Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

Angel Falls

By Derek Catron - Published 2017

Genres:

Western

A few years after the American Civil War, young Josey Angel travels to Fort Phil Kearny to bring his friend the Colonel, who ...Read Review

Too Scot to Handle

By Grace Burrowes - Published 2017

Genres:

Romance

When a story begins with “it is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a great fortune,” it portends ...Read Review

The Duke

By Katharine Ashe - Published 2017

Genres:

Romance

The convoluted route through which Lady Amarantha Vale finds and marries the man of her dreams starts promisingly. As an eight-year-old she announces ...Read Review

Ernesto

By Mark Thompson (trans.) - By Umberto Saba - Published (c1975)Published 2017

Genres:

Biographical FictionLiterary

Ernesto is a thinly disguised memoir in which the Italian poet Umberto Saba describes a few months in his adolescence when he first ...Read Review

The End of the Tether

By Harold R. Thompson - Published 2017

Genres:

Military

In 1781, following six gruesome years of the American war of independence, two patriot brothers, Daniel and Joshua from Boston, are in Virginia battling ...Read Review

The Sorcerer’s Appendix

By P. J. Brackston - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

It’s 1776, and Gesternstadt, Bavaria, is rocked by the news that Herr Ernst Arnold, the town’s most noted sorcerer, is missing. From ...Read Review

The Heritage

By D. J. Presson - Published 2017

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Nick Press and his sister, Anne, live in 17th-century England. The novel spans from the trial and execution of King Charles I to ...Read Review

Guns in the North

By P. F. Chisholm - Published 2017

Genres:

Adventure

Guns in the North brings together the first three books (A Famine of Horses, A Season of Knives and A Surfeit of Guns) ...Read Review

Servant of Death

By Sarah Hawkswood - Published 2017

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Servant of Death was previously published as The Lord Bishop’s Clerk and is now available in paperback for the first time. It ...Read Review

Moon Hunt

By Kathleen O'Neal Gear - By W. Michael Gear - Published 2017

Genres:

Saga

The story of the Cahokia Indians is based on actual archeology, and in this third of the Morning Star trilogy, the Gears combine ...Read Review