Archive for the ‘Historical Fiction’ Category

Book Review: Munich: The Man Who Said No! by David Laws

I enjoyed this book very much, it is smart, fast, and entertaining.

Book Review: Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones

About: Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones is a fictional book taking place in 1300s Spain, Barcelona to be more accurate. The book was published in 2006 and has been translated by Nick Caistor. 611 pages Publisher: Penguin Group Language: English ISBN-10: 0525950486 My rating for Cathedral of the Sea– 5 Buy Cathedral of the Sea from Amazon.com* More Books […]

Book Review: The Silver Music Box by Mina Baites

Ms. Baites created an interesting narrative, combining it with informative information and fascinating characters

Book Review: The Honest Spy by Andreas Kollender

About: The Honest Spy by Andreas Kollender (translated by Steve Anderson) is a historical fiction book about a German clerk spying for the USA. This is a fictionalized account of Fritz Kolbe, one of the most important resources the allies had during that time. 368 pages Publisher: AmazonCrossing Language: English ISBN-10: 1542045002 My rat­ing for The Honest Spy  […]

Book Review: Unspeakable by Dilys Rose

“The preachers who were the poor boy’s murderers crowded round him at the gallows, and… insulted heaven with prayers more blasphemous than anything he had uttered.”
– Sir Thomas James Babington Macaulay, Baron of Rothley

Book Review: Family of Warriors by Ed Devos

This is a fine book for the reader who wants to know how global events shaped the lives of individuals during the war.

Book Review: A Chain of Thunder (Civil War: 1861-1865, Western Theater #2) by Jeff Shaara

The research in this book, as with the author’s other books, demands special recognition. While the book is condensed, almost like a history book, it is very readable and interesting.

Book Review: Airborne by Robert Radcliffe

I truly enjoyed this book and was sad it ended, I learned a few things

Book Review: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

I did find the whole story of the orphan train itself, fascinating and engaging.

Book Review: The King of Vinland’s Saga by Stuart W. Mirsky

This rich adventure novel has memorable characters and an epic story.

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