Category Archives: historical

January 17

Book review: The Cruel Romance: A Novel of Love and War, by Marina Osipova

The Cruel Romance: A Novel of Love and War, by Marina Osipova, is an excellently written story that draws the reader through every page of this bitter love story, set in World War II and post-war Russia.  It is the dramatic and realistic rendering of one young girl’s journey, through German occupation, to post-war trauma […]

December 19

Author Spotlight: Donna Russo Morin, author of Portrait of a Conspiracy, Da Vinci’s Disciples Trilogy (Book One)

IWIC: Tell us about yourself… Donna: I’m an internationally published, award-winning author of six (soon to be seven) multi-award-winning historical novels. My passion for the written word began when I was a child, took on a feminist edge as I grew through the sixties, and blossomed into a distinctive style of action-filled historical fiction at […]

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 […]

September 09

Book Review of Together They Overcame by Juliet C.B. Aharoni

    Together They Overcame, by Juliet C.B. Aharoni, is a beautiful and inspirational love story. The book moves along at a good pace, with interesting characters and a totally enjoyable tale. Throw in cultural and gender differences, many hardships along the way which test and challenge them and their love, and you have a […]

September 04

Author Spotlight on J.C. Briggs – author of Murder by Ghostlight

IWIC:  Tell us about yourself? I used to teach English and English Literature at a boarding school in England. Before that I lived in Hong Kong and taught there, where I also took part in a TV puppet show, playing the part of Violet the Vulture! I now live in a cottage by a river […]

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 08

Author Spotlight: Donna Lynch, author of “John’s Pond”.

Tell us about yourself, Donna… Donna: A woman of many passions, I am, without doubt, an innate ‘Writer’. An author, poet and a song lyricist. I began writing several moons ago, when I was a kid. A very shy child, I found an alternative way to communicate. First it was letters and poetry. I also […]

May 23

Feature Book News: “Surviving the Fatherland” by Annette Oppenlander wins a National Indie Excellence Award!

11th ANNUAL NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE® AWARDS ANNOUNCED Local Author receives national recognition from the 11th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards! Los Angeles: — The 11th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards recognized ‘Surviving the Fatherland: A True Coming-of-age Love Story Set in WWII Germany’ by Annette Oppenlander in the category of ‘Faction’ as a winner in […]

May 06

IWIC Book Review: BETRAYED – by Carole McEntee-Taylor, “A WWII historical romance thriller with twists, turns and intrigue!”

BETRAYED – an historical WWII romance thriller by Carole McEntee-Taylor, is a story that grips you, with lots of twists and turns and intrigue. A lucid and brutal rendering about the horrors of war, racism and hatred where the only light that truly shines is the humanity and love of those who refuse to compromise […]