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Git along little dogies. Novels in this genre are usually set in the latter half of the 19th century in the American West.
Looking for love? While most romances do have a happy ending, the variations are endless. Modern, historical, sweet, sensual, paranormal, suspenseful. There is something for everyone!
Kings, queens, and castles galore. Titles are listed by author, "sleuth," time period, and country.
Inspirational fiction is uplifting, often with characters who enact positive change in their lives. The stories are sometimes faith-based and often exclude violence, strong language, and explicit sex.
Horror fiction focuses on any number of terrors - the goal is to get your heart racing and your spine tingling. Be prepared to be scared.
Supernatural or magical elements are woven into historical settings in these novels.
Setting is essential to historical fiction. These novels take place in the past - distant or recent - and run the gamut of theme and genre.
Hard-Boiled detectives are tough. They confront violence and danger head on, show no fear, and often have a cool attitude.
Gentle Reads are feel-good books - uplifting tales containing no violence, strong language, or explicit sex.
Family sagas follow the events (and often the rise and fall) of a single family. Key historic events and changes in social norms over time frequently play a role in the story.
Culinary mysteries usually feature an amateur detective and a delectable twist. Many include recipes.
Cozy mysteries usually feature amateur detectives in a confined or small town setting and do not contain strong language, graphic violence, or explicit sex.