Tag Archives: historical fiction

Book Review: A Murder Too Soon (A Tudor mystery) by Michael Jecks

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Our recalcitrant near-do-well Jack Blackjack, is ordered by his patron to murder a Lady-in-Waiting to the Lady Elizabeth. A survivor of the rebellion against Queen Mary, Jack is only too happy to leave the confines,  and dangers (in the guise … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Irrationalist (The Tragic Murder of Rene Descartes) by Andrew Pessin

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One of the more important aspects of any historical fiction is that the novel impart some knowledge. The Irrationalist, by Andrew Pessin meets that demand and then some. Written as both a murder mystery, as well as a discourse on … Continue reading

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Book Review: On Copper Street by Chris Nickson

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A thief is killed less than a day after his release form prison. A firebrand socialist is found dead in his room. Acid is thrown on two children in a bakery. So begins the crime thriller  On Copper Street, By Chris … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Chiron Confession by Thomas Greanias

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If you love all things Ancient Rome, and are simultaneously drawn to the historical account of the birth of Christianity, The Chiron Confession, by Thomas Greanias, is for you. The reader is brought into  this dangerous time period of double … Continue reading

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Book Review: Clash of Spheres by P.F. Chisholm

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Based upon real events and real people, the latest by P.F. Chisholm is a wonderful addition to the reading lists of anyone who enjoys historical fiction, political machinations, espionage, and murder mysteries.  Using the actual diaries of Sir Robert Carey, … Continue reading

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