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Historical Fiction

Death in Focus (Elena Standish #1) by Anne Perry

death in focus


A disappointing new historical fiction mystery series set in the years before WWII.  Continue reading “Death in Focus (Elena Standish #1) by Anne Perry”

The Twelve-Mile Straight by Eleanor Henderson

2 stars
the twelve mile straight
A disappointing book about prejudice and secrets in the deep south during the 1930’s.

Continue reading “The Twelve-Mile Straight by Eleanor Henderson”

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

where the crawdads sing

4.5 stars

A beautiful coming of age/murder mystery that you won’t want to put down. Continue reading “Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens”

Moon Water by Pam Webber


4.5 stars

I thoroughly enjoyed this historical fiction book. It’s full of heart, and wonder, and a little bit of mystery. It’s an original, fresh story that you won’t want to put down. Continue reading “Moon Water by Pam Webber”

The Address by Fiona Davis

the address

3.5 stars

An enjoyable decent historical fiction. Continue reading “The Address by Fiona Davis”

The Spies of Shilling Lane by Jennifer Ryan

The spies of shilling lane3.5 stars

An enjoyable historic mystery. Continue reading “The Spies of Shilling Lane by Jennifer Ryan”

A Brightness Long Ago by Guy Gavriel Kay

A brightness long ago

4.5 stars

An outstanding historical fiction/fantasy. Continue reading “A Brightness Long Ago by Guy Gavriel Kay”

City of Flickering Light by Juliette Fay

city of flickering light

4 stars

A fun and entertaining fiction set in the early 1920’s. Continue reading “City of Flickering Light by Juliette Fay”

Triple Jeopardy (Daniel Pitt #2) by Anne Perry

triple jeopardy

4 stars

An good second book in an entertaining historical fiction mystery series. No need to read the first book to enjoy this one. Continue reading “Triple Jeopardy (Daniel Pitt #2) by Anne Perry”

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