Historical Fiction

CMP’s deeply researched Historical Fiction Books give you a rich and fascinating look at the adventures and lives of those who impacted our past as well as fictional characters who bring life to days gone by.

Mountain men, Native Americans, political figures and witch hunters from the Inquisition—they are all here. Click on any book that you would like more information on.

The Temple Buck Quartet

A Rocky Mountain Odyssey 1822-1837

 by Edward Louis Henry

A four volume Historical Fiction series follows the birth through the demise of the American fur trade through the exciting adventures of young Temple Buck. Temple, a young man from Ohio joins up with the earliest fur trappers to make his fortune in the uncharted mountains of the West.

Along the way, he runs into characters like Mike Fink, Jim Bridger, and a passel of rowdy mountain men, dangerous Indian tribes, women of all stripes and hardships galore. Told in the voice of Temple himself, the books are treasures for any history buffs or simply anyone who loves a good read and lots of it.