Category: historical fiction

Cape Nome by Neil Perry Gordon (Book Review #1051)

Cape Nome is the second book in the Alaskan adventures of Percy Hope. It’s 1898, and the city is filled with murder, kidnapping, conspiracies and many betrayals. Percy’s mission is to uncover the truth, but many things are in his way.

Victory with Valor by Barbara Robison (Book Review #1046)

Victory with Valor is a political fiction set in 1866. The story begins with Carrie taking a train to California. Her husband is ill with a fever, and before she gets there, she learns that he has passed on. Grief takes over her loss,… Continue Reading “Victory with Valor by Barbara Robison (Book Review #1046)”

The Road to Ravenna by Valerie Cullers (Book Review #1044)

The road to Ravenna is a Christian historical fiction and is the sequel to ‘The unwelcome stranger’. I had already read book one, so I knew what I was getting into and expected the same quality work.

The Seed of Rosewood by Massimo Rozzoni (Book Review #1009)

The seed of rosewood is a historical story set in 1715. The narration is written in a diary form and begins with Patrick Douglas, a 15-year-old kidnapped from his beautiful Scottish farm. Surviving becomes key as Pirates take Patrick. They are headed for Providence… Continue Reading “The Seed of Rosewood by Massimo Rozzoni (Book Review #1009)”

What Frees the Heart by Karen A. Wyle (Book Review #998)

What frees the heart is a romantic fiction novel. It is the second book in the ‘Cownbird Creek’ series. Set in 1876, Tom, a farmer’s boy who has lost his leg, feels as if he has lost his manhood and value. On the other… Continue Reading “What Frees the Heart by Karen A. Wyle (Book Review #998)”

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)”