The Heaven Tree Trilogy

8 best books like The Heaven Tree Trilogy (Edith Pargeter): The Long Call, The Reckoning, Time After Time, The Road to Grantchester, Trustee from the Toolroom, City of Tranquil Light, The Pursuit of Loneliness: American Culture at the Breaking Point, A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War: How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Rediscovered Faith, Friendship, and Heroism in the Cataclysm of 1914-18

The Long Call
AuthorAnn Cleeves
For the first time in 20 years, Ann Cleeves—international bestselling and award-winning author of the Vera and Shetland series, both of which are hit TV shows—embarks on a gripping new series.
In North Devon, where two rivers converge and run into the sea, Detective Matthew Venn stands outside...
The Reckoning
AuthorSharon Kay Penman
"Penman's characters are so shrewdly imagined, so full of resonant human feeling that they seem to be on the page....Most compelling is the portrait of the Welsh as wild and rugged as their landscape."
Here, alive from the pages of history, is the compelling tale of...
Time After Time
AuthorLisa Grunwald
A magical love story, inspired by the legend of a woman who vanished from Grand Central Terminal, sweeps readers from the 1920s to World War II and beyond, in the spirit of The Time Traveler’s Wife and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

On a clear December morning in 1937, at the famous gold...
The Road to Grantchester
AuthorJames Runcie
The captivating prequel to the treasured Grantchester series follows the life, loves, and losses of young Sidney Chambers in postwar London.

It is 1938, and eighteen-year-old Sidney Chambers is dancing the quickstep with Amanda Kendall at her brother Robert's birthday party at the Caledonian...
AuthorNevil Shute
This was such a pleasure to read. It is a simple story about an uncomplicated man who is required to perform some difficult tasks. He has to step way beyond his comfort zone and in doing so discovers his own inner strengths. Even better, it becomes a bit of a fairy story as he discovers he has friends he never...
AuthorBo Caldwell
"What ardent, dazzling souls emerge from these American missionaries in China . . . A beautiful, searing book that leaves an indelible presence in the mind." —Patricia Hampl, author of The Florist's Daughter Will Kiehn is seemingly destined for life as a humble farmer in the Midwest when, having...
AuthorPhilip Slater
Even though this was written in 1970, sadly enough the social commentary is as applicable today. This book does a great job of dissecting the American psyche and pointing out what needs to change for us to survive as a viable community. While some of the examples are a bit dated (there's a lengthy discussion...
A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War: How J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Rediscovered Faith, Friendship, and Heroism in the Cataclysm of 1914-18
AuthorJoseph Loconte
The untold story of how the First World War shaped the lives, faith, and writings of J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis

The First World War laid waste to a continent and permanently altered the political and religious landscape of the West. For a generation of men and women, it brought the end of innocence—and...
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