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Here you’ll find our fiction reviews listed by genre, and then alphabetically by author. On this page are Historical book reviews.

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Book Reviews

Books are listed alphabetically by author. All the reviews on this page are Historical books, you can use the drop down menu below to filter through to find a more specific type of book you’re after.

Chinua Achebe – Things Fall Apart

September 17, 2018

Elliot Ackerman – Dark at the Crossing

November 19, 2017

Nick Alexander – The Photographer’s Wife

November 21, 2015

Monica Ali – Untold Story

November 20, 2015

Kim van Alkemade – Orphan #8

December 30, 2015

Isabel Allende – In the Midst of Winter

December 12, 2017

Isabel Allende – Eva Luna

October 4, 2015

Eric Ambler – Cause for Alarm

March 5, 2018

Kent Anderson – Green Sun

April 20, 2018

Nadeem Aslam – The Golden Legend

July 15, 2017

Kate Atkinson – A God in Ruins

October 3, 2015

Margaret Atwood – Alias Grace

March 28, 2018

Jean M. Auel – Clan of the Cave Bear

October 4, 2015

Jane Austen – Pride and Prejudice

April 5, 2016

Sejal Badani – Trail of Broken Wings

November 21, 2015

Adam Baker – Terminus

October 3, 2015

Christina Baker Kline – Orphan Train

October 3, 2015

Robert T. Bakker – Raptor Red

December 22, 2015

David Baldacci – Wish you Well

October 4, 2015

Carlene Bauer – Frances and Bernard

August 3, 2016

Aimee Bender – The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

January 16, 2018

Lou Berney – November Road

September 29, 2018

Louis de Bernieres – Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

January 27, 2016

Jo Bloom – Ridley Road

October 4, 2015

Joseph Boyden – The Orenda

October 4, 2015

John Boyne – The Hearts Invisible Furies

November 28, 2017

John Boyne – A History of Loneliness

April 21, 2017

Anne Brontë – The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

June 22, 2016

Emily Bronte – Wuthering Heights

October 2, 2015

Dan Brown – Inferno

August 5, 2017

Taylor Brown – God’s of Howl Mountain

May 17, 2018

Peter Carey – A Long Way From Home

April 20, 2018

James Carroll – The Cloister

May 22, 2018

Alison Case – Nelly Dean

February 25, 2016

Elaine Castillo – America is Not the Heart

July 13, 2018

Emma Chapman – The Last Photograph

November 22, 2016

Agatha Christie – Death on the Nile

October 15, 2017

Tom Clancy – Red Storm Rising

May 6, 2017

Amanda Coplin – The Orchardist

November 21, 2015

Bernard Cornwell – Fools and Mortals

March 4, 2018

Ralph Cotton – Dead Man’s Canyon.

October 2, 2015

Catherine Coulter – The Penwyth Curse

October 4, 2015

Clive Cussler – Pacific Vortex.

October 1, 2015

G. W. Dahlquist – The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters

October 3, 2015

G. W. Dahlquist – The Dark Volume

October 3, 2015

Liza Dalby – The Tale of Murasaki

April 30, 2017

G.S. Denning – Warlock Holmes: A Study in Brimstone

June 24, 2017

Tatiana De Rosnay – Sarah’s Key

April 25, 2016

Athol Dickson – River Rising

October 4, 2015

Anthony Doerr – All the Light We Cannot See

January 15, 2016

Robert Dugoni – The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell

August 15, 2018

Alexandre Dumas – The Count of Monte Cristo

October 3, 2015

Jennifer Egan – Manhattan Beach

November 5, 2017

James Ellroy – Perfidia

November 20, 2015

Ben Elton – Two Brothers

December 2, 2015

Ben Elton – Time and Time Again

April 24, 2016

Nathan Englander – Dinner at the Centre of the Earth

October 14, 2017

Louise Erdrich – The Round House

November 20, 2015

Sebastian Faulks – Paris Echo

October 2, 2018

Ken Follett – Triple

November 18, 2017

Ken Follett – The Pillars of the Earth

August 30, 2017

Ken Follett – A Column of Fire

March 1, 2018

Ken Follett – The Man from St Petersburg

August 6, 2017

Ken Follett – Eye of the Needle

October 15, 2017

Ken Follett – A Place Called Freedom

October 14, 2017

Ken Follett – Fall of Giants

March 1, 2018

E.M. Forster – Maurice

March 18, 2018

Ariana Franklin – Grave Goods

October 4, 2015

Charles Frazier – Varina

May 23, 2018

Stephen Fry – Mythos

December 2, 2017

Diana Gabaldon – Dragonfly in Amber

March 31, 2016

Diana Gabaldon – Outlander

March 19, 2016

Antara Ganguli – Tanya Tania

December 31, 2016

William Gay – The Lost Country

September 20, 2018

Arthur Golden – Memoirs of a Geisha

October 4, 2015

George and Weedon Grossmith – The Diary of a Nobody

August 30, 2017

T. Greenwood – Rust and Stardust

October 2, 2018

Philippa Gregory – The Last Tudor

February 22, 2018

Iona Grey – Letters to the Lost

October 4, 2015

Robert Goolrick – A Dying of the light

August 16, 2018

Sara Gruen – Water for Elephants

January 5, 2017

Matt Haig – How to Stop Time

May 10, 2018

Kristin Hannah – The Nightingale

March 27, 2016

Kristin Hannah – The Great Alone

March 18, 2018

Tessa Harris – Anatomist’s Apprentice

October 4, 2015

Sven Hassel – Monte Cassino

October 4, 2015

Stark Holborn – Nunslinger.

October 2, 2015

Anna Hope – The Ballroom

March 11, 2016

Anthony Horowitz – House of Silk

November 20, 2015

Anthony Horowitz – Moriarty

November 20, 2015

Khaled Hosseini – A Thousand Splendid Suns

October 3, 2015

Khaled Hosseini – The Kite Runner

October 3, 2015

Paul Howarth – Only Killers and Thieves

April 10, 2018

Lucy Hughes-Hallett – Peculiar Ground

May 31, 2018

Sheila Hunter – The Heather to The Hawkesbury

March 8, 2016

Eowyn Ivey – To the Bright Edge of the World

January 6, 2017

Eowyn Ivey – The Snow Child

August 5, 2016

Kirthi Jayakumar – The Doodler of Dimashq

February 26, 2018

Pam Jenoff – The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach

October 4, 2015

Jonas Jonasson – The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

October 3, 2015