Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

The Running Iron

By Lauran Paine - Published 2000Published 2002

Genres:

Western

Lauran Paine isn’t a household name, but over the past 50 years he’s been a small powerhouse in the world of traditional ...Read Review

Sin Killer

By Larry McMurty - Published 2002

Genres:

Western

A whim, it was, that led the large Berrybender family to pack up and leave England, a fancy, that is, to travel west ...Read Review

Lee At Chattanooga

By Dennis P. McIntire - Published 2002

Genres:

Alternate HistoryMilitary

Subtitled “A Novel of What Might Have Been,” this story is just that. The author revisits one of the South’s most perplexing ...Read Review

Aindreas: The Scribe, 1865

By Gerald McDaniel - Published 2002

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Sequels are difficult to write, but McDaniel has admirably met the challenge–for the most part. The Scribe-1865, a worthy second entry in ...Read Review

Aindreas, The Messenger: Louisville, Kentucky, 1855

By Gerald McDaniel - Published 2000

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He’s poor, Irish, epileptic, thirteen years old, and brilliant. Aindreas (Andrew) Rivers knows 1855 Louisville, Kentucky from its tenements to its mansions, from ...Read Review

The Piano Tuner

By Daniel Mason - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

Edgar Drake, Piano Tuner, Erards-a-Specialty, receives an urgent request for service in the name of Her Majesty. He reports to the War Office ...Read Review

Seducing Mr. Heywood

By Jo Manning - Published 2002

Genres:

Romance

Beautiful, wicked, seductive Lady Sophia Rowley is bored by her forced seclusion on her late husband’s country estate. Add to her boredom ...Read Review

Shades Of Honor

By Wendy Lindstrom - Published 2002

Genres:

Romance

Radford Grayson finally returns to his hometown five years after the end of the Civil War. Much has changed there, especially his younger ...Read Review

Lost Nation

By Jeffrey Lent - Published 2002

Genres:

Literary

The unique characters who settled extreme northern New Hampshire–which in 1838, was disputably Canadian rather than American territory–are tested by each other, ...Read Review

Magnolia Creek

By Jill Marie Landis - Published 2002

Genres:

Romance

A woman in widow’s black joins the exodus of displaced people after the Civil War. Sara Talbot carries a little girl, not ...Read Review