Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

The Lost Diary of M

By Paul Wolfe - Published 2020

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In 1964, Washington socialite Mary Pinchot Meyer was murdered during her daily walk in Georgetown. The murder remains unsolved to this day, and rumors ...Read Review

Isaiah’s Legacy: A Novel of Prophets and Kings

By Mesu Andrews - Published 2020

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

In a small village in Judah, a young girl, Shulle, lives a happy yet simple life with her gentle and sometimes strange father, ...Read Review

Blood’s Campaign

By Angus Donald - Published 2019

Genres:

Military

In this third volume of the series, Holcroft Blood, on the Williamite Campaign in Ireland in 1689-1690, is ready to unleash cannons on ...Read Review

Butterfly Yellow

By Thanhha Lai - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In Saigon, near the end of the Vietnam War, twelve-year-old Hằng went with her five-year-old brother, Linh, to missionaries who were taking ...Read Review

The Wrong Girl (Bianca Dangereuse Hollywood Mysteries)

By Donis Casey - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is the first in an excellent new series by Donis Casey, author of the Alafair Tucker mysteries. In 1920, Blanche, one of Alafair’...Read Review

The Road to Lattimer

By Virginia Rafferty - Published 2019

Genres:

Saga

In the late 1800s, four families from Austria-Hungary emigrate to America in search of a better life. Their homeland, caught up in political ...Read Review

Wolves of Eden

By Kevin McCarthy - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeWestern

The Dakota Territory in the American West in 1866 was a brutal place. The United States Army, swollen with hardened veterans of both sides ...Read Review

Fear on the Phantom Special (Railway Detective)

By Edward Marston - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Lake District, Halloween 1861. Passengers have boarded The Phantom Special expecting thrills on a railway journey that will take them through woodland notorious for ...Read Review

Things in Jars

By Jess Kidd - Published 2020

Genres:

LiteraryMystery/Crime

Red-haired, sharp-witted Bridie Devine is an interesting woman; she’s been a lot of things in her life, the latest of which is ...Read Review

Blood Countess (A Lady Slayers Novel)

By Lana Popovic - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/CrimeThriller

Blood Countess is a historical tale of gothic suspense and horror set in 16th-century Hungary. Sixteen-year-old Anna, a gifted healer, comes to the ...Read Review