Tag: Historical Fiction

Review: The Ambassador’s Daughter by Pam Jenoff

Review: The Ambassador’s Daughter by Pam Jenoff

Holly‘s review of The Ambassador’s Daughter by Pam Jenoff Paris, 1919.The world’s leaders have gathered to rebuild from the ashes of the Great War. But for one woman, the City of Light harbors dark secrets and dangerous liaisons, for which many could pay dearly. Brought to the peace conference by her father, a German diplomat, […]

Guest Review: Lily of the Nile by Stephanie Dray

Guest Review: Lily of the Nile by Stephanie Dray

Ames’ review of Lily Of the Nile by Stephanie Dray. With her parents dead, the daughter of Cleopatra and Mark Antony is left at the mercy of her Roman captors. Heir to one empire and prisoner of another, it falls to Princess Selene to save her brothers and reclaim what is rightfully hers… In the […]

Guest Review: The Countess and the King by Susan Holloway Scott

Guest Review: The Countess and the King by Susan Holloway Scott

Ames’ review of The Countess and the King by Susan Holloway Scott. Katherine Sedley lived by her own rules and loved who she pleased- until she became the infamous mistress of King James II… London, 1675: Born to wealth and privilege, Katherine is introduced to the decadent court of King Charles II, and quickly becomes […]

Guest Review: The Wild Rose by Jennifer Donnelly

Guest Review: The Wild Rose by Jennifer Donnelly

Ames’ review of The Wild Rose by Jennifer Donnelly. The vast multi-generational epic that began with The Tea Rose and continued with The Winter Rose now reaches its dramatic conclusion in The Wild Rose. London, 1914. World War I is looming on the horizon, women are fighting for the right to vote, and global explorers […]

Guest Review: The Secret of the Glass by Donna Russo Morin

Guest Review: The Secret of the Glass by Donna Russo Morin

Judith‘s review of The Secret of the Glass by Donna Russo Morin At the dawn of the 17th Century, the glassmakers of Murano are revered as master artisans, enjoying privileges far beyond their station, but they are forced to live in virtual imprisonment, contained by the greedy Venetian government who fears other countries will learn […]