Category: historical fiction

The Lone Leopard by Sharifullah Dorani (Book Review #1404)

‘The Lone Leopard’ is a historical fiction set in 1992, beginning with Ahmad, a 15-year-old traditional Pashtun, and Frishta, a 16-year-old women’s rights activist who is well outspoken.

Empire Resurgent by Robert Bruton (Book Review #1359)

Empire Resurgent is a historical fiction set in 530 A.D. Emperor Justinian is the emperor of Rome. Still, General Belisarius wants to change a few things and how things are run. As he manoeuvres ways to achieve this goal, he finally finds a way… Continue Reading “Empire Resurgent by Robert Bruton (Book Review #1359)”

Close Your Eyes: A Fairy Tale by Chris Tomasini (Book Review #1354)

‘Close your eyes’ is a historical fiction set in the 1400s, and it’s about the King of Gora hiring a cast of helpers to ensure the safety, enjoyment, and entertainment of his two children.

Winter Pale by Marina Koulouri (Book Review #1317)

Winter Pale is a historical romance filled with plenty of drama, love, and above all, important decisions that impact Winter’s life. At the age of 20, from an outside perspective, you feel that she has it all. Living in Paris and being happy. However,… Continue Reading “Winter Pale by Marina Koulouri (Book Review #1317)”

The Midwife’s Touch by Sue Harrison (Book Review #1323)

The midwife’s touch is a historical fiction set in the Missouri Ozark Mountains, 1852-1873. It all begins with China Creed, a girl with the ability to grant wishes. Her gift needs to be kept a secret, but life is unpredictable, and the curse cannot… Continue Reading “The Midwife’s Touch by Sue Harrison (Book Review #1323)”

Wild World by Peter S. Rush Wild World (Book Review #1321)

Wild World by Peter S. Rush is a historical fiction set in the 1970s and is about Steve Logan, a college student, protesting the authority and the Vietnam war. His intentions are pure, and wanting peace is no crime, but when four students at Kent… Continue Reading “Wild World by Peter S. Rush Wild World (Book Review #1321)”

The Order by John-Patrick Bayle (Book Review #1280)

The Order is a historical fiction set in 16th century France. Jan Vander Leuk, a young novice, realises that what he envisioned in joining the brotherhood isn’t all that he dreamed it was. He then has to change his way of thinking and go… Continue Reading “The Order by John-Patrick Bayle (Book Review #1280)”

The Alabama Black McGruders by J.R. Rothstein (Book Review #1267)

The Alabama black McGruders is the story of Charles McGruder Sr 1829 – 1900-c), his father Ned (1795 – 1853-c), and his mother Mariah Magruder (1800 – 1880-c). Charles, the enslaved black grandson of a white slave owner, Ninian O. Magruder (1744 – 1803),… Continue Reading “The Alabama Black McGruders by J.R. Rothstein (Book Review #1267)”

A Wife for the Devil BY Shruti Rao (Book Review #1264)

A wife for the devil is a Victorian historical romance. The story begins with Elizabeth Lavoisier, a widow of 24 years of age and the illegitimate child of the Baron’s younger sister and an Indian soldier. She lives with her uncle, Baron Deverill. They… Continue Reading “A Wife for the Devil BY Shruti Rao (Book Review #1264)”