Genre: Historical

Book Review: The Yard (The Murder Squad #1) by Alex Grecian

Book Review: The Yard (The Murder Squad #1) by Alex Grecian

Alex Grecian’s The Yard tells the story of the twelve detectives of Scotland Yard known as “The Murder Squad.” The novel picks up on the heels of Jack the Ripper’s reign of terror over the London streets. In the wake of those heinous and infamous crimes, citizen moral is as low as their faith in […]

Book Review: Shadow of Night (All Souls Trilogy Book #2)

Book Review: Shadow of Night (All Souls Trilogy Book #2)

The second book in Deborah Harkness’ All Souls Trilogy is titled, Shadow of Night. The book picks up where A Discovery of Witches left off with Diana and Matthew traveling back in time to 1590. Hoping to get their hands on the manuscript before its been spelled, the lovers soon discover that the past may […]

Book Review: The Space Between (An Outlander Novella) by Diana Gabaldon

Book Review: The Space Between (An Outlander Novella) by Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon’s novella, The Space Between, takes place between books 7 and 8 in the Outlander series, An Echo in the Bone and Written in My Own Heart’s Blood. While this story doesn’t feature Jaime and Claire Fraser, it does feature the villainous Comte St. Germaine last seen in the third book, Dragonfly in Amber, […]

Book Review: The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

Book Review: The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

I haven’t been actively participating in the 2014 Historical Fiction Challenge as much as I originally planned, so I was excited when Kathleen Grissom’s The Kitchen House came my way. This novel takes place in the 1700’s, and tells the story of two women, Lavinia and Belle, from the two women’s point of views. Lavinia is […]