Tag Archive: historical fiction

Winter Sisters by Tim Westover

Book Review: Winter Sisters by Tim Westover

April 10, 2020 8:30 am By Leave your thoughts

Winter Sisters, Tim Westover, QW Publishers - Author Tim Westover weaves an illuminating tall tale about ancient vs. modern medicine in his novel, “Winter Sisters.” The story begins in the early 1800s with the arrival of Audrey Waycross fresh out of medical school.

Book Review: The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis

March 30, 2020 3:10 pm By Leave your thoughts

The Lions of Fifth Avenue , Fiona Davis, Penguin Random House - Fiona Davis, known for factual research into New York’s landmarks in her historical fiction novels, has again produced a first-class tale. “The Lions of Fifth Avenue” is a suspenseful drama centered on the New York Public Library and its Berg Collection, stocked with American and English rare books and artifacts. 

This Terrible Beauty by Katrin Schauman

This Terrible Beauty by Katrin Schuman

January 10, 2020 9:04 am By Leave your thoughts

This Terrible Beauty, Katrin Schuman, Lake Union Publishing - Suspense seeps through each page of Katrin Schumann’s historical fiction novel, “The Terrible Beauty.” Her evocative characters maneuver through a grim life on the German island of Rügen during Hitler’s regime ...

Chelsea Girls by Fiona Davis

Chelsea Girls by Fiona Davis

April 17, 2019 7:47 am By Leave your thoughts

Chelsea Girls, Fiona Davis, Random House - The historical novel, “Chelsea Girls,” verifies the old adage that history repeats itself. Fiona Davis’ drama unfolds during McCarthyism when entertainers living in the New York Chelsea Hotel were without evidence targeted for subversive practice and blacklisted as “communists” and “socialists.”