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Barbour’s exciting new Fiction series transports readers
to historic American landmarks

Uhrichsville, OH— Barbour Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of a one-of-a-kind new fiction series where history and today collide in stories full of mystery, intrigue, faith, and romance. Each book in the Doors to the Past series will feature a dual-time period romantic suspense story set against a historic American landmark.

The 12-book series will kick off in February 2021 with The Lady in Residence by veteran Christian fiction author Allison Pittman. This book, which includes stories from both 1915 and 2017, is set in the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Texas, and gives a nod to the building’s real-life ghost story of Sallie White. It also features the fictional character, Hedda Krause, who checked into the historic hotel, but never checked out—and 100 years later, her presence is still felt.

Releasing approximately every other month by a team of well-known authors, Doors to the Past will satisfy voracious readers of both inspirational and historical fiction. The books are written in such a way that they can be read in succession or as standalones, making them perfect for readers interested in specific time periods or landmarks from American history.

Release Schedule for First Four Books:

  • February 2021: The Lady in Residence by Allison Pittman
    Setting: The Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Texas
  • April 2021: Hope Between the Pages by Pepper Basham
    Setting: Vanderbilt’s Estate in North Carolina
  • June 2021: Bridge of Gold by Kimberley Woodhouse
    Setting: The Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California
  • September 2021: Undercurrent of Secrets by Rachel Scott McDaniel
    Setting: The Belle of Louisville steamboat in Louisville, Kentucky

To learn more about the Doors to the Past series, visit or view our latest catalog on Edelweiss.

Media Contact: Shalyn Sattler 740.922.6045 X 109