Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

So Wild a Dream

By Win Blevins - Published 2003

Genres:

AdventureWestern

In 1822, Sam Morgan is growing up in the mountains near Pittsburgh, with itchy feet and a hungry spirit. At 19, he leaves his home ...Read Review

The Curse of Kali

By Audrey Blankenhagen - Published 2003

Genres:

Romance

The Curse of Kali is a story of passion and intrigue set in mid-nineteenth century India. In 1854, Dr. Helen Forsyth marries her childhood ...Read Review

Slightly Tempted

By Mary Balogh - Published 2003

Genres:

Romance

Lady Morgan Bedwyn is visiting Brussels in June 1815, just prior to Waterloo. There she is seen by Gervase Ashford, a man who hates ...Read Review

Thunder on the Dos Gatos

By Paul Bagdon -

Genres:

InspirationalWestern

This Western with inspirational elements is the fourth in the West Texas Sunrise series. It continues the adventures of Marshall Ben Flood and ...Read Review

Warrior Woman

By Dark Rain Thom - By James Alexander Thom - Published 2003

Genres:

Biographical FictionEpic

The story of Nonhelema needs to be told. A Shawnee whose name means “Not a Man,” she lived during the Revolutionary War and ...Read Review

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Murder

By Karen Swee - Published 2004

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In the New Jersey river port of New Brunswick, the town inhabitants had a front row seat of the war action in early 1777. ...Read Review

The Honourable Earl

By Mary Nichols - Published 2003

Genres:

Romance

Set in 1763, this is the romance of Lydia Fostyn and the Earl of Blackwater. Lydia is being pressured into marrying a wealthy but ...Read Review

The Black Violin

By Maxence Fermine - By tr. from the French by Chris Mulhern - Published 2003

Genres:

Literary

At age five, Johannes Karelsky hears a gypsy violinist and quickly becomes a musical prodigy as a result. Being drafted into Napoleon’s ...Read Review

Barely Proper

By Shannon Donnelly - Published 2003

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeRomance

In this romance set in England in the mid 1700s, Sylvain Harwood, nearly 20, considers herself the family disappointment due to her tomboy ways. ...Read Review

Marrying Mozart

By Stephanie Cowell - Published 2004

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In 1842 Salzburg, Sophie Weber reflects on her family’s friendship with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. They first meet in Mannheim in 1777, where he falls ...Read Review