Category Historical Fiction

Angel's Assassin

Book Review: Angel’s Assassin by Laurel O’Donnell

Review: Angel’s Assassin Series: — Author: Laurel O’Donnell Genre: Historical Fiction / Romance Release Date: Published June 28th 2012 by ODONNELL BOOKS Rating: 4.5/5 Synopsis: Damien is an assassin, a man with no home and a tortured past. Sold into slavery as a young boy, he is trained to kill with cold calculation, without remorse. […]

Book Review: The Burning of Isobel Key by Jen McConnel

Book Review: The Burning of Isobel Key by Jen McConnel

Review: The Burning of Isobel Key Series: — Author: Jen McConnel No of Pages: 288 Release Date: Published September 14th 2012 by BrightFish Press Synopsis: Lou is in the middle of a quarter-life crisis. Ever since college, she’s lacked direction, working as a clerk in a local bookstore. But when she quits her job just […]

Book Review: Flesh by Khanh Ha

Giveaway & Book Review: Flesh by Khanh Ha

Review: Flesh Series: — Author: Khanh Ha No of Pages: 368 Release Date: Published June 15th 2012 by Black Heron Synopsis: The setting is Tonkin (northern Vietnam) at the turn of the 20th century. A boy, Tai, witnesses the beheading of his father, a notorious bandit, and sets out to recover his head and then […]

Book Review: Generosity of Strangers by Thomas E. Antonaccio

Book Review: The Generosity of Strangers by Thomas E. Antonaccio

Review: The Generosity of Strangers Series: — Author: Thomas E. Antonaccio No of Pages: Kindle Release Date: Published September 2012 Synopsis: “The Generosity of Strangers: When War Came to Fornelli is written in first person, free verse, and consists of a series of vignettes chronicling the real life experiences of a young girl and her […]

Frozen

Book Review: Frozen by Mary Casanova

Review: Frozen Series: — Author: Mary Casanova No of Pages: 264 Expected Publication: September 1, 2012 Arc Received for review by University of Minnesota Press Get the book at Amazon Synopsis: Sixteen-year-old Sadie Rose hasn’t said a word in eleven years-ever since the day she was found lying in a snowbank during a howling storm. […]

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Book Review: Dangerous to Know by Tasha Alexander

Review: Dangerous to Know Series: Halo Series Author: Tasha Alexander No of Pages: 306 Release Date: October 26, 2010 Synopsis: Set in the lush countryside of Normandy, France, this new novel of suspense featuring Lady Emily Hargreaves is filled with intrigue, romance, mysterious deaths, and madness. Returning from her honeymoon with Colin Hargreaves and a […]

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Book Review : Dante’s Inferno by Dante Alighieri

Review: The Inferno Series: The Divine Comedy Author: Dante Alighieri No of Pages: 370 Release Date: 1314     Inferno opens on the evening of Good Friday in the year 1300. Traveling through a dark wood, Dante Alighieri has lost his path and now wanders fearfully through the forest. The sun shines down on a […]

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Book Review: Countess, A novel of Elizabeth Bathory by Rebecca Johns

Review: Countess, A novel of Elizabeth Bathory Series: — Author: Rebecca Johns No of Pages: 284 Release Date: October 12th 2010 Was the “Blood Countess” history’s first and perhaps worst female serial killer? Or did her accusers create a violent fiction in order to remove this beautiful, intelligent, ambitious foe from the male-dominated world of […]

Book Review: Dracula by Bram Stoker

Book Review: Dracula by Bram Stoker

Review: Dracula Series: — Author: Bram Stoker No of Pages: 488 Release Date: December 19th 1997 Recently I decided I had been a fan of vampires my entire life, it was time to read about them from the master! Little did I know that, although very well written, Dracula is a bit slow. What was […]