John R. Vallely

Blood Alley

By Tom Coffey - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Patrick Grimes is a veteran intent upon making a mark as a newspaperman in New York City in 1946. His work for the New ...Read Review

The Guns of El Kebir

By John Wilcox - Published 2007 (UK)Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

The Victorian Empire lends itself quite easily to historical novelists willing to perform the necessary spadework in research tools to provide the setting ...Read Review

Magnifico: The Brilliant Life and Violent Times of Lorenzo De’Medici

By Miles J. Unger - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

Few time periods in the European past are as captivating as the Renaissance, and few characters from this world are as fascinating as ...Read Review

Killing Rommel

By Steven Pressfield - Published 2008

Genres:

Military

  North Africa, 1942. The British Eighth Army is in trouble. The brilliant and daring tactician, Field-Marshal Rommel, and his Panzer divisions have captured ...Read Review

This Republic of Suffering : Death and the American Civil War

By Drew Gilpin Faust - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

  Drew Gilpin Faust, the first female president of Harvard University, provides us with an extraordinarily well-researched and superbly written scholarly treatise on ...Read Review

Down to the Sea: An Epic Story of Naval Disaster and Heroism in World War ll

By Bruce Henderson - Published 2007

Genres:

NauticalNonfiction

Admiral William “Bull” Halsey, USN, remains one of the most revered naval officers of the Second World War. He was a highly skilled ...Read Review

Courage Under Fire: Profiles in Bravery from the Battlefields of the Civil War

By Wiley Sword - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

  Wiley Sword (yes, that is the real name of a very fine historian of the American Civil War) offers a view of ...Read Review

Through a Howling Wilderness: Benedict Arnold’s March to Quebec, 1775

By Thomas A. Desjardin - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

One of the major ironies of American history is that one of the first policy decisions taken by the American rebels fighting for ...Read Review

SPQR Xl: Under Vesuvius

By John Maddox Roberts - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The author’s eleventh entry in the Decius Metellus SPQR series takes place in the difficult days of rivalry between Pompey and the ...Read Review

The Blue Door

By David Fulmer - Published 2008

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

Eddie Cero is an unlikely private investigator. He has been making a living as a welterweight boxer, but his career shows little promise ...Read Review