Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

The Floating Lady Murder: A Harry Houdini Mystery (Harry Houdini Mysteries)

By Daniel Stashower - Published 2000

Genres:

Biographical FictionMystery/Crime

This sequel to The Dime Museum Murders is second in a mystery series featuring struggling young stage illusionist and escape artist Harry Houdini (1874...Read Review

Promise of Light: A Novel

By Paul Watkins - Published 2000

Genres:

InspirationalMystery/Crime

It’s the unusual death of Ben Sheridan’s father that stalks him throughout this novel.  Sheridan’s search takes him from his ...Read Review

The Forger

By Paul Watkins - Published 2000

Genres:

Thriller

David Halifax, a young American painter, accepts a scholarship from the Levasseur Committee for Fine Arts. The scholarship intrigues him, as he had ...Read Review

Nine Bells for a Man

By Peter Unwin - Published 2000

Genres:

Adventure

Robert Pachal is a farmer from Saskatchewan who agrees to accompany his late brother-in-law’s body back to Ontario, after the latter dies ...Read Review

Slapstick

By Laura Mazzuca Toops - Published 2001

Genres:

In 1927, movies gained a voice — and many stars lost their careers. Slapstick chronicles the fall of silent screen comic genius Harold Gilbert, whose ...Read Review

Jerusalem Vigil: The Zion Legacy Book I (Zion Legacy (Paperback))

By Bodie Thoene - Published 2000

Genres:

Military

The first of the Thoenes’ three-book Zion Legacy series starts with the declaration of sovereignty by David Ben-Gurion on Friday, May 14, 1948 and continues ...Read Review

The Song And The Truth

By Helga Ruebsamen - By Paul Vincent (trans.) - Published 2000Published 2000-10-19

Genres:

Literary

The Song and the Truth is told in the voice of a young child whose stories of dreams and reality are so intermingled ...Read Review

Children of My Heart

By Alan Brown (trans.) - By Gabrielle Roy - Published 2000

Genres:

Literary

Gabrielle Roy, beloved of the Canadian literary establishment, died in 1983. Ces enfants de ma vie was her last novel. This edition of Alan ...Read Review

Rebellion: A Novel

By Joseph Roth - By Michael Hofmann - By Michael Hofmann (trans.) - Published 1924Published 2000Published 2000-12-01

Genres:

Literary

Andreas Pum is a war veteran. We meet the recovering amputee after the end of WWI. Rather than being depressed or agonized by ...Read Review

Our Fathers

By Andrew O’Hagan - Published 2001Published 2001-01-01

Genres:

Inspirational

This beautiful story set in post WWII Scotland is about the “coming of age” of Jamie, a young boy growing up with an ...Read Review