life regression in “Through the Veneer of Time.” Experience parallel story lines as Siena Forte and Naeve McConway fight for their loves and survive the horror of a terrible enemy in this spell-binding tale. From the bustling streets of Washington D.C. to the rolling Irish hills, this is a story you won’t want to miss.
The statesman, orator, and general Pericles of Athens ushered in an Athenian renaissance. A complex man, he presided over an important period in Greek history where the Athenian military as well as arts and culture flourished. Despite dying of the plague in 429 BCE, he left behind an incredible legacy that produced a lasting effect on history.
The year is 1141. Forces belonging to Empress Matilda and Stephen of Blois vie for the English throne. With neither side a clear winner, they will fight for control over a prominent castle on the River Thames in “The Siege Winter”. This multi-perspective novel should please lovers of medieval history and/or historical mysteries.
The Empress Matilda was an intelligent, powerful women who sought to assume her inheritance as queen of England. She became embroiled with her cousin Stephen in a period of civil war known as the Anarchy.
The Sugar Merchant traces the lives of his protagonist Thomas Woodward and his son as they maneuver their ways through the economic and religious turmoil of eleventh- and twelfth-century Europe and Asia in a bid to make a good life for themselves and fulfill their personal missions. History readers should enjoy this though the characters in the sequel could be a little more well-developed.