Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

Rose, The Awakening

By Krys Kingston - Published 2016

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Rose is a teenage girl in late Victorian London, her father has died unexpectedly and her mother takes up a position as housekeeper ...Read Review

The Elizabeth Papers

By Jenetta James - Published 2016

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Mystery/CrimeRomance

Charlie Hayward is a private detective hired to look into the validity of a trust fund. The object of his investigations is struggling ...Read Review

Duty and Dishonor

By Shaun Ivory - Published 2015

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Adventure

Conor O’Farrell, born en route to America from Ireland, is our hero in this first part of a series entitled America Made ...Read Review

The Domesday Book (No Not That One)

By Howard of Warwick - Published 2014

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Hastings, 1066 – William has conquered, but he cannot prove it because the body of King Harold is missing. He sends his best man, probably ...Read Review

The Green Ribbons

By Clare Flynn - Published 2016

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Romance

Hephzibah Wildman suddenly becomes an orphan and must leave the house of her stepfather and mother at an Oxford college and where she ...Read Review

Children of the Mists

By Lexa Dudley - Published 2016

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Romance

Everyone assumes childhood sweethearts Raffaella and Antonio will marry one day, but their hopes are dashed when Raffaella’s father dies and Orlando, ...Read Review

Memory of Light

By Mollie Cox Bryan - Published 2016

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Epic

The Battle of Gettysburg was the major turning point in the American Civil War. This vibrant novel uses the lives of two historical ...Read Review

Roman Mask

By Thomas M D Brooke - Published 2015

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AdventureMilitary

Gaius Cassius is a hero of Rome, loved and admired by all, but he hides his true feelings: that he was – and still ...Read Review

The Trials of the King of Hampshire: Madness, Secrecy and Betrayal in Georgian England

By Elizabeth Foyster - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

John Wallop, 3rd Earl of Portsmouth, might have expected to live a private, privileged life. But John was slow to learn, and his ...Read Review

Adolfo Kaminsky: A Forger’s Life

By Sarah Kaminsky - Published 2016

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Nonfiction

Not every hero who fights a war is an Eisenhower or Churchill. Many are simply ordinary people who serve anonymously in the shadows. ...Read Review