Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

Slightly Dangerous

By Mary Balogh - Published 2004

Genres:

Romance

Fans of Mary Balogh’s previous Regency romance novels centering on the Bedwyn family will surely want to read this, the last in ...Read Review

Slightly Sinful

By Mary Balogh - Published 2004

Genres:

RomanceSaga

In Slightly Sinful, Alleyne Bedwyn disappears after the Battle of Waterloo. His instructions to his sister, Morgan, were to wait for his return. ...Read Review

My Old True Love

By Sheila Kay Adams - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

The Appalachian Mountains around Marshall, North Carolina, in the mid-19th century is the setting of this narrative. Like the ancient ballads brought ...Read Review

Other Sorrows, Other Joys

By Janet Warner - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

I must admit to having been completely ignorant about Catherine Boucher Blake, William Blake’s wife, until I read this book. I’m ...Read Review

Love and Honor

By Randall Wallace - Published 2004

Genres:

AdventureMilitaryThriller

Implausible as it may seem, England sought to procure Russian troops to assist in putting down the American Revolution. While every American schoolchild ...Read Review

The Wicked Lover

By Julia Ross - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

Robert Sinclair Dovenby is London’s favorite rogue. His reputation with the ladies is well known. When his current paramour finds two women, ...Read Review

The Spithead Nymph

By Jan Needle - Published 2004

Genres:

Nautical

Instead of finding himself before a court-martial for smuggling, Midshipman William Bentley is promoted to lieutenant and assigned to the Biter. Although Captain ...Read Review

Lichtenberg and the Little Flower Girl

By Gert Hoffman - Published 2004

Genres:

Biographical FictionRomance

Translated from the German by the late author’s son, this fictional biography depicts an episode in the life of 18th century scholar ...Read Review

Fair is the Rose

By Liz Curtis Higgs - Published 2004

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Higgs’ romantic saga, based on the Leah-Rachel-Jacob biblical triangle, continues in this sequel to Thorn In My Heart. It is 1789 in Galloway, Scotland, ...Read Review

Powder and Patch

By Georgette Heyer - Published 1993Published 2004

Genres:

Romance

  Originally published as The Transformation of Philip Jettan, this early work by the admired Georgette Heyer contains the language and idiom of ...Read Review