Tag Archives: historical fiction

Cover Reveal for Jennifer A. Nielsen’s Next Big Book

Here’s our first ever cover reveal! Are you on the edge of your seat for Jennifer A. Nielsen’s next book? (You should be, it looks very exciting.) Here’s how you play: Answer the trivia question in the comments section. (I’ll … Continue reading

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Words on Fire – The Impossible Choices of War

Words on Fire By Jennifer A Nielsen Spoiler Alert!   Summary Danger is never far from Audra’s family farm in Lithuania. She always avoids the occupying Russian Cossack soldiers, who insist that everyone must become Russian — they have banned … Continue reading

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Resistance – Little Known Events of WWII

Resistance By Jennifer A Nielsen Spoiler Alert!   Summary Chaya Lindner is a teenager living in Nazi-occupied Poland. Simply being Jewish places her in danger of being killed or sent to the camps. After her little sister is taken away, … Continue reading

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The Court of Miracles – Are You Ready To Be Swept Away? Revolution is Bubbling in France, Revisiting the Days of Jean Valjean.

The Court of Miracles By Kester Grant Spoiler Alert!   Summary Les Misérables meets Six of Crows in this page-turning adventure as a young thief finds herself going head to head with leaders of Paris’s criminal underground in the wake of the French … Continue reading

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The Philosopher’s Flight – Can Man Really Fly?

Book Review : The Philosopher’s Flight By Tom Miller Spoiler Alert! Summary A thrilling debut from ER doctor turned novelist Tom Miller, The Philosopher’s Flight is an epic historical fantasy set in a World-War-I-era America where magic and science have blended … Continue reading

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Bride of a Distant Isle – Does It Remind You of a Classic Gothic Novel?

Book Review : Bride of a Distant Isle Daughters of Hampshire By Sandra Byrd Spoiler Alert! Summary Miss Annabel Ashton is a teacher at the Rogers School for Young Ladies in Winchester when she takes a brief visit to her family … Continue reading

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The Lost Book Of The Grail – Why Do We Seek After King Arthur and The Holy Grail?

Book Review: The Lost Book Of The Grail By Charlie Lovett Spoiler Alert! Summary Arthur Prescott is happiest when surrounded by the ancient books and manuscripts of the Barchester Cathedral library. Increasingly, he feels like a fish out of water among … Continue reading

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Death Comes To Pemberley – Please Just Kill Me Now

Book Review : Death Comes To Pemberley By P.D. James Spoiler Alert! Summary The world is classic Jane Austen. The mystery is vintage P.D. James. The year is 1803, and Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet have been married for six years. There … Continue reading

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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell -What Would It Be Like If England Had Magic?

Book Review : Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell By Susanna Clarke Spoiler Alert! Summary Two magicians shall appear in England. The first shall fear me; the second shall long to behold me… The year is 1806. England is beleaguered by the long … Continue reading

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“Outrun The Moon” – The Value Of An Education

Book Review : Outrun The Moon By Stacey Lee Spoiler Alert! Summary San Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty in Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls is her best hope. Although St. … Continue reading

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