James Alexander Thom

The Art and Craft of Writing Historical Fiction

By James Alexander Thom - Published 2010



Since I usually review new fiction for the HNS, I was happy to try my hand at nonfiction. My assignment arrived: The Art ...Read Review

Saint Patrick’s Battalion

By James Alexander Thom - Published 2006



Veteran historical novelist Thom (Sign Talker, Follow the River) leads readers through the conflicted mid- 19th century war with Mexico, as seen through ...Read Review

Warrior Woman

By Dark Rain Thom - By James Alexander Thom - Published 2003


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The story of Nonhelema needs to be told. A Shawnee whose name means “Not a Man,” she lived during the Revolutionary War and ...Read Review

Sign-Talker: The Adventure of George Drouillard on the Lewis and Clark Expedition

By James Alexander Thom - Published 2000


Biographical FictionWestern

While the story of the exploration and settling of the American West by white Americans in the face of stubborn resistance by red ...Read Review