Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

In Times Gone By (Golden Gate Secrets)

By Tracie Peterson - Published 2018

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InspirationalRomance

This is Book Three of Peterson’s Golden Gate Secrets trilogy. It opens just after the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. The city is ...Read Review

Like a Sword Wound (Ottoman Quartet)

By Ahmet Altan - Published 2018

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Literary

This first book in the Ottoman Quartet is set in the late 19th century and early 20th century in Turkey. An absolute Sultan ...Read Review

At the Far End of Nowhere

By Christine Davis Merriman - Published 2018

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Between 1950 and the 1970s, Lissa Power grows up with quite a unique family. Her father, Stouten, is a watchmaker, inventor, and genius with ...Read Review

In the Midnight Room

By Laura McBride - Published 2018

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In the Midnight Room is a complex and layered story about four women’s lives—sometimes passing, sometimes intersecting—throughout the second half ...Read Review

The Beginning of His Excellent and Eventful Career

By Cameron MacKenzie - Published 2018

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Biographical Fiction

Francisco “Pancho” Villa describes the underpinnings of the Mexican Revolution and how he came to be involved in it. Readers first learn about ...Read Review

Wyld Dreamers

By Pamela Holmes - Published 2018

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In the summer of 1972, a group of young people arrives at Wyld Farm, Somerset, ostensibly to renovate a dilapidated cottage on a farm ...Read Review

Summer of Love

By Caro Fraser - Published 2018

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A standalone sequel to The Summer House Party, Summer of Love continues the story of a family in post-World War II England, a ...Read Review

A Nightingale Christmas Promise (Nightingales 10)

By Donna Douglas - Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

With the threat of war looming in 1914, there is uncertainty across the country and throughout Europe. In east London at the Nightingale Hospital, ...Read Review

Shadows in Heaven (The Tarabeg Series)

By Nadine Dorries - Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

In this novel, part of a three-book saga set in post-World War II rural western Ireland, long, deep shadows of their Celtic past, ...Read Review

The Beautiful Strangers

By Camille Di Maio - Published 2019

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A woman’s quest to fulfill her grandfather’s wishes leads her on the adventure of a lifetime. The year is 1958, and Kate ...Read Review