Category: historical fiction

I am Cuba: Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution by Matthew Langdon Cost (Book Review #968)

I am Cuba is a military historical fiction about Fidel Castro’s battle, beginning with such a small army to when he becomes the most powerful man in Cuba.

Forget Russia by L. Bordetsky-Williams (Book Review #965)

Forget Russia is a historical fiction. It is the tale of three generations of a Russian Jewish family. The story focuses on Anna’s trip to Russia, then the Soviet Union in 1980, her great parents’ journey in the early 20th century. Anna is searching… Continue Reading “Forget Russia by L. Bordetsky-Williams (Book Review #965)”

Amora by Grant J. Hallstrom (Book Review #963)

Amora is a historical fiction with elements of Christian faith embodied in its structure. The story is based on events that actually took place in history. It is detailed and inclusive of historical figures that provide an insight into the Roman period and its… Continue Reading “Amora by Grant J. Hallstrom (Book Review #963)”

Shifting Islands by Greene M. Wills (Book Review #929)

Shifting Islands is a historical fiction about Nikos. The story is set in the 17th century and begins with the Baroness giving birth to twins, boys, and girls. Unfortunately, only one survives, and since Baron was hoping for a boy, an heir to this… Continue Reading “Shifting Islands by Greene M. Wills (Book Review #929)”

The forger and the thief by Kirsten McKenzie (Book Review #928)

The forger and the thief is a historical mystery story about five strangers who, each to their own, are entangled in the forger’s wicked web and have an agenda and a part to play in the story.

The Sky Worshipers by F. M. Deemyad (Book Review #925)

The sky worshipers is a military fiction story setting us back to Genghis Khan, the Mongol leader whose ambition was to take over the world. The story takes you on an honest, historically correct endeavor revealing the life of the conquerors and women’s voice… Continue Reading “The Sky Worshipers by F. M. Deemyad (Book Review #925)”

House of Rougeaux by Jenny Jaeckel (Book Review #927)

House of Rougeaux is a historical fiction focusing on black African and American community. It is intergenerational and filled with decades of troubles and triumphs. The description writing moves you and has your bond with the characters. The story is educational and a representation… Continue Reading “House of Rougeaux by Jenny Jaeckel (Book Review #927)”

Drawing the line: No Ladies in Room A3 by CLARE SCOPES (Book Review #909)

Drawing the line is a historical fiction about Maggie Goodwin. The story is set in 1938, and no ladies are working as animators at Harley Studios, Los Angeles. Maggie wants to prove everyone wrong.        

Friendship Estate by Lynda R. Edwards (Book Review #889)

Friendship Estate is a historical Caribbean and Latin American fiction story about two boys, Brixon and Dexter, who have grown up like brothers and were breastfed by the same nurse. Although they are racially different, the power of love and unity, creating a free… Continue Reading “Friendship Estate by Lynda R. Edwards (Book Review #889)”