Posted in 20th Century Reviews WWII

review: In Farleigh Field

In Farleigh Field by Rhys Bowen BOOK DESCRIPTION: “World War II comes to Farleigh Place, the ancestral home of Lord…

Posted in Austen Reviews

review: The Pursuit of Mary Bennet

The Pursuit of Mary Bennet by Pamela Mingle This full-length Austen continuation takes place a few years after the elder…

Posted in 20th Century Reviews

review: Bride of Pendorric

Bride of Pendorric by Victoria Holt Nineteen-year-old Favel Farrington has lived most of her life with her parents on the…

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review: A Twist of Fate & Forgiving Mr. Darcy

Just a fair warning—these reviews contain spoilers. It’s impossible to evaluate these short stories without discussing their strengths and inadequacies,…

Posted in 18th Century French Revolution Reviews

review: The Enemies of Versailles

The Enemies of Versailles by Sally Christie The Sisters of Versailles (my review) The Rivals of Versailles (my review) The…

Posted in America American Revolution Non-Fiction Reviews

review: Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America

Alexander Hamilton: The Making of America by Teri Kanefield Alexander Hamilton is much in the news lately, particularly with the…

Posted in 19th Century Iceland Reviews

review: Burial Rites

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent This story opens on a small family farm in Northern Iceland with two sisters receiving…

Posted in 20th Century America Depression Era Reviews

review: A Wilder Rose

A Wilder Rose by Susan Wittig Albert Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie series has been a staple…

Posted in 20th Century Cold War Reviews

review: West of the Wall

West of the Wall by Marcia Preston The year after the Berlin Wall was constructed, Trudy Hulst and her family…

Posted in 20th Century Giveaways Reviews

review & giveaway: The Chosen Maiden

The Chosen Maiden by Eva Stachniak Author’s Website COMMENT TO ENTER GIVEAWAY. US/CANADA RESIDENTS ONLY. Chronicling the years 1894 to…

Posted in 20th Century Reviews Time Travel

review: One Way or Another

One Way or Another The Snipesville Chronicles, Book 4 by Annette Laing The conclusion to Annette Laing’s time-travel young adult…

Posted in 20th Century Reviews

review: Sleeping Above Chaos

Sleeping Above Chaos by Ann Hite A Black Mountain Novel Set in North Carolina in the 1940’s and 50’s, this…