The Sentinels of Andersonville

”A poignant, heartwarming story of how human kindness and the willingness to take risks can make a difference."

Pulitzer Prize winner James. M. McPherson- Battle Cry of Freedom

”Groot proves to be first-rate storyteller."

NYT Best-Selling Author Robert Hicks- The Widow of the South

EDITOR’S CHOICE! "demands to be read in one sitting."

Historical Novel Society, UK

TOP PICK! "like a knife to the heart."

RT Book Review


★ Publisher's Weekly Starred Review

...Well-researched, inspirational historical tale.”

Booklist Review, Jan 2014


Flame of Resistance

“WWII-era novels are popular; this is a superior, page-turning entry in that niche.”

Publisher’s Weekly

“This is her gift. The woman is a magician.”

“Once again, Groot has done her homework.”

Dr. R. de Rosset, Moody Bible Institute

★ Winner - Christy Award, Historical Fiction 2013.

★★★★★ 4.5 star Amazon rating



“Well-paced, beautifully written historical novel...Entertaining and compelling.”

★ Publisher’s Weekly Starred Review

“An ingenious story built around the Gerasene demoniac. It's one of the best fictional adaptations of a biblical event I've had the pleasure to read.”

Aspiring Retail Magazine

★ Winner - Christy Award, Historical Fiction 2007.

★★★★★ 4.7 star Amazon rating


Publisher's Weekly

Redemption in Dark Places

Publisher's Weekly magazine profiles author Tracy Groot in February's print magazine.

“It takes an imaginative author to find inspiration for a Civil War novel in Captain Kirk. But Tracy Groot, a two time Christy Award winner (Flame of Resistance; Madman) says the seed for her new book, The Sentinels of Andersonville (Tyndale, Jan.), was planted when she channel-surfed past the handsome mug of a young William Shatner in an old movie.

I am a huge Trek fan and thought, "What is Captain Kirk doing in this Victorian-era courtroom drama?"