Reviews

Reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books

Big Week: The Biggest Air Battle of World War Two

By James Holland - Published 2018

Genres:

MilitaryNonfiction

For the record, it was known as Operation Argument; for those who were involved it was just known as the Big Week! By ...Read Review

The Beekeeper’s Promise

By Fiona Valpy - Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

Chateau Bellevue is initially a beautiful safe haven in rural France, where good news and celebration abound. It’s 1938, and the world is ...Read Review

Flashman and the Emperor

By Robert Brightwell - Published 2017

Genres:

AdventureNautical

In 1822 Flashman meets Thomas Cochrane’s brother, Erskine, at Napoleon’s grave on St. Helena. Although Thomas resigned in disgrace from the Royal ...Read Review

Daughters of the Lake

By Wendy Webb - Published 2018

Genres:

Time-slip

Wendy Webb’s newest Gothic novel is partly a paranormal time-slip with occasional ghosts and spooky happenings. It’s also a multi-period saga ...Read Review

November Road

By Lou Berney - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

November Road is a gripping drama steeped in the aftermath of the JFK assassination in 1963. Charlotte Roy has made the uncertain decision to ...Read Review

A Murdered Peace: A Kate Clifford Novel

By Candace Robb - Published 2018

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In Robb’s third Kate Clifford mystery, dark times abound. It’s midwinter, 1400, and Henry IV has ascended to the throne after deposing ...Read Review

Peace Comes to Honeyfield (The Honeyfield Series)

By Anna Jacobs - Published 2018

Genres:

Saga

Another novel from the immensely prolific Anna Jacobs – the popular Australian-based historical fiction writer. This is the third in the Honeyfield series, and ...Read Review

The Governess Game: Girl Meets Duke

By Tessa Dare - Published 2018

Genres:

Romance

Despite her reputation for common sense, Alexandra Mountbatten is a romantic at heart, which is why she fantasises about a very charming man ...Read Review

A Question of Trust

By Penny Vincenzi - Published 2018

Genres:

LiterarySaga

Penny Vincenzi has written another drama of numerous interlinked characters in her final novel, which takes place in London between 1936 and 1955. We follow ...Read Review

The Story of H

By Marina Perezagua - By Valerie Miles (trans.) - Published 2018

Genres:

Literary

August 6, 1945: the day spawning the nightmare of H. A young girl sits in a classroom when the atomic bomb is dropped from the ...Read Review