Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

The Adventures of Jane Waterford

By Sue Fisher - Published 2014

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Romance

The Adventures of Jane Waterford begins like any other romance, with a beleaguered heroine who plans to escape a wicked stepmother who, in ...Read Review

Barbara’s War – The Middle Years

By Fenella J Miller - Published 2014

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This is the second in a series of three books. The war has begun and Barbara’s life, apparently settled following her disrupted ...Read Review

Grindstone

By Donna Walsh Inglehart - Published 2010

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Grindstone, a small island in the Saint Lawrence River near the Canadian border, forms the picturesque backdrop for Donna Walsh Inglehart’s atmospheric ...Read Review

To Catch a Falling Star

By Anna Belfrage - Published 2015

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Time-slip

This being the eighth, and last, of a series did make me feel some trepidation as I started reading, as I wondered if ...Read Review

The Flax Flower

By Amanda MacLean - Published 2015

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In The Flax Flower, trumpeter to the new Laird of Fyvie, handsome and charismatic Andrew Lamb, and the Miller of Tifty’s beautiful ...Read Review

Dubh-Linn

By James L. Nelson - Published 2013

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NauticalSaga

Thorgrim Night Wolf wants to go home, but his family wants to stay in Dubh-Linn. Without a long ship, he must participate in ...Read Review

Murder at Cirey: A Victor Constant Investigation

By Cheryl Sawyer - Published 2015

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Mystery/Crime

Murder at Cirey is a very accomplished novel which I thoroughly enjoyed reading. It concerns Victor Constant, a young member of the French ...Read Review

The Man in the Canary Waistcoat

By Susan Grossey - Published 2014

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Mystery/Crime

Bound within an extremely attractive cover, this well-produced sequel to Susan Grossey’s outstanding debut novel Fatal Forgery once again features the very ...Read Review

Pirate Code

By Helen Hollick - Published 2011

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AdventureFantasyNautical

“In the sexiest pirate contest, Capt Jesamiah Acorne gives Johnny Depp’s Jack Sparrow a run for his money” so runs the quote ...Read Review

Custer’s Gold

By M. John Lubetkin - Published 2014

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Western

Lubetkin has transformed a prodigious amount of research about the greater Yellowstone region of the 1870s into a sprawling, and immensely satisfying, off-kilter ...Read Review