Soldier, Spy, Heroine: Based on a True Story of the Civil War

By Cheryl DuBois - By Debra Ann Pawlak - Published 2017


Biographical Fiction

Gender crossover is a maturing but still exciting trend in modern literature. The theme is never more compelling than when based on historical ...Read Review

Ruffian Dick: A Novel of Sir Richard Francis Burton

By John Enright - By Joseph Kennedy - Published 2016


Biographical Fiction

Famously, Sir Richard Francis Burton’s staid widow burned all his papers upon his death; she knew what the famous not-so-Victorian explorer, early ...Read Review

The Führer Must Die

By Victoria Andre King - Published 2016


Hitler had the luck of the Devil. On November 8, 1939, the anniversary of the Beer Hall Putsch, a bomb exploded in the Bürgerbrä...Read Review

The Mechanic

By Alan Gold - Published 2016


This novel, which spans over 50 years, from World War II to 1998, depicts the devastating effects of the Jewish Holocaust and Nuremberg trials, and ...Read Review

Lost Kin

By Steve Anderson - Published 2016



It’s Germany in 1946. Americans, Russians, refugees, and ex-Nazis try to survive the post-war turmoil. In the middle of this chaos, an American ...Read Review

A Tale of Two Citizens

By Elyce Wakerman - Published 2015


A Tale of Two Citizens is a timely reminder of America’s strong roots as a nation of immigrants. The novel begins in 1929, ...Read Review

The Pretender’s Lady

By Alan Gold - Published 2015


This book spans the second half of the 18th century, beginning in the 1740s, just as Bonnie Prince Charlie arrives in Scotland for ...Read Review

Teresa of the New World

By Sharman Apt Russell - Published 2015


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

In 1528 Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca is among three hundred Spaniards who undertake a treasure hunt in La Florida. Instead, they find ...Read Review

Orphan Hero: A Novel of the Civil War

By John Babb - Published 2015


Some people’s lives are more interesting than the most compelling historical novels. Benjamin Franklin Windes led one of them. He was only ...Read Review

Liberated: A Novel of Germany, 1945

By Steve Anderson - Published 2014



Captain Harry Kaspar is member of the U.S. Occupation forces sent to Germany to oversee that country after victory in Europe in 1945. ...Read Review