Historical

“Stalking the Shadows” by BJ Edwards (Book Review #246)

[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of “Stalking the Shadows” by BJ Edwards] Stalking the Shadows is a complex historical fantasy story set around 12,000 years ago in megalithic Britain. The climate is harsh and fear lives amongst the Neandethals, one of the last surviving clans. As the story begins, it is clear that there is a rivalry between the homo Neanderthals and the Homo Sapiens. Hamek, is the chief of the Homo Sapiens. Hamek’s son, Dimek, is injured on a hunt []

War of Rain by H.W. Vivian (Book Review #223)

This review was kindly requested by H.W. Vivian War of Rain is a young adult fantasy novel written about a girl named Miri. Earth has moved closer to the sun causing geographical problems. The sky is no longer blue and the ground is dusty. Earth’s recourses have been reduced and barely anything can be grown to eat. Rain is a hot commodity. Miri and the people of her village pray to the God, Kalono in order to receive rain and then exchange []

The Goddess by H.W. Vivian (Book Review #225)

This review was kindly requested by H.W. Vivian The Goddess is a young adult novel written about Clara and her two brothers. She accidentally causes trouble which then leads to a war. The book is similar, in some aspects to War of Rain but this time the Stratos is allied with purists, which are like hippies, and the ice clan. Clara and her brothers have a secret and no one should find out. At the same time, a woman comes out of a []

Canada by William D. Willis (Book Review #250)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. Canada is a non-fiction history book about the history of this wonderful country. It is a short book covering the basics from the aboriginals, Vikings, British and French colonization, places and events that make what Canada is today. What I enjoyed most about this short book is that the content covers what Canada’s influence is in the world today. The extent of the influence is affected by the country’s economic, military power and []

Destitutio Quod Remissio by Beau Armstrong (Book Review #214)

Destitutio Quod Remissio by Beau Armstrong Destitutio Quod Remissio is a historical fiction written about a good Christian named, Marcus. The story is set in the 4th Century where faith is a secret and those exposed get to lose everything. As it happens, Marcus is betrayed and his faith is uncovered, followed by him losing his wife and unborn child. As Marcus seeks refuge, finding Benjamin Truvia, the leader of the hidden church, he also discovers who was behind the betrayal. He []

Chocolate for Lilly by Caroline Clemens (Book Review #421)

Chocolate for Lilly is a historical fiction set in the 1920’s. It is the first book of its series, and the story revolves around Lilly and Robert. Lilly is looking for the long-lost sister she never knew she had and Robert, her childhood friend, has just graduated from college. They board a train pretending to be married and set on this adventure of a journey pursuing their goal. Emmaline and Lilly are two loving sisters that happen to shape this story to []