Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

The Prince of Prigs

By Anthony Anglorus - Published 2015

Genres:

Adventure

The English Revolution of Oliver Cromwell forms the social and political background of The Prince of Prigs by Anthony Anglorus. It is in ...Read Review

The Last Witness

By Jerry Amernic - Published 2014

Genres:

Thriller

Jerry Amernic’s gripping historical thriller The Last Witness has an intriguing framing narrative set not in the past but in the future: ...Read Review

The Dangerous Summer of Jesse Turner

By D. C. Reep - By E. A. Allen - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

“Everybody knew I was an outlaw’s kid” begins D. C. Reep and E. A. Allen’s energetic YA novel The Dangerous Summer ...Read Review

Little Woman in Blue

By Jeannine Atkins - Published 2015

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Atkins’ elegantly understated work is the first novel to be written about May Alcott, a 19th-century artist whose talents were overshadowed by her ...Read Review

Dragon’s Bounty

By S. Joy P. -

Genres:

AdventureFantasy

Dragon’s Bounty is sold openly as a ‘historical gay fantasy adventure’ but this is misleading. Very misleading. My first warning is not ...Read Review

The Road Home: Vol 2 (The Letter Series)

By Kathleen Shoop - Published 2015

Genres:

Saga

The Road Home is the sequel to Kathleen Shoop’s The Last Letter. Having not read this first part I was a little ...Read Review

Radiant Brow: The Epic of Taliesin

By H. Catherine Watling - Published 2014

Genres:

Epic

‘Radiant Brow is a novel rooted in Celtic myth and the turbulent history of Dark Age Britain – the story of a man who ...Read Review

Rainbows in the Clouds

By Elizabeth Revill - Published 2013

Genres:

Saga

The third in the Llewellyn family saga, Ms Revill’s Rainbows in the Clouds does not fail to please. I have read the ...Read Review

The (Phantasmagorical) Astrarium Compendium

By Mark Roland Langdale - Published 2015

Genres:

Fantasy

Gulliver’s antiques emporium is filled with the grandfather clocks and ancient globes of the seventeenth century. It is the place where Gulliver ...Read Review

Dead Man Walking

By Toby Oliver - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

London 1944 and the Normandy landings have not long taken place. False information is being fed to the Germans by double agents. A  cabinet ...Read Review