Historical American Revolution Fiction Reviews

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The Cavalier Spy

By S. W. O’Connell - Published 2015

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

The second in O’Connell’s adventure series (after The Patriot Spy, 2012) begins late in 1776, with Lt. Gen. George Washington confronting a recalcitrant ...Read Review

A Master Passion: The Story of Elizabeth and Alexander Hamilton

By Juliet Waldron - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In the New World of the mid-18th century, young Alexander Hamilton’s childhood could not have been more different from the cosseted ...Read Review

A Flight of Arrows

By Lori Benton - Published 2016

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

In this second Pathfinders Series story, Two Hawks searches for his twin brother, stolen as an infant by British soldier Reginald Aubrey during ...Read Review

Agony and Eloquence: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and a World of Revolution

By Daniel L. Mallock - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

Of all the signers of the Declaration of Independence, no two were closer friends than the eventual second and third US Presidents, Federalist ...Read Review

Igniting the American Revolution: 1773-1775

By Derek W. Beck - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

For many today, the American Revolution began on July 4, 1776, with the signing of the Declaration of Independence. In truth, however, the War for ...Read Review

The War Before Independence: 1775-1776

By Derek W. Beck - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

America’s Revolution began long before the Declaration was signed, when New England’s militiamen defied Great Britain on April 19, 1775, and harried its ...Read Review

Our Own Country

By Jodi Daynard - Published 2016

Genres:

Saga

Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1772. Eliza Boylston, daughter of a prosperous merchant and his ambitious wife, is anticipating a 16th birthday surrounded by her loving family. ...Read Review

The Dutch Girl

By Donna Thorland - Published 2016

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A prim schoolmistress with a scandalous secret. A handsome highwayman fighting for romantic ideals. A dangerous spy mission with the fate of nations ...Read Review

Becoming Valley Forge

By Sheilah Vance - Published 2015

Genres:

Military

In her epic-length novel Becoming Valley Forge, Sheilah Vance dramatizes the horrific depredations experienced by George Washington’s Continental Army as it endured ...Read Review

Blood of the Oak

By Eliot Pattison - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the spring of 1765, the small community of Edentown, New York, led by Sarah Ramsey, is a quiet town segregated from colonial strife ...Read Review