Category: Historical

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

INTO THE UNBOUNDED NIGHT by Mitchell Kaplan (Book Review #682)

Into the unbounded night is a story set in the first century. The tale revolves around five companions and their struggles surviving the Roman era. The doomed angel, a young woman, a sole survivor of a sacked village, a Roman general are just a…

KAZUCHIYO: Battle for Two Bridges by Melanie Schoen (Book Review #690)

Kazuchiyo is a historical fantasy fiction novel written about a samurai named The Red Dragon and his son, Kazuchiyo. He loses his son to his rivals and Kazuchiyo is raised by the enemy. He learns the arts of war in an unfamiliar land and…

The Glass Bulldog by Alison Huntingford (Book Review #682)

The glass bulldog is a historical fiction about Tom. The story is set in 1833 after Tom has lost his sister and is struggling to make ends meet. A simple mistake costs him time in prison, and once he is free, Tom ends up…

Let’s Pretend: A Tale of Mind, Imagination, and Healing by Christian Hageseth III (Book Review #681)

Let’s pretend is a paranormal fiction story. It is about a sixty-three-year-old man who has Parkinson’s disease. Peter is not only dealing with this situation, but he is also bankrupt, lonely, and struggling to survive with all the loss in his life.