Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

The Borderland: A Novel of Texas

By Edwin Shrake - Published 2000

Genres:

SagaWestern

Reviewers should be as forthcoming and honest as possible in all their writings. In keeping with that principle, I will state that I ...Read Review

The China Bride

By Mary Jo Putney - Published 2000

Genres:

AdventureRomance

Troth Montgomery was born to a Scottish father and a Chinese mother and grew up in Macao. When her father dies she goes ...Read Review

Second Chances

By Andrea Pickens - Published 2000Published 2000-01-01

Genres:

AdventureRomance

There is a little bit of a mystery involved with this recent regency romance, just enough to add some zest to a rather ...Read Review

Treasures of the North (Yukon Quest)

By Tracie Peterson - Published 2001Published 2001-01-01

Genres:

AdventureInspirational

This is a remarkable book of the gold rush in Alaska, and the adventures of a young lady who is running from a ...Read Review

The Guns of Valverde

By P.G. Nagle - Published 2000

Genres:

MilitaryRomance

When you think of American Civil War battles, you probably think of the well-known ones which took place in Tennessee, Pennsylvania or Georgia. ...Read Review

Fortune’s Bride

By Victoria Malvey - Published 2000

Genres:

Romance

Lady Alyssa Porter is determined to look after her younger sister and to save enough to give her a London season after their ...Read Review

Longing

By J.D. Landis - Published 2000

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

J. D. Landis’ second book is the story of Robert Schumann, a 19th century German composer, and his wife, Clara Wieck, a world-renowned ...Read Review

Faking

By James King - Published 1999

Genres:

Biographical FictionSaga

Thomas Griffiths Wainewright (1794-1847 or 1852) was an Englishman, a historical figure and, approximately, a Man of Letters who tried, in the best Regency ...Read Review

A Killing at Ball’s Bluff: A Harrison Raines Civil War Mystery

By Michael Kilian - Published 2001

Genres:

MilitaryMystery/Crime

Ball’s Bluff was a relatively insignificant affair when compared with the carnage at Shiloh, Antietam, and Gettysburg. Civil War historians and enthusiasts ...Read Review

The Jew of New York

By Ben Katchor - Published 2001Published c1998

Genres:

Inspirational

A complex story, difficult to describe in any other way than “Vonnegutesque,” The Jew of New York is the rich and varied story (...Read Review