Young Adult Historical Fiction Books

Queen of Someday (Stolen Empire)

Before she can become the greatest empress in history, fifteen-year-old Sophie will have to survive her social-climbing mother's quest to put her on the throne of Russia-at any cost. Imperial Court holds dangers like nothing Sophie has ever faced before. In the heart of St. Petersburg, surviving means navigating the political, romantic, and religious demands of the bitter Empress Elizabeth and her handsome, but sadistic nephew, Peter. Determined to save her impoverished family-and herself-Sophie vows to do whatever is necessary to thrive in her new surroundings. But an attempt on her life and an unexpected attraction threatens to derail her plans. Alone in a new and dangerous world, learning who to trust and who to charm may mean the difference between becoming queen and being sent home in shame to marry her lecherous uncle. With traitors and murderers lurking around every corner, her very life hangs in the balance. Betrothed to one man but falling in love with another, Sophie will need to decide how much she's willing to sacrifice in order to become the empress she is destined to be. In a battle for the soul of a nation, will love or destiny reign supreme?

A Piece of Blue String: a young German girl's diary during WW2 (Playing with Matches Book 0)

Praise for A Piece of Blue String: "Well written and engaging--enjoyed it!"

"A wonderful story of the youth in Germany during WW ll."

"A very moving historical story from a point of view that is rarely presented."

A companion short story to Playing with Matches.

Excerpts from Katharina Ackermann's diary marking the turn of WW2 and of her heart to one special boy.

Enjoy reading this well researched, dramatic story of what it was like to be a teenager in Hitler's Germany. A slightly different perspective than many world war two novels.

In The Blood Of The Greeks: Intertwined Souls Series, Book 1

It is the winter of 1942 in the Greek town of Larissa. The peaceful life of the town has given away to the chaos of war. Two girls, one Greek, the other German, come together in an unlikely union to save the lives of Jews targeted by the Nazis. Fourteen year old Zoe Lambros' faith in God is shattered after her mother's death at the hands of the German Commander. She determines to defy the enemy in every way she can--including a festering urge to kill the German Commander's daughter, Eva Muller. Eva Muller has a tortured past, and a secret, if revealed, will lead to certain death at the hands of her father. Despite knowing the risk, Eva is working with the village priest to help the Jews escape. With her activities closely observed, Eva needs help to continue the clandestine operation. Zoe Lambros is not who Eva has in mind but they have to put aside their mutual antipathy to each other and work together. They know that one wrong move will put an end to their lives.

Loyaulte: Stories of King Richard III: Tales of the White Boar 2

Loyaulte: Stories of King Richard III. (Tales of the White Boar II)

Anthology of fiction about the Last Plantagenet King, set in his earlier days before he took the throne.

The Seventh Son--Richard's birth at Fotheringay Castle; the travail of his mother Cecily Neville, who, as we are told by chroniclers could not birth him 'uncut'. Her seventh son and her last child that lived to be an adult.

Exile--Edward IV goes into exile in Burgundy with his loyal brother Richard, who has just turned eighteen.The loneliness of being away in a time of uncertainty; a situation that contrasts the personalities of the two York brothers.

The Healing Waters of Malvern--Richard Duke of Gloucester and his wife Anne visit their lands at Malvern Chase.Anne expresses a desire to visit the priory of St Giles but does not tell her husband why. What secret can she be hiding? What memories of the past?

Attacked! (FREE YOUNG ADULT ACTION ADVENTURE) (Last Plane out of Paris Book 1)

Blending fact and fiction, this tale of adventure is set in 1940 and follows two men as they parachute into occupied France to rescue an aircraft designer, a man whose designs could decide the fate of the war.

Split into 6 parts, this account of one of the darkest times of World War 2 is a rip roaring tale that will have readers eagerly turning the pages right through to the exciting end.

In Part 1, Bill Edwards and Jim Willow have almost reached their destination when a Messerschmitt appears out of nowhere and blasts them out of the sky. Forced to walk to Nancy, they are shocked to find that things are not as they seem.

Why isn't anyone talking? Why is their plan doomed to fail? And, with the Germans closer than they had imagined, what propels Bill to travel deeper into France?

A German: a WW11 short story

A young pilot is shot down over Germany and captured by a ruthless group of Nazis during WWII. Faced with certain death and with fear pulling at his heart, will the American, hardly more than a boy, bravely answer the questioning with truth?

A german-- one Nazi with a fierce battle inside.

A pilot-- one prisoner with a secret Strength.

Each has something the other needs. Can they both be saved by working together?