Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

Memoirs of Pontius Pilate

By James Mills - Published 2000

Genres:

Inspirational

Mills mixes the Roman historical genre with the early Christian form. The blurb stated that Mills started with what he with no false ...Read Review

Lord of Emperors (Sarantine Mosaic)

By Guy Gavriel Kay - Published 2000

Genres:

Fantasy

In this sequel to Sailing to Sarantium (Harper, 1999), Kay demonstrates yet again his mastery of the historical (fantasy) novel. All of his signature ...Read Review

Guardian of the Balance (Merlin’s Descendants)

By Irene Radford - Published 2000

Genres:

Fantasy

Arylwren, called Wren, was born of a single night of passion between Myrddin Emrys, better known as the Merlin, and Deirdre, high priestess ...Read Review

Household Gods

By Harry Turtledove - Published 1999

Genres:

Time-slip

Nicole Gunther-Perrin, single mother and transplanted Californian, is having the worst week of her life. Her deadbeat ex-husband heads to Cancún with ...Read Review

The Armada Boy (Wesley Peterson Crime Novels)

By Kate Ellis - Published 2000

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Past and present again intertwine in the second of the Wesley Peterson crime novels (first up was The Merchant’s House), set near ...Read Review

The Waters of Babylon: A Novel about Lawrence after Arabia

By David Stevens - Published 2000

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) easily qualifies as one of the most fascinating and controversial military figures in Britain’s long history ...Read Review

Hill Country

By Janice Woods Windle - Published 2000

Genres:

Western

When several years ago I first picked up True Women, Janice Woods Windle’s first novel about the passionate, tumultuous lives of her ...Read Review

The Emperor’s General

By James Webb - Published 2000

Genres:

Adventure

You’d probably find this book in your local store in with the military adventure novels of Tom Clancy and so on, but ...Read Review

Stonewall’s Gold

By Robert J. Mrazek - Published 1999

Genres:

Adventure

During the last remaining months of the US Civil War, men on both sides of the conflict began to lose heart. These men ...Read Review

Reluctant Guardian

By Jo Manning - Published 2000

Genres:

Romance

Colonel Sir Isaac Rebow, a war veteran, country gentleman, and budding politician, is vexed by a missive from his manipulating mother. She commands ...Read Review