Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

Wedding of the Year

By Victoria Malvey - Published 2001

Genres:

Romance

It is 1830 and Elizabeth Everley has been “out” for several years. However, she finds fitting in with the demands of the ton difficult, ...Read Review

Summer Moon

By Jill Marie Landis - Published 2001

Genres:

RomanceWestern

Born the daughter of a prostitute in Appleby, Maine, in the 1840s, at the age of nine Kate Whittington is abandoned by her ...Read Review

The Jewel of the North

By Peter King - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Call of the Wild author Jack London adds gumshoe to his list of professions in this mystery set on the Barbary Coast, the ...Read Review

To Tame a Wild Heart

By Tracy Fobes - Published 2001

Genres:

Romance

Although this novel is set in the Scottish Highlands in 1813, it begins with a flashback to 1796 when the Duke of Argyll’s wife ...Read Review

Spanish Jack

By Robert J. Conley - Published 2001

Genres:

Western

This is the eleventh book in the acclaimed Real People series that describes the history of the Cherokee Nation (“The Real People”) from ...Read Review

Medicine War

By Robert J. Conley - Published 2001

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeWestern

In Medicine War, the good guys wear white, the bad guys wear black, the violence is swift and detached from human emotion, and ...Read Review

Educating Caroline

By Patricia Cabot - Published 2001

Genres:

Romance

Lady Caroline Linford is horrified to discover her fiancé having an affair with another woman! True to her Victorian upbringing, she says nothing. ...Read Review

The Stone Garden: The Epic Life of Billy the Kid

By Bill Brooks - Published 2001

Genres:

Biographical FictionWestern

Whether psychopathic killer, misunderstood outlaw, or product of the Lincoln County, Nebraska range war (which pitted honest ranchers against corrupt ones), Henry McCarty ...Read Review

The Holy Road

By Michael Blake - Published 2001

Genres:

SagaWestern

In 1874, the US wants to extend their railroads into the southwestern territories, but to do so they must overcome the resistance of the ...Read Review

An Uncommon Enemy

By Michelle Black - Published 2001

Genres:

SagaWestern

In November 1868, General Custer penned a letter to his wife in which he mentioned the arrival of a white woman, presumably an Indian ...Read Review