15-year-old Marieke disguises herself as a boy at the all-male archers’ guild of Saint Sebastian, which she suspects houses her father’ brutal killers. When the charming young Journeyman Tristan takes her under his wing as his squire, soon she’s determined to help him win the annual guild competitions to become the prince’s newest bodyguard. Keeping her identity hidden will be hard. Living among a pack of gorgeous boys? That will be harder still. But the hardest task of all will be keeping the vow she makes for herself: to see Tristan become the next Guardsman, without ever letting him find out she’s a girl who loves him. Robin Hood meets Mulan and Princess Bride in this frothy yet literate romp through 14th century Belgium that’s packed with humor, slow-burn romance, plenty of action, and longbow archery trials.
The past may not be done with us. What family secrets is a portrait of Eva Braun hiding? Fifty years after WW2, Anna is plunged into the treacherous world of the Munich girl who was her mother’s confidante – and Hitler’s lover – and uncovers a tangled web of long-buried secrets. “Historical fiction that reads like memoir.” Philadelphia Inquirer
A family secret. Two dead bodies. The penalty for murder is death.
The year is 1768. Angus MacKay returns to London after five years in the American colonies. He returns home full of hope for the future, but his lack of education soon leaves his dreams shattered. He discovers you can never go home again. Yearning to prove his worth, Angus heads north to Scotland, to a home torn apart by rebellion, and is catapulted into intrigue. Killers often strike again, and the body count is rising. Secrets are dangerous, testing loyalties and family ties. It seems everyone has a motive. Can Angus make sense of it all? With his life on the line, the stakes have never been higher.
Travel to the Scottish Highlands in the 18th century. Escape to a land rich in folk traditions and superstitious locals. Secret of the Old Tower is book 2 in the Mackay Mysteries, a historical fiction murder mystery series.