Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg

The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg

Review of The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg Rosenberg has written an outstanding novel that was able to move me to tears, as if I was reading a memoir written by an actual escapee of Auschwitz. The Auschwitz Escape

The Stockholm Octavo by Karen Engelmann

The Stockholm Octavo by Karen Engelmann

Review of The Stockholm Octavo by Karen Engelmann What a shame it took me a year to discover this debut novel from Karen Engelmann. Splendid historical fiction that takes you to on a wild ride of political treachery.  Set during

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe

Review The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe A historical fiction novel with great potential, but fell a little short of my hopes based on the amount of time spent in the present day. Connie, a history graduate

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

Review of Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys             ‘Is it true,’ she said, ‘that England is like a dream? Because one of my friends who married an Englishman wrote and told me so. She said this place

Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier

Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier

Review of Mary Anne by Daphne du Maurier Daphne du Maurier is probably more known for her romance/mystery novels, but has packed a powerful novel in this historical fiction based upon the true life of her great-great-grandmother, Mary Anne Clarke.