Tag Archives: historical fiction

Review: Citadels of Fire by L.K. Hill

I got a complimentary ARC of this novel from the publisher – thank you very much! That fact of course didn’t influence my opinion in any way. Synopsis (from Amazon.com) : In a world where danger hides in plain sight … Continue reading

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Review: Mistress of Fortune by Holly West

I got a complimentary copy of this novel from the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you very much! That fact, of course, didn’t influence my opinion in any way. Synopsis: Lady Isabel Wilde, a mistress to … Continue reading

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Review: The Unlikely Spy by Daniel Silva

Synopsis: “In wartime,” Winston Churchill wrote, “truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.” For Britain’s counterintelligence operations, this meant finding the unlikeliest agent imaginable-a history professor named Alfred Vicary, handpicked by Churchill … Continue reading

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Historical fiction – why I still like and read it (and most probably will continue to do so)

So far I’ve written several essays explaining why I don’t like certain genres. I think it’s high time I wrote something about genres I actually like. 😉 I called my Internet persona ‘Anachronist’ for a reason. I can safely state … Continue reading

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Review: Dance the Moon Down by R.L. Bartram

I got a complimentary copy of this novel from the author in exchange for an honest review – thank you very much! That fact, of course, didn’t influence my opinion in any way. Synopsis: In 1910, no one believed there … Continue reading

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Review: The Emperor’s Second Wife (The Rise of The Aztecs Series, book 3 ) by Zoe Saadia

I got a complimentary copy of this novel from the author in exchange for an honest review. It didn’t influence my opinion in any way although I am very happy to say I count Zoe Saadia among my Internet friends … Continue reading

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