Category: historical fiction

Blood and Silver by Vali Benson (Book Review #776)

Blood and silver is a short Young adult historical fiction written about a 12-year-old girl who lives with her mother in a brothel. The story is set in Tombstone, the year 1880, and Carissa has a lot to deal with.

The Book of Skulls (Doctresses 1) David Hutchison (Book Review #770)

The book of skulls is a historical crime fiction with a BAME and LBGTQ slant. The story is set in Edinburgh’s Old Town. Liza and Amulya attend the same Medical School. At a riot, they are helped by a reporter, Hector and a student,… Continue Reading “The Book of Skulls (Doctresses 1) David Hutchison (Book Review #770)”

Finnegan Found by John Powers (Book Review #815)

Finnegan is a historical fiction story about a young American soldier who experiences being imprisoned while he is in Korea during the war. The story is set in 1951 and discusses the time where the Chinese had a re-education plan, and the prisoners were… Continue Reading “Finnegan Found by John Powers (Book Review #815)”

Who’s your daddy by Arisa white (Book review #797)

  Who’s your daddy is a lyrical genre-bending coming-of-age tale featuring a young, queer, black Guyanese American woman who, while seeking to define her own place in the world, negotiates an estranged relationship with her father.

Iva – The true story of Tokyo Rose by Mike Weedall (Book Review #755)

Iva is a historical novel written about Iva Toguri at a time where World War II was in action. It is 1941, and Iva really wishes to pursue medicine. For this, she has to go to Japan and see her sick aunt, and as… Continue Reading “Iva – The true story of Tokyo Rose by Mike Weedall (Book Review #755)”

In the Realm of Ash and Sorrow by Kenneth Harmon (Book Review #741)

In the realm of ash and sorrow is a historical fiction and magical realism story written about Micah Lund and Kiyomi Oshiro. Micah is a bombardier who has lost his mother and brother. He is seeking revenge. Kiyomi is a Japanese war widow who… Continue Reading “In the Realm of Ash and Sorrow by Kenneth Harmon (Book Review #741)”

At the kingdoms fold by T.M. CARUANA (Book Review #773)

At the kingdoms fold is a historical fantasy about sword and sorcery. This is book one of its series and begins with an angry King, Virun, slaughtering everyone in his way seeking the Queen he was meant to have.

Hellhound, Take Me Home by Stu Lane (Book Review #726)

Hellhound is a historical fiction about Ken Hazel, an Australian soldier who is captured by the Japanese. He has undergone many hardships, torture and gruesome treating.

The lost boys of London by Mary Lawrence (Book Review #712)

The lost boys of London is a historical mystery set in Tudor England. The story is about Bianca Goddard and her mystery adventure in attempts to find a missing boy in her town. She leads a lonely life. Her husband, John Grunt, is not… Continue Reading “The lost boys of London by Mary Lawrence (Book Review #712)”