John R. Vallely

Infamous

By Ace Atkins - Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureBiographical FictionWestern

George “Machine Gun” Kelly was one of the well known, but curiously now forgotten gangsters of the lawless Midwest in the 1930s. His ...Read Review

The Barbary Pirates

By William Dietrich - Published 2010

Genres:

Adventure

Followers of the intrepid American naval officer Ethan Gage will be pleased to know their hero has set sail once again in Mediterranean ...Read Review

The Information Officer

By Mark Mills - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

Mark Mills (Savage Garden and Amagansett) passes the first test as a historical novelist by demonstrating a comprehensive knowledge, and “feeling,” of his ...Read Review

Strange Images of Death

By Barbara Cleverly - Published 2010

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Commander Joe Sandilands of Scotland Yard is faced with a curious problem as he motors through France in 1926. Joe, a man uncertain how ...Read Review

Red Inferno: 1945

By Robert Conroy - Published 2010

Genres:

Alternate HistoryThriller

The many and varied “what ifs” of military history play a central role in many readers’ interest in the battles and campaign accounts. ...Read Review

If the Dead Rise Not

By Philip Kerr - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

Adventure

Interwar Berlin police officer Bernie Gunther has had his share of troubles in Philip Kerr’s March Violets, A German Requiem, One from ...Read Review

Devil’s Dream

By Madison Smartt Bell - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionEpic

Certainly one of the most curious events in historical fiction in decades is the decision by a writer to pen a trilogy about ...Read Review

A Case of Spirits

By Peter Lovesey - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Peter Lovesey richly deserves the many awards and honors bestowed upon him since his premier novel, the extravagantly titled Wobble to Death, in 1970. ...Read Review

God’s Battalions: The Case for the Crusades

By Rodney Stark - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

Fed up by Western views of the Crusades as episodes featuring European greed, racism, and religious bigotry unleashed upon an innocent and progressive ...Read Review

Jacob’s Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the Civil War

By Donald McCaig - Published 2009

Genres:

LiterarySaga

The American Civil War has always served as an irresistible magnet for fictional accounts of families struggling with questions of basic survival in ...Read Review