William Thornton

Wave of Terror

By Theodore Odrach (trans. Erma Odrach) - Published 2007



  Like much of what went on in the Soviet Union during the Stalinist years, Wave of Terror is a revelation. Odrach experienced ...Read Review

The Betrayal Game

By David L. Robbins - Published 2008



Robbins’s Professor Mikhal Lammeck travels to Cuba in 1961 at the opening of this novel by the author of The Assassins’ Gallery. Letting ...Read Review

Out of the Storm: The Life and Legacy of Martin Luther

By Derek Wilson - Published 2007Published 2008



  It is a testament to the enduring legacy of Martin Luther than biographies of this 500-year-old figure continue to debate strongly over ...Read Review

Mark’s Story: The Gospel According to Peter (The Jesus Chronicles, Book Two)

By Jerry B. Jenkins - By Tim LaHaye - Published 2006


Biographical FictionInspirational

Much like this series’ first book, John’s Story, this novel from the authors of the Left Behind series has many of the ...Read Review

Hotel de Dream: A New York Novel

By Edmund White - Published 2007


Biographical FictionLiterary

Edmund White uses the life of Stephen Crane, author of The Red Badge of Courage, to present this interesting novel-within-a-novel. Crane is in ...Read Review

Confrontation At Lepanto: Christendom vs. Islam

By T.C.F. Hopkins - Published 2007



Had Lepanto taken place on land instead of at sea, Hopkins argues, its name would be much more enduring in the realms of ...Read Review

Alliance: The Inside Story of How Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill Won One War and Began Another

By Jonathan Fenby - Published 2007



It took a global cataclysm to put Winston Churchill on the same side of the table as Joseph Stalin, and in the process ...Read Review

The Ruling Caste: Imperial Lives in the Victorian Raj

By David Gilmour - Published 2007



There was a time when the mention of India, and specifically England’s administration of the Subcontinent, was a matter of pride. Such ...Read Review

The Historical Epic And Contemporary Hollywood: From Dances With Wolves to Gladiator

By James Russell - Published 2007



This book, by a British film studies lecturer, tries to accomplish many things in its examination of the contemporary epic picture, though I ...Read Review

The Air We Breathe

By Andrea Barrett - Published 2007


The First World War looms in the background of this intimate novel, which borrows slightly in themes and setting from Mann’s The ...Read Review