Historical American Revolution Fiction Reviews


John’s Story

By Joan Lowery Nixon - Published 2001


Children/Young Adult

Joan Lowery Nixon’s latest foray into the past for children is a charming story. The hero, young John Nicholas, is caught up ...Read Review

A Cold Bleak Hill: Prelude to Glory #5

By Ron Carter - Published 2001



During the summer of 1777, recurring series character Caleb Dunson is a member of General Washington’s underfunded, poorly-trained Continental Army. After the costly ...Read Review

Fiery Cross

By Diana Gabaldon - Published 2001



In the fifth book in Gabaldon’s popular ‘Outlander’ series, we find Claire and Jamie Fraser, their daughter Brianna, her husband Roger and ...Read Review

George Washington, Frontiersman

By Zane Grey - Published 2001


Biographical Fiction

Zane Grey, one of America’s foremost writers of western fiction, died in 1939. This book, a fictionalized narrative of George Washington’s early ...Read Review

Kate Aylesford, or, The Heiress of Sweetwater

By Charles J. Peterson - Published 2001



Originally published in 1855 and out of print from 1873 until 2001, Kate Aylesford has attained legendary status among residents of New Jersey in recent decades. ...Read Review

Quest for Liberty

By Robert H. Rowe - Published 2001



Clearly written in a style which poignantly underlies the intense emotion and beliefs felt on both sides of the American Revolution, Quest for ...Read Review

Rise to Rebellion

By Jeff Shaara - Published 2001



This is a typical Shaara masterpiece, and that is high praise indeed. Once again this talented writer transports the reader into the minds ...Read Review

The Franklin Affair (An Henri Gruel Adventure)

By Ty Drago - Published 2001



Written in the first person, Henri Gruel looks back to his youth and his adventures with Benjamin Franklin during the time of the ...Read Review

Prelude to Glory, v.1: Our Sacred Honor

By Ron Carter - Published 1998



Ron Carter is a deeply religious individual who intends his multi-volume work on the Dunson family of Boston to serve as an example ...Read Review

Last Refuge of Scoundrels: A Revolutionary Tail

By Paul Lussier - Published 2000


Biographical FictionMilitary

Somewhere far to the south of history as we know it lies the truth. And somewhere not too far south of that lies ...Read Review