Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

The Marshal and the Sinister Still (A Nelson Lane Frontier Mystery)

By C. M. Wendelboe - Published 2019

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeWestern

The Marshal and the Sinister Still returns readers to Depression-era Wyoming, where federal Marshall Nelson Lane is asked by a tribal policeman to ...Read Review

A Daughter’s Gift

By Maggie Hope - Published 2012Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

Set in the northeast of England at the start of 1910, this dramatic saga reveals the struggles of strong and desperate ten-year-old Elizabeth to ...Read Review

Goodbye for Now

By M.J. Hollows - Published 2018

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It’s 1914, and Europe is being torn apart as World War One gains momentum. The novel is written from the perspectives of two ...Read Review

The Weight of a Piano

By Chris Cander - Published 2019

Genres:

Literary

At the turn of the 20th century, Julius Blüthner listens for the music hidden in the trees as he searches the Romanian ...Read Review

Children of God

By Lars Petter Sveen - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

Translated from Norwegian, thirteen somewhat interlocking vignettes portray life on the edge of society in Israel at the time of Jesus. Roman soldiers ...Read Review

The Coal Miner’s Wife (The Deerness Series)

By Elizabeth Gill - Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

This is the second in the Deerness series, set in the industrial north-east of England. It is the turn of the century in ...Read Review

Of Another Time and Place

By Brad Schaeffer - Published 2018

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After World War I, Harmon Becker studies classical piano under his beloved Jewish mentor. Another Time and Place follows Harmon as he is ...Read Review

The Devil Aspect

By Craig Russell - Published 2019

Genres:

LiteraryThriller

Prague, 1935. Hrad Orlů Asylum, an ancient hilltop fortress reputedly built to plug the mouth of Hell, once imprisoned the demonic Jan of the ...Read Review

Forever and a Day: A James Bond Novel

By Anthony Horowitz - Published 2018

Genres:

Thriller

World War II has ended, the Korean War has just begun, and British agent 007 turns up dead off a quay by Marseilles. The ...Read Review

Night Flight to Paris

By David Gilman - Published 2018

Genres:

Thriller

David Gilman is best known as the author of the Master of War series, following the blood-drenched adventures of an English mercenary soldier ...Read Review