Historical American Revolution Fiction Reviews

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The Long Way Home

By Kevin Bannister - Published 2016

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Murphy Steele is not old enough to do a man’s work when he and Thomas Peters run away from their owner. They ...Read Review

George Washington’s Secret Spy War: The Making of America’s First Spymaster

By John A. Nagy - Published 2016

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MilitaryNonfiction

Nagy, the late historian, approached this book with a focus on facts, and with them he exploded some of the mythology surrounding Washington’...Read Review

Of Arms and Artists: The American Revolution Through Painters’ Eyes

By Paul Staiti - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

This well-researched and elegantly written art-historical study, which examines the role painting played in promoting the ideals of the American Revolution to contemporary ...Read Review

Grimm Patriot

By David W. Arndt - Published 2016

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Military

David Arndt’s debut novel, Grimm Patriot, follows young Joseph Grimm, who in 1775 decides to enlist in the newly-formed Continental Marines, leaving behind ...Read Review

Death at the Boston Tea Party: A John Rawlings Mystery

By Deryn Lake - Published 2016

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Mystery/Crime

When an actress, traveling under an aristocratic alias, falls to her death from the riggings of a ship in the wake of the ...Read Review

The Cavalier Spy

By S. W. O’Connell - Published 2015

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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