Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

Sissy! — Jessica Radford Trilogy Book One

By Tom Mach - Published 2004

Genres:

InspirationalSaga

Sissy! takes place mostly in the volatile Lawrence and Topeka, Kansas, areas during the Civil War, but the characters sometimes follow some of ...Read Review

Highlander Unbound

By Julia London - Published 2004

Genres:

Romance

Highlander Unbound is the first novel in the romance trilogy of the Scottish Lockhart family. For centuries the family has been looking for ...Read Review

The Frasers: Clay

By Ana Leigh - Published 2004

Genres:

RomanceWestern

1865, Independence, Missouri: Rebecca Elliott is furious that the wagon master refuses to let an unattached woman join the wagon train. She will be ...Read Review

The Shiloh Sisters

By Michael Kilian - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

One evening in 1862, the wife of an influential congressman visits General Ulysses S. Grant’s headquarters. She fears for her sister, the wife ...Read Review

Hold Tight the Thread

By Jane Kirkpatrick - Published 2004

Genres:

Biographical FictionInspirationalSaga

This story is the final installment in a trilogy about the life of Marie Dorion. It was preceded by A Name of Her ...Read Review

Texas Vendetta

By Elmer Kelton - Published 2004

Genres:

Western

The novel’s setting is the chaotic southeast Texas countryside after the end of the federal occupation during the 1870s. The young protagonist, ...Read Review

Comanche Moon

By Jack Jackson - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical FictionWestern

The picture narrative begins in 1836, when Comanches capture Cynthia Ann Parker in Texas. They raise the blond, blue-eyed girl as one of their ...Read Review

Voices Over Water

By Ann Herlong-Bodman - Published 2004

Genres:

Romance

In this contrived and clunky novel, Herlong-Bodman tells the story of Sarah Edings, a South Carolina planter’s daughter and Confederate spy who ...Read Review

The Daguerreotype

By Patrick Gregory - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

In 1849, Elizabeth Gow is given a keepsake for her seventeenth birthday: a daguerreotype portrait of her father, contained in its own special box. ...Read Review

Shadow Warrior

By J.C. Gotcher - Published 2003

Genres:

Western

From the moment Doc, a young scout and hunter of a Santa Fe Trail wagon train, has an accidental encounter with a band ...Read Review