Category: historical fiction

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)”

Annihilation by Michael Bosland (Book Review #701)

Annihilation is a historical memoir written about a thirteen-year-old girl named Rosmerta. She is a witness to cruelty, violence, and complete lack of fairness towards herself and her family as the Armenians have been ordered to leave their homes and set to walk the… Continue Reading “Annihilation by Michael Bosland (Book Review #701)”

Celestina’s Burning by Annemarie Schiavi-Pedersen (Book Review #697)

Celestina’s Burning is a fantasy story about Celestina seeking revenge for the death of her father. The story is set in Florence, Italy, and the year is 1491. A witch killed Celestina’s father, and when a crusade is abrupted to go after the witches,… Continue Reading “Celestina’s Burning by Annemarie Schiavi-Pedersen (Book Review #697)”

Fatal Fondness by Richard Audry (Book Review #696)

Fatal fondness is a historical mystery novel written about Mary MacDougall. The fourth book begins with Mary starting her own detective agency. Her father instructs her to have her older cousin, Jeanette, employed as her secretary, but in reality, she is there to watch… Continue Reading “Fatal Fondness by Richard Audry (Book Review #696)”

Beyond The Moon by Catherine Taylor (Book Review #695)

Beyond the moon is a mixture of first world war literary, historical fiction with a mix of time travel and love story. The story is about Louisa, who is sadly burying her grandfather. The loss hits her badly, and as she drowns in the… Continue Reading “Beyond The Moon by Catherine Taylor (Book Review #695)”