Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

The Jade Cat

By Anne Born (trans.) - By Suzanne Brøgger - Published 2004Published 2009

Genres:

Literary

The Løvin family has survived world-changing events, including two world wars and the persecution of Jews by the Nazis, but the dramas ...Read Review

A Claim of Her Own

By Stephanie Grace Whitson - Published 2009

Genres:

InspirationalRomanceWestern

Desperate to escape an abusive employer, twenty-year-old Mattie O’Keefe makes the arduous trek to the gold-rush town of Deadwood, in the Black ...Read Review

A Match for Mary Bennet

By Eucharista Ward - Published 2009

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Without recourse to murder mysteries or explicit un-Austenlike bedroom details (not that I don’t enjoy those too), Eucharista Ward has given us ...Read Review

No Less Than the Journey

By E. V. Thompson - Published 2009

Genres:

Western

The novel is set in the late 1870s. Wesley Curnow has emigrated from the Welsh coal mining country of Cornwall to the United ...Read Review

The Coral Thief

By Rebecca Stott - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

LiteraryThriller

Young Daniel Connor travels on a career-expanding venture to the post-Napoleonic Paris of 1815. A medical student from Scotland, Daniel carries a letter of ...Read Review

Invasion

By Julian Stockwin - Published 2009

Genres:

AdventureNautical

Commander Thomas Kydd, RN, is determined to once again sally forth to protect England from the threat of Napoleonic France. In this tenth ...Read Review

The Unbelievers

By Alastair Sim - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Victorian Edinburgh in an age when the Highlands were being cleared of the local peasants in order for the wealthy landlords to ...Read Review

Okei: A Girl from the Provinces

By Kenneth J. Bryson (trans.) - By Mitsugu Saotome - Published 2009

Genres:

The old ways of the Shogunate dynasty in the late 1800s are coming to a violent end. Three Western Japanese clans have united ...Read Review

Lady Vernon and Her Daughter

By Caitlen Rubino-Bradway - By Jane Rubino - Published 2009

Genres:

Romance

Lady Vernon and Her Daughter shares the distinction with Sense and Sensibility of being based on characters created by Jane Austen in an ...Read Review

The Wildest Heart

By Rosemary Rogers - Published 2009

Genres:

Romance

Lady Rowena Dangerfield, the future Countess of Melchester, had a rather unconventional childhood. While still an infant, her parents divorced, her father fled ...Read Review