Spotlight on Emerson Pass Historicals by Tess Thompson


"The world was a hard place and courage our only map."

Today, LitNuts is shining a spotlight on the Emerson Pass Historicals, a series of sweet American historical romances from Tess Thompson, the USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary and historical Romantic Women’s Fiction.

" cookies and milk. Highly recommended." ~Mary-Lisa R., Goodreads Review

"Heartwarming, entertaining, and epic tale." ~Diana J., Amazon Review

"Feel-good historical fiction." ~Gina B., Goodreads Review

In the days ahead, we'll provide you with a closer look at each novel in the series as we feature them in the LitNuts newsletter. Today, we invite you learn more via an overview of the entire Emerson Pass Historicals series and to meet Tess Thompson.

Emerson Pass Historicals

Series of 8 Books on Kindle: $39.92
Individual titles from $0.99
Free via Kindle Unlimited

Escape to a simpler time with clean and wholesome historical fiction for any age!

He's a lonely widower with five children. She braves the frontier hoping for a new life. Together, they create the family they all need.

Wealthy Lord Barnes left his homeland for adventures in America and is raising five precocious children alone in 1910 when the first schoolteacher of Emerson Pass arrives with nothing but an extra dress in her suitcase.

Miss Quinn Cooper has left her mother and sister to brave the unknown Western frontier, never dreaming that her destiny is about to unfold.

Meet Alexander Barnes, Quinn Cooper, and the Barnes family, and follow along as each Barnes sibling experiences a happily-ever-after in this series. Along the way, enjoy epic love stories, sibling loyalty, and deep friendships in this touching family saga.

The School Mistress (Emerson Pass Historicals Book 1)
4.4 stars, 13,000+ ratings

An impoverished young woman. A lonely father of five. Will they be able to resist when a cadre of optimistic children start matchmaking?

The Spinster (Emerson Pass Historicals Book 2)
4.5 stars, 3796 ratings

Her love died on a battlefield. He carries a torch for a woman he’s never met. Can the tragic death of a soldier entwine the souls of two strangers?

The Scholar (Emerson Pass Historicals Book 3)
4.5 stars, 2565 ratings

They've both been wounded by the past. Can their marriage of convenience bring the healing they need? 

The Problem Child (Emerson Pass Historicals Book 4)
4.6 stars, 2043 ratings

She declared him her arch-enemy. Then he saved her beloved sister, and she started to see him differently. Still, she can't let go of the idea that her destiny is waiting somewhere else in the world.

The Seven Days of Christmas (Emerson Pass Historicals Book 5)
4.5 stars, 1313 ratings

Merry Christmas from Emerson Pass in this bonus novella full of holiday cheer, romance, and family.

The Musician (Emerson Pass Historicals Book 6)
4.6 stars, 1344 ratings

Fiona Barnes has a secret. One so big she's afraid it will destroy everything she holds dear. Not even her beloved music can save her.

The Wordsmith (Emerson Pass Historicals Book 7)
4.6 stars, 1047 ratings

She’s loved him from afar. He thinks of her as his best friend’s little sister. Will these forbidden lovers find their way before they lose each other forever?

The Rebel (Emerson Pass Historicals Book 8)
4.8 stars, 588 ratings

She watches helplessly as the man she loves leaves to fight with the Allies overseas. He promises her he will return to her alive and well. Will he be able to keep his promise, or will he be yet another lost soldier in a war against tyranny?

Emerson Pass Historicals: Books 1-3

Get started on the series with this collection of the first three books: The School Mistress, The Spinster, and The Scholar

About the Author

Tess Thompson is the award-winning author of more than 100 contemporary and historical Romantic Women’s Fiction titles. Her books can best be summed up as "Hometowns and Heartstrings." 

She’s married to her prince, Best Husband Ever, and is the mother of their blended family of four kids and five cats. After graduating from the University of Southern California Drama School, she had hopes of becoming an actress, but was called instead to writing fiction. She’s grateful to spend most days in her office matchmaking her characters while her favorite cat, Mittens, sleeps on the desk.

Learn more and say hello at Sign up for her newsletter to get a free copy of her novella, The Santa Trial, and keep in touch via your favorite social media platform: 

Older Post Newer Post