Historical

Failure in Philadelphia? By Catherine Jaime (Book Review #287)

Failure in Philadelphia? Is a short historical fiction about Henry. He is a teenager and servant at a boarding house in Philadelphia. As the time rises for the country to come up with a revision of the Articles of Confederation, Henry is asked to learn and to report back to the British Consul of everything he learns about it. Henry is able to do this because the people that stay over where he works are delegators. He becomes a spy, and that []

Leonardo the Florentine by Catherine Jaime (Book Review #286)

Leonardo the Florentine is a historical fiction about the life, travels, and biography of Da Vinci. This book is a representation of an attempt to provide an insightful and educational view of how Leonardo’s life was before he became the famous Da Vinci. After reading the book, there is no doubt in the vast and immense knowledge of the author over the subject matter, however, what did transpire within the content may not have been as informational as it could have been. []

Feast of Chaos (Four Feasts Till Darkness #3) by Christian A. Brown (Book Review #276)

Feast of Chaos is the third book its series. This historical fantasy novel now focuses on the Daughter of Fate, Morigan and her companions. They have to travel to Pandemonia in order to end the Black Queens hunger as she preys on weedy men and wants nothing but destruction. They have to find the queens weakness and Pandemonia is where they can find it. There are several side plots just like the previous two books and the author sums up the finale, []

Feast of Dreams (Four Feasts Till Darkness #2) by Christian A. Brown (Book Review #275)

Feast of Dreams is a historical fantasy book. It is the second book of its series. Brutus has gone mad and has to be stopped. The tale continues with Morigan and the Wolf in the Alabion forest. They pursue trying to save all that is good while the queens of the East and West continue to fight for power. This fantasy novel is nothing short of excellence. The literature is so strong, and the picturesque narrative style of writing seriously overwhelms you []

Feast of Fates (Four Feasts Till Darkness #1) by Christian A. Brown (Book #274)

Feast of fates is a historical fantasy book. It is the first book of its series and focuses on Morigan, a handmaiden to a powerful sorcerer, Thule. Morigan has powers she is unaware of and undergoes a self-discovery journey in this story. When Morigan walks into Caenith, the wolf’s shop, things begin to unravel for this epic story. He introduces her to the powers she beholds and reveals himself to be a werewolf. Geadhain is heading for war. The two mystical brothers, []

Harkworth Hall by L.S. Johnson (Book Review #273)

Harkworth Hall is a late Georgian historical adventure novel that has hints of goth, romance, and thrill embedded into it. The story focuses on the lead heroine, Caroline whom is very smart, adventurous, and is likeable. Her situation in life is The author and underrated.com kindly requested this review, and it is very easy to see how lost and stuck she feels having to marry. There is, however, a twist to this tale and that is what makes the novel very interesting. []