Monday, February 20, 2012

Christian Historical Fiction

Monday, February 20, 2012
Recently our library survey requested that we provide more Christian Fiction. Well, you asked for it :-) And here is the first installment! Christian historical fiction

Biblical Times

Bunn, Davis & Oke, Janette. The Damascus Way. PS3552.U4718 D36 2011

from back cover: “Young Julia has everything money can buy, yet she and her Hebrew mother are less than second-class citizens. When Julia discovers the secret her Greek father has kept all these years, she is devastated. Her future is clouded with uncertainty.”

Colonial America

Ammerman, Mark—The Cross and The Tomahawk Series

The Ransom—PS3551.M56 R36 1997

Longshot—PS3551.M56 L54 2000

According to the author, the stories in the Ransom are drawn from actual accounts of 17th century New Englanders; Longshot is more a work of imagination.

18th Century

Higgs, Liz Curtis. Whence Came a Prince. PS3558.I36235 W48 2005

A young man fights to regain his lands in Scotland. A Christy Award Winner.

Musser, Joe—The Infidel PS3563.U84 I5 2001

This is a novel based on the life of John Newton

19th Century

Gohlke, Cathy. I Have Seen Him in the Watchfires. PS3607.O3448 I15 2008

Civil War story of families on both sides of the conflict.

Kraus, Jim & Kraus, Terri. The Treasure. PS3561.R3876 T74 2000

The California Gold Rush adventure.

O’Neill, Caroline Coleman. Loving Soren. PS3565.N444 L68 2005

Love story about Kierkegaard

Snelling, Lauraine—The Red River of the North Series

Blessing in Disguise PS3569.B68 1999

A New Day Rising PS3569.N39 N49 1996

Stories of immigrants in the Midwestern United States

Stafford, Tim. The Stamp of Glory. PS3569.T25 S72 2000.

A retelling of events around the AntiSlavery movement and the American Civil War

20th Century

Palmer, Catherine. A Dangerous Silence PS3555.A495 D36 2001

The excavation of Indian burial grounds threatens to expose more than bones.

Stafford, Tim. The Sisters PS3569.T25 S572000
A retelling of events surrounding the suffragists movement in America

Wick, Lori. Sophie’s Heart PS3573 I237 .S64 1995

A young woman moves from Czechoslovakia to the United States and encounters romance.
Other writers of Christian Historical Fiction include

Taylor Caldwell

Donna Fletcher Crow

Ruth Glover

Lois Henderson

Angela Elwell Hunt

Ellis Peters

Mario Schalesky

Denise Williamson


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