Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

The Innkeeper of Ivy Hill

By Julie Klassen - Published 2016

Genres:

Inspirational

Though set in 1820, this is not a Regency romance, rather what the author calls first in a ‘village series set in England.’ Inspired ...Read Review

An Eye for an Eye: The Tales of Zebadiah Creed, Book One

By Mark C. Jackson - Published 2017

Genres:

Western

Fur trappers Zebadiah Creed and his brother Jonathan are traveling the lower Missouri River in the late summer of 1835. One evening while camping, ...Read Review

The Endicott Evil: A Colin Pendragon Mystery

By Gregory Harris - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Fifth in Gregory Harris’s Victorian-era series featuring detective Colin Pendragon and Ethan Pruitt, this novel opens with an investigation into murder. Adelaide ...Read Review

Fort Enterprize

By Kevin Emmet Foley - Published 2016

Genres:

Military

In March 1804, President Thomas Jefferson receives some shocking intelligence. The U.S. Navy frigate Philadelphia has run aground a few miles off Tripoli ...Read Review

Mariana’s Knight: The Revenge of Henry Fountain

By W. Michael Farmer - Published 2017

Genres:

Western

In the first days of February 1896, well-known litigator Albert Fountain and his eight-year-old son, Henry, disappeared. They had traveled from their home along ...Read Review

True As Fate: The Ashford Chronicles, Book 2

By Laurie Alice Eakes - Published 2016

Genres:

InspirationalRomanceSaga

True as Fate continues the adventures of a well-born Devonshire family during the Napoleonic and Anglo-American wars. In 1813, the youngest Ashford sisters, Juliet, 20, ...Read Review

Seven Minutes in Heaven

By Eloisa James - Published 2017

Genres:

Romance

Ward Reeve, the wealthy but illegitimate son of an earl, needs help urgently if he is to retain guardianship of his two recently ...Read Review

Murder by Ghostlight

By J. C. Briggs - Published 2016

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Murder by Ghostlight is the latest installment in J. C. Briggs’ Charles Dickens & Superintendent Jones Investigate series. Having brought a production of ...Read Review

Liberty Boy

By David Gaughran - Published 2016

Genres:

In the aftermath of the failed Rising of 1803, Jimmy O’Flaherty’s trading patch is usurped by the scaffold erected to hang the ...Read Review

Where the Dead Lie: A Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery

By C.S. Harris - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Set in London in 1813, this is the latest entry in Harris’s St. Cyr mystery series, and it’s a winner! Sebastian St. ...Read Review