2012

Reading Historical Fiction: the Revenant and Remembered Past

By Kate Mitchell - By Nicola Parsons - Published 2012

Genres:

Nonfiction

This scholarly collection of essays investigates historical fiction written from the 18th century to that produced in contemporary times. The book includes work ...Read Review

Lark Farm – In Flanders Field

By Peter C. Johnson - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Short, charming, and captivating, Lark Farm is a delightful tale of a retired Scotland Yard inspector who decides to take a cycling trip ...Read Review

Feud – Rebels and Brothers

By Derek Birks - Published 2012

Genres:

Adventure

The mid 15th-century, 1459. The houses of York and Lancaster are on the brink of war, and chaos is about to be unleashed over ...Read Review

Her Majesty’s Will

By David Blixt - Published 2012

Genres:

Alternate HistoryBiographical Fiction

Set in Tudor England 1586, the name Will Shakespeare may alarm the less enthusiastic Shakespearean readers out there; however, I cannot recommend this historical ...Read Review

The Daughters of Gentlemen

By Linda Stratmann - Published 2012

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The strength, and possibly also the weakness, of this Victorian mystery lies in its intricate plotting. From the unpromising start of a minor ...Read Review

Maria’s Papers

By Stephen F. Clegg - Published 2012

Genres:

Saga

The complicated history of the Chance family is revealed in this dual-time historical narrative which exposes the treacherous history of murder, intrigue, and ...Read Review

Best Kept Secret: The Clifton Chronicles, Book III

By Jeffrey Archer - Published 2012Published 2013

Genres:

Adventure

One has to admire a man who not only does it all but also lives to write about it. Archer’s series, The ...Read Review

Running with Crows

By D.J. Kelly - Published 2012

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The story opens in 1921, as Constable William Mitchell sits in Mountjoy Gaol in Dublin reflecting on the events of his life, which have ...Read Review

Shadows on the Nile

By Kate Furnivall - Published 2012Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Jessie Kenton traumatically “lost” her autistic little brother when she was seven. Twenty years later, when Georgie’s adopted replacement, the brilliant Egyptologist ...Read Review

The Thief’s Tale

By S.J.A. Turney - Published 2012

Genres:

Adventure

The Thief’s Tale is a story of two young brothers, one serving as enslaved Janissary under Ottoman rule, the other escaped that ...Read Review