Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

Troy

By Adele Geras - Published 2001

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Toward the conclusion of the Trojan War, two orphaned sisters, Xanthe and Marpessa, watch events transpire from within Troy. Very human teenage girls, ...Read Review

Achilles

By Elizabeth Cook - Published 2002

Genres:

EpicLiterary

Achilles, son of the goddess Thetis and King Peleus, and one of the greatest of all the Greek heroes of the Trojan War, ...Read Review

Daughter of the Fifth Moon

By Lynn Armistead McKee - Published 2001

Genres:

AdventureRomance

When a neighboring tribe attacks her peaceful village, Nyna is set adrift in a canoe. Three days later, she comes ashore in a ...Read Review

Through a Glass Darkly

By Charlotte Miller - Published 2001

Genres:

Saga

This is the second novel in a trilogy depicting life in the rural south during the late 1920s. In Behold, This Dreamer, Janson ...Read Review

No Eye Can See

By Jane Kirkpatrick - Published 2001

Genres:

InspirationalSaga

In this novel, second in a trilogy after All Together In One Place, a number of independent women seek to make their way ...Read Review

Eye of the Wind

By Jane Jackson - Published 2001Published 2013

Genres:

Romance

Cornwall, 1795.  Melissa Tregonning, unconventional, beautiful but too tall for her time, tries to save her late father’s boatyard, which is encumbered by ...Read Review

Child of the Prophecy (The Sevenwaters Trilogy, Book 3)

By Juliet Marillier - Published 2001

Genres:

Fantasy

This final volume of the Sevenwaters trilogy set in Dark Ages Ireland is the coming-of-age story of Fainne, a young girl who must ...Read Review

Shadow of the Osprey

By Peter Watt - Published 2001

Genres:

Saga

This is the second in a trilogy that began with Cry of the Curlew. This series wants to be a juicy family saga ...Read Review

Gilgamesh

By Joan London - Published 2001

Genres:

Literary

Edith Clark lives in southwestern Australia with her mother and older sister, Frances. They are in possession of the dwindling farmland that the ...Read Review

1688: A Global History

By John E. Wills - Published 2001

Genres:

Nonfiction

The year 1688 is chiefly remembered by students of British and European history as the time of the Glorious Revolution. Wills, a historian at ...Read Review