Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

Perception and Illusion

By Catherine Kullmann - Published 2017

Genres:

Romance

Writing good historical romance is an art. While often dismissed as being light on historical details and heavy on the romance, a good ...Read Review

The Ladies of Ivy Cottage

By Julie Klassen - Published 2017

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Klassen’s sweet, Regency-set historical takes up where Tales From Ivy Hill left off, returning to the quaint Wiltshire village of Ivy Hill ...Read Review

The Unlikely Master Genius

By Carla Kelly - Published 2018

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It’s always time to rejoice when a new Regency-set series debuts from the imagination of Carla Kelly. This time, we have Mr. ...Read Review

Brewer’s Revenge

By James Keffer - Published 2017

Genres:

AdventureNautical

Commander William Brewer is reveling in his first opportunity to captain a ship. To be sure, the HMS Revenge is a smaller ship ...Read Review

The Long Shadow

By Beth Kanell - Published 2018

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This is book one of the Winds of Freedom series. It is March 1850 in northeastern Vermont, and teenaged Alice Sanborn works hard helping ...Read Review

Holding the Fort

By Regina Jennings - Published 2017

Genres:

InspirationalRomanceWestern

When Louisa Bell arrives at Fort Reno, Oklahoma in 1885, she’s got to tread carefully. An unemployed dance hall singer with a ne’...Read Review

An Inconvenient Beauty

By Kristi Ann Hunter - Published 2017

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

Griffith, Duke of Riverton, decides to follow rational principles when he selects a bride, but his choice, Miss Frederica St. Claire, not only ...Read Review

A Brush with Shadows

By Anna Lee Huber - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In July 1831, Sebastian Gage has come home to Langstone Manor in Scotland. Surrounding his home are beautiful and bleak moors and bogs, in ...Read Review

Only Killers and Thieves

By Paul Howarth - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Two Australian teenagers, Billy and Tommy McBride, return to their parents’ cattle ranch one afternoon in 1885 to find their mother and father murdered ...Read Review

The Framingham Fiend

By Gregory Harris - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Victorian London, several prostitutes are found murdered and viciously gutted. Detective Colin Pendragon, along with his trusted companion Ethan Pruitt, is called ...Read Review