Category: historical fiction

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)”

The Discovery of Troy and its Lost History by Bernard Jones (Book Review #1236)

The discovery of Troy and its lost history is a nonfiction book focusing on the Trojan war. In this book, Historian Bernard Jones unearths the Lost History and the real city of Troy. He uses his experience providing precise information, cross-examining every single know fact,… Continue Reading “The Discovery of Troy and its Lost History by Bernard Jones (Book Review #1236)”

Songbird by Gail Meath (Book Review #1224)

Songbird is a historical mystery and is book one of the Jax Diamond Mystery series. Jax Diamon Is a private detected and is investigating a playwright’s death. When Laura Graystone, a Broadway star, gets involved in the investigation, things take a turn for both… Continue Reading “Songbird by Gail Meath (Book Review #1224)”

THE LITTLE-KNOWN HEROES: FRANK EMI by Kaushay and Spencer Ford (Book Review #1219)

THE LITTLE-KNOWN HEROES: FRANK EMI is a story about a young Japanese American man having to move out of the country after taking over his father’s market business and running it for years. Frank and his family move into an internment camp and fight… Continue Reading “THE LITTLE-KNOWN HEROES: FRANK EMI by Kaushay and Spencer Ford (Book Review #1219)”

Out of no way by Rojé Augustin (Book Review 1217)

Out of no way is a beautiful story about Madam C. J. Walker, a haircare entrepreneur, and her daughter, A’Lelia. Roje. It is a historical fiction poetry book filled with the love of a mother and daughter relationship. Each poem is written differently, and… Continue Reading “Out of no way by Rojé Augustin (Book Review 1217)”

Glory Unbound by Deborah L. King (Book Review #1190)

Glory unbound is an African American historical fiction written about Glory Bishop. From the beginning, you realize that Glory is not having it easy. Her backstory, the relationship with her mother, and Malcolm, the villain, truly shape your mind about what she is dealing… Continue Reading “Glory Unbound by Deborah L. King (Book Review #1190)”

Clochán by Lawrence P. O’Brien (Book Review #1180)

Clochán is a historical fiction set in the late eighteenth century. Kevin Neal is six years old and has been through a great deal witnessing the loss of his family by English soldiers in 1798. As he runs away while he sees his family… Continue Reading “Clochán by Lawrence P. O’Brien (Book Review #1180)”