Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

The Heiress He’s Been Waiting for (Hamilton Cousins)

By Kaitlin O’Riley - Published 2018



In 1894 New York, Sara Fleming has fallen in love—with a man her wealthy parents believe to be an unworthy fortune-hunter. So they ...Read Review

The House of Shadows (UK) / Into the Darkness (US)

By Kate Williams - Published 2018



This is the third part of the De Witt family saga, the previous two installments being The Storms of War and The Edge ...Read Review

Murder in the Oval Library (Lincoln’s White House Mystery)

By C. M. Gleason - Published 2018



Eight hundred feet is all that separates the White House from Confederate troops two days after the firing on Fort Sumter. With President ...Read Review

Past Encounters

By Deborah Swift - Published 2018


Deborah Swift is a British writer of historical novels. This book was originally released under a pen name, Davina Blake, in 2014. Past Encounters ...Read Review

Rust & Stardust

By T. Greenwood - Published 2018



Rust & Stardust is based on the true-life 1948 kidnapping of 11-year-old Florence “Sally” Horner by a child molester, Frank LaSalle, the same crime ...Read Review

The Girl from the Docklands Café

By June Tate - Published 2018


The Girl from the Docklands Café follows the story of Jessie, a headstrong Irish woman determined to make her own way in Southampton. ...Read Review

Miss Kopp Just Won’t Quit (Kopp Sisters Novel)

By Amy Stewart - Published 2018



Miss Constance Kopp is a deputy sheriff in Hackensack, New Jersey, and rather a novelty in 1916. She chases down male and female criminals, ...Read Review

The Red Ribbon: An Irregular Spy Thriller (Irregular 2)

By H. B. Lyle - Published 2018



The Red Ribbon is the sequel to The Irregular, which saw Capt. Vernon Kell setting up Britain’s miniscule Secret Service in 1908. By 1910 ...Read Review

News of Our Loved Ones

By Abigail DeWitt - Published 2018



Geneviève Delasalle, then 19, was in Paris in 1944, away from her family in Normandy when her home was the stage for the Allied ...Read Review

The Price of Compassion: The Golden City, Book Four

By A. B. Michaels - Published 2018



The Price of Compassion is part of A. B. Michaels’ The Golden City series, though the five books do not need to be ...Read Review