Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

The River Maid

By Dilly Court - Published 2018

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The River Maid series is a new departure for the historical romance writer, Dilly Court. In this first book in the series, set ...Read Review

The Best of Sisters

By Dilly Court - Published 2017

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Having accidentally killed a man, Bart Bragg, a Thames waterman, is forced to flee England, abandoning his 12-year-old sister, Eliza, to the cruel ...Read Review

Plague Pits & River Bones

By Karen Charlton - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

Detective Stephen Lavender and Constable Ned Woods of Bow Street are struggling with the extra workload assigned to them. In an effort to ...Read Review

A Fallen Woman

By Nancy Carson - Published 2018

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Romance

Though a saga in length, Carson’s sequel reads like a soapy melodrama as it follows the characters from A Country Girl in ...Read Review

A Borrowed Dream

By Amanda Cabot - Published 2018

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InspirationalRomanceWestern

In 1881, Austin Goddard comes to Cimarron Creek, Texas with a secret: he’s a noted plastic surgeon from back East, but must hide ...Read Review

An Irregular Regiment

By Lynn Bryant - Published 2017

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AdventureMilitary

The setting is the Napoleonic Wars, and the subtitle is: A Novel from the Battle of Bussaco to the Battle of Sabugal, which ...Read Review

Carnegie’s Maid

By Marie Benedict - Published 2018

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Clara Kelley finds her way from an impoverished village in Galway to the bustling streets of Pittsburgh, determined to secure a position in ...Read Review

Mind of a Killer

By Simon Beaufort - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

In London in 1882, Alec Lonsdale, a reporter for the Pall Mall Gazette, stumbles upon a house fire and investigates in hopes of a ...Read Review

The Duke of Her Desire

By Sophie Barnes - Published 2017

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Romance

This sweet, sedate sequel to An Unlikely Duke turns to Lady Amelia, suddenly elevated from the slums of St. Giles after her brother ...Read Review

Someone to Care

By Mary Balogh - Published 2018

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Romance

A lady and a gentleman meet by accident at a country inn, and both decide to run off together for a brief affair, ...Read Review