Tag Archives: historical fiction

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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Under A Painted Sky – Should Historical Novels Use Racial Slurs Which Are Accurate For The Time Period?

Book Review : Under A Painted Sky By Stacey Lee Spoiler Alert! Summary Missouri, 1849: Samantha dreams of moving back to New York to be a professional musician—not an easy thing if you’re a girl, and harder still if you’re Chinese. But … Continue reading

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Lady Cop Makes Trouble – Is The Trouble For The Criminals Or The Police?

Book Review : Lady Cop Makes Trouble A Kopp Sisters Novel By Amy Stewart Spoiler Alert! Summary After besting (and arresting) a ruthless silk factory owner and his gang of thugs in Girl Waits with Gun, Constance Kopp became one of the … Continue reading

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The Earl’s London Bride – What Do You Get With A Free Romance On Kindle?

Book Review : The Earl’s London Bride The Chase Brides By Lauren Royal and Devon Royal Kindle Edition Spoiler Alert! Summary The Earl’s London Bride” is the SWEET & CLEAN ROMANCE edition of “Amethyst” by Lauren Royal. London, 1666: Amethyst … Continue reading

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