Tracie Peterson is a bestselling Christian romance author known for her well-researched, fast-paced historical novels. Peterson’s most recent novel, A Treasure Concealed, follows the daughter of an 1890s gold prospector who loses her heart to the intriguing young geologist cataloging minerals in their Montana mining camp. Find books by Tracie Peterson and these novels by authors who write about similar themes at the Lititz Public Library.
Tiffany Girl by Deeanne Gist
When Louis Tiffany’s plans to unveil his state-of-the-art stained glass mosaics at the 1893 World’s Fair are threatened by a strike, he turns to the female students at the Art Students League of New York.
To Win Her Favor by Tamera Alexander
A young woman is certain her horse can take the top purse in the richest race ever run in America, but she needs the help of an Irish trainer who is determined to stay far away from thoroughbred racing.
Undaunted Hope by Jody Hedlund
Running from the mistakes of her past, a young woman relocates to a mining town in Michigan and becomes the new teacher.
From This Moment by Elizabeth Camden
An illustrator, who abruptly quit the art world to investigate the mysterious death of her sister, rebuffs the pleas of a scientific magazine editor in need of her talents but soon realizes he can be a valuable ally in her search for justice.
Truth Be Told by Carol Cox
In the 1890s, an Arizona reporter takes over her father’s newspaper and vows to expose the truth about the Great Western Investment Company no matter who they send to stop her.
Playing the Part by Jen Turano
When a fan’s interest turns threatening, an actress on the rise in New York City heads for safety at a widowed friend’s eligible grandson’s estate.
Sadie’s Secret by Kathleen Y’Barbo
In 1890 Louisiana, a young woman trained as a Pinkerton agent takes on a new assignment helping an undercover operative to clear his name and solve an art forgery case.
Wind Dancer by Jamie Carie
Raised in a British-held frontier town during the American Revolution, a fearless young woman’s journey through the woods goes off course during a storm and she runs into a rugged American spy.
The Apothecary’s Daughter by Julie Klassen
When a young woman is summoned back to her ailing father’s bedside to save the family legacy, she faces the suspicious eyes of a scholarly physician and the challenge of a competing apothecary.
Sweet Misfortune by Maggie Brendan
Destitute and alone, a young woman is forced into the life of a dance hall girl until her brother sends a friend, an admired cattle baron, to rescue her.
The Bride Blunder by Kelly Eileen Hake
A man hired to set up a gristmill for a prospering Nebraska town writes a proposal to the woman he’s never forgotten but soon realizes he’s made a terrible mistake when he recalls that two cousins share the same name.
No Other Will Do by Karen Witemeyer
The suffragette founder of a successful women’s colony in Harper’s Station, Texas, needs a man who knows how to fight when an unknown assailant tries to drive them out of town.
Fired Up by Mary Connealy
A doctor, ready to move on from the Civil War, hopes to win the heart of a recently widowed woman who came west as a mail-order bride and ended up in a bad situation.
A Home at Trail’s End by Melody Carlson
A young widow and her two children settle in the Pacific Northwest and help create a new community among strong-willed and diverse pioneers.
A Worthy Heart by Susan Anne Mason
A young woman arrives in America from Ireland to visit her brother and his wife, intending to seek her fortune and find love.
July 1, 2016