Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

Still She Haunts Me

By Katie Roiphe - Published 2001

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

The life of Rev. Charles Dodgson — shy Oxford mathematician, pioneer photographer and author Lewis Carroll — is studied in this novel of creeping obsession. ...Read Review

The Rose in the Wheel

By S.K. Rizzolo - Published 2002

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In S.K. Rizzolo’s first novel, set in 1811 London, we witness a crime in progress. A wealthy spinster, Constance Tyrone, is murdered ...Read Review

Freedom’s Altar

By Charles F. Price - Published 1999

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Freedom’s Altar is a lyrical, beautifully written tale of ordinary families struggling to remake their lives in post-Civil War North Carolina. Former ...Read Review

The Cock’s Spur

By Charles F. Price - Published 2001

Genres:

LiterarySaga

The Cock’s Spur is the third novel in Charles F. Price’s trilogy about life in North Carolina in the late nineteenth ...Read Review

Call Each River Jordan

By Owen Parry - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Third in Parry’s excellent series (after Shadows of Glory), this mystery will only serve to increase the author’s reputation as one ...Read Review

Gunman’s Rhapsody

By Robert B. Parker - Published 2001

Genres:

Biographical FictionWestern

Best known for his Spenser detective series, Robert Parker changes his focus from a private eye in contemporary Boston to a late 19th ...Read Review

The Contract Surgeon

By Dan O’Brien - Published 2001

Genres:

AdventureMilitaryWestern

As an old man on the eve of WWII, Valentine McGillycuddy remembers an earlier conflict when he served as contract surgeon in the ...Read Review

Treason

By David Nevin - Published 2001

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Aaron Burr is a man who thinks big, especially about himself. Always ready to grab the gold ring when it passes by, he ...Read Review

A Kiss to Remember

By Teresa Medeiros - Published 2001

Genres:

Romance

Laura Fairleigh’s dear friend and benefactor has died, leaving Laura and her siblings homeless unless they can prevail upon her son for ...Read Review

The Moon Pearl

By Ruthanne Lum McCunn - Published 2001

Genres:

Literary

Set in the Pearl River Delta of China in the 1800s, The Moon Pearl tells of three girls born into the silkworm-growing families ...Read Review