Books in Historical Fiction by Shirley Streshinsky

Gift of the Golden Mountain

Gift of the Golden Mountain

Shirley Streshinsky

California in the 1960s and 70s forms the background to a saga of one family’s passions, past and present, played out against the explosive era of the Vietnam War. It follows the young...

Hers the Kingdom

Hers the Kingdom

Shirley Streshinsky

When beautiful young Willa Reade first saw the wild California coast called the Malibu, she knew she had come home. It was here, with her handsome aristocratic husband, Owen, and her crippled sister...

The Shores of Paradise

The Shores of Paradise

Shirley Streshinsky

In a narrative spanning the final decades of the 1800s, the end of the Hawaiian monarchy, annexation by the Unites States, and World War I, the lives of four starkly different headstrong individuals...

A Time Between

A Time Between

Shirley Streshinsky

Ambitious and determined, Hallie Duer craves to be at the center of her epoch—with Prohibition and bootleg gin, Model Ts and moving pictures, Red roundups and the routine lynching of Negroes....