Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

BOOK REVIEW: An Affair at Stonecliffe by Candace Camp

Rating Title: An Affair at StonecliffeAuthor: Candace CampPublication: May 24, 2022Publisher: HQN BooksGenre: Historical FictionPages: 356 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author’s Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Noelle Rutherford will never be accepted by the London ton. Her late husband, Adam—a free-spirited aristocrat with bohemian tendencies—married her for love, much to the …

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BOOK REVIEW: Mrs. England by Stacey Halls

Rating Title: Mrs. EnglandAuthor: Stacey HallsPublication: April 12, 2022Publisher: MIRAGenre: Historical FictionPages: 329 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author’s Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads: West Yorkshire, 1904. When newly graduated nurse Ruby May takes a position looking after the children of Charles and Lilian England, a wealthy couple from a powerful …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Silent Unseen by Amanda McCrina

Rating Title: The Silent UnseenAuthor: Amanda McCrinaPublication: April 5, 2022Publisher: Farrar, Straus and GirouxGenre: YA Fiction, Historical FictionPages: 320 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Poland, July 1944. Sixteen-year-old Maria is making her way home after years of forced labor in Nazi Germany, only to find her village destroyed and her …

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BOOK REVIEW: Last Duke Standing by Julia London

Rating Title: Last Duke StandingAuthor: Julia LondonPublication: February 22, 2022Publisher: HQN BooksGenre: Historical FictionPages: 404 Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author’s Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) When Crown Princess Justine of Wesloria is sent to England to learn the ropes of royalty, she falls under the tutelage of none other than …

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BOOK REVIEW: Sisters of the Great War by Suzanne Feldman

Title: Sisters of the Great WarAuthor: Suzanne FeldmanPublication: October 26, 2021Publisher: MiraGenre: Historical Fiction, RomancePages: 400 Links: Featured “Hometown” Bookstore – Lowry’s Books – NEW Featured “Hometown” Bookstore – Lowry’s Books – USED Amazon Barnes and Noble Goodreads Author Website SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) August 1914. While Europe enters a brutal …

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BOOK REVIEW: Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr

Title: Cloud Cuckoo LandAuthor: Anthony DoerrPublication: September 28, 2021Publisher: Scribner (Simon & Schuster)Genre: Historical Fiction & FantasyPages: 637 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Thirteen-year-old Anna, an orphan, lives inside the formidable walls of Constantinople in a house of women who make their living embroidering the robes of priests. Restless, insatiably curious, Anna …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Bookseller’s Secret by Michelle Gable

Title: The Bookseller’s SecretAuthor: Michelle GablePublication: August 17, 2021Publisher: Graydon HouseGenre: Biographical Fiction, Historical FictionPages: 309 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) In 1942, London, Nancy Mitford is worried about more than air raids and German spies. Still recovering from a devastating loss, the once sparkling Bright Young Thing is estranged from her …

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BOOK REVIEW: Radar Girls by Sara Ackerman

Title: Radar GirlsAuthor: Sara AckermanPublication: July 27, 2021Publisher: MIRAGenre: Historical FictionPages: 368 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) Daisy Wilder prefers the company of horses to people, bare feet and salt water to high heels and society parties. Then, in the dizzying aftermath of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Daisy enlists in a …

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BOOK REVIEW: The Forest of Vanishing Stars by Kristin Harmel

Title: The Forest of Vanishing StarsAuthor: Kristin HarmelPublication: July 6, 2021Publisher: Gallery BooksGenre: Historical FictionPages: 384 SYNOPSIS: (From Goodreads) After being stolen from her wealthy German parents and raised in the unforgiving wilderness of eastern Europe, a young woman finds herself alone in 1941 after her kidnapper dies. Her solitary …

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