Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

The Viscount Who Lived Down the Lane

By Elizabeth Boyle - Published 2014

Genres:

Romance

The London Season of 1810 is beginning, bringing scores of husband-hunting mommas and daughters in from their country seats. Among them are the beautiful ...Read Review

Wanted: Sam Bass

By Paul Colt - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeWestern

In August 1877, outlaws Sam Bass and Joel Collins rob the Cheyenne and Deadwood stage of gold bars. Colonel David Crook of the Great ...Read Review

Killers of the King: The Men Who Dared to Execute Charles I

By Charles Spencer - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

The 1649 execution of Charles I seemed to signal the end of the Stuart dynasty. The killers of the king, or regicides, certainly believed ...Read Review

Napoleon: A Life

By Andrew Roberts - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is a remarkable biography of Napoleon Bonaparte, a man considered one of the greatest military strategists and rulers in the in the ...Read Review

Attrition: Fighting the First World War

By William Philpott - Published 2014

Genres:

MilitaryNonfiction

This is a thoroughly well researched account of the Great War. It is not just another routine history of the familiar events, but, ...Read Review

Centuries of Change

By Ian Mortimer - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

I am sure that Ian Mortimer needs little introduction to most of us. His grip on our history is one of the best ...Read Review

Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

By Frances Larson - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

Housing four of the five senses, our brain, and the body’s most elaborate set of muscles, the head naturally ranks as preeminent ...Read Review

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors

By Dan Jones - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

Following on from his enthralling story of The Plantagenets, Dan Jones completes his epic history of medieval England in this book. The crown ...Read Review

The Mill Girls

By Tracy Johnson - Published 2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

Tracey Johnson relates the true stories of four women who worked in the Lancashire mills from the 1930s to the 1970s. Doris, Audrey, ...Read Review

Eleanor Marx: A Life

By Rachel Holmes - Published 2015Published c2014

Genres:

Nonfiction

There are some people whose lives intersect during an era in which great changes occur; there are others who are instrumental in ensuring ...Read Review