Category Archives: historical fiction

December 12

Book Review: The House of Crow, by John W. Wood

The House of Crow, by John W, Wood is an awesome 5-star read! The book is an historical fiction, filled with action, about a family of warriors, set in the 19th century when a band of Blackfoot Indians attack a group of Irish immigrants. The story is being told to a young man, the only […]

November 16

Book Review: Who was Joseph Pulitzer? by Terrence Crimmins

Who was Joseph Pulitzer? by Terrence Crimmins, is a very interesting read, both from an historical perspective and from the perspective of a man who had a mission in life and who refused to compromise that mission. Most of us have heard of the Pulitzer Prize, the coveted award given out annually to journalists in […]

November 11

Book Review: A Buss from Lafayette, by Dorothea Jensen

A Buss from Lafayette, by Dorothea Jensen, is a delightful historical fiction for younger women. And if you didn’t already know, the word “buss” means kiss. Being a grandmother, I must say that I enjoyed every word of it. It is well-written, entertaining and a wonderful peek into the life of a girl who had […]

November 03

Author Spotlight: Dorothea Jensen, author of A Buss from Lafayette

IWIC: Tell us about you! Dorothea: My name is Dorothea Jensen. I was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and grew up in Chillicothe, Illinois. I majored in English literature at Carleton College and earned an MA in education at the University of New Mexico. I have been an ESL tutor for refugees, taught junior high and […]

September 05

Book Review of Murder by Ghostlight by J.C. Briggs

Murder by Ghostlight, by J.C. Briggs, is an eloquently written suspense murder thriller, in the genre of Sherlock Holmes, but of course, in this case, the story follows the famous writer, Charles Dickens. Although fictional, the author has cleverly entwined Dickens in the plot, where, Dickens finds himself suspected of murder, and in the story […]

August 29

Book review: California Bound by Frank Kelso and John O’Melveny Woods

California Bound, by Frank Kelso and John O’Melveny Woods, is simply great western story-telling. California Bound is gritty, tough and ruthless – the sort of Clint Eastwood style of action in The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, and yet, with the panache, flippant and flirtatious flamboyance of saddle-riding, gun-shooting cowboys who smile at danger […]

June 22

Book Review: John’s Pond by Donna Lynch. “True love cannot be stopped.”

  John’s Pond, by Donna Lynch, is a lovely story of young love and standing up for what is right even if it is unpopular to do so. Inspiring, with complicated relationships and the sweet exploration of true love, it is a well-written book, and truly difficult to put down as the story-line and its […]

June 09

Book Spotlight: “John’s Pond” by Donna Lynch. “A contemporary historical and romance fiction”

The year is 1976: Tobin Horvarth, and his people, the Wampanoag tribe of Massachusetts, are involved in a legal suit wherein they are trying to win back land swindled from them two hundred years prior. One day during the trial, Tobin is captivated by a beautiful white girl seated across the room. She becomes the subject […]

June 09

Book Review: “The Lost Generation” by Erica Marie Hogan. “A WWI historical romance – Inspiring!”

  The Lost Generation, a book by Erica Marie Hogan, starts before the beginning of World War I and continues until around the 1980’s. It is a story about the effects of war on people, and the emotional journeys of three families and how they are connected even though they are from different lands. It is a […]

June 05

Book Giveaway: “The Lost Generation” by Erica Marie Hogan. Click the link to get a copy.

Click HERE to get your copy. Click HERE for more information about The Lost Generation.