Posts tagged with ‘historical fiction’

  • “Heart of War” by C.L. Foster & E.R. Rada Book Review

    By Ruth on July 8, 2014
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    Heart of War by C.L. Foster My rating: 5 of 5 stars Rarely do I read books from this historical period, and so this was a bit of a stretch outside of my comfort zone. Oftentimes when I take a risk, I am rewarded, and this was the case several times over! This is the absolute perfect historical romance. Completely […]
  • Pump Up Your Book: “The Amazing Legacy of James E. Hanger” by Robert J. O’Connor Book Review

    By Ruth on June 26, 2014
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    Title: The Amazing Legacy of James E. Hanger, Civil War Soldier Author: Robert J. O’Connor Publisher: Infinity Publishing Pages: 298 Genre: Historical Fiction Format: Paperback Purchase at AMAZON James E. Hanger was wounded at Philippi, Virginia on June 3, 1861 and became the first amputee of the American Civil War. He hated the Yankee peg leg his Union doctor gave […]
  • “Miss Armistead Makes Her Choice” by Heidi Ashworth Book Review

    By Ruth on May 23, 2014
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    Be sure to find out more about the book and enter the giveaway here. Miss Armistead Makes Her Choice by Heidi Ashworth My rating: 5 of 5 stars From the first page of this romance, I was completely smitten. This is a completely clean historical romance, and the story is simple but well-written. Although the ending is assured, the author […]
  • Prism Book Tours: “Miss Armistead Makes Her Choice” by Heidi Ashworth Book Tour/Giveaway (Ends 6/2) U.S. and More

    By Ruth on May 21, 2014
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    A themed tour with Prism Book Tours   Welcome to my tour stop for THE ROSE GARDEN TOUR forMiss Armistead Makes Her Choiceby Heidi Ashworth Roses in the Miss Delacourt Series It all begins when the Dowager Duchess of Marcross sends her grandson, Sir Anthony Crenshaw, to accompany her niece, Miss Ginny Delacourt, to their country estate to check on […]
  • “A Sensible Arrangement” by Tracie Peterson Book Review

    By Ruth on April 30, 2014
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    A Lone Star Brides book. Marty Dandridge Olson is ready to leave behind the pain of the past. Answering an advertisement for a “Lone Star bride,” she leaves her Texas ranch and heads to Denver to marry a man she doesn’t know. Jake Wythe is the man waiting for her. Burned by love, he marries now simply to satisfy the […]
  • “Touched With Fire” by Chris Datta Book Review

    By Ruth on April 27, 2014
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    Touched with Fire by Christopher Datta My rating: 5 of 5 stars Historical novels based on the Civil War flood the market, but in spite of that, it seems that it is still an often misunderstood time period in U.S. history. Unfortunately, most Civil War novels don’t often contribute to the overall discussion and understanding of this time period. This […]
  • “Rally of a Purple Heart” by Brittany Batong Book Review

    By Ruth on April 22, 2014
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    Rally of a Purple Heart by Brittany Batong My rating: 5 of 5 stars All too often, I am unable to truly luxuriate in a romance book due to profanity, bedroom scenes, and other peripheral issues. I am gratified to be able to recommend a fantastic romance book that is essentially free from these issues. I believe there is some […]
  • Pump Up Your Book: “Across Great Divides” by Monique Roy Book Review

    By Ruth on March 20, 2014
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    About the Book   Across Great Divides is a timeless story of the upheavals of war, the power of family, and the resiliency of human spirit. When Hitler came to power in 1933, one Jewish family refused to be destroyed and defied the Nazis only to come up against another struggle—apartheid in South Africa. Sixteen-year-old twins, Eva and Inge, witness […]
  • “Banished Love” by Ramona Flightner Book Review

    By Ruth on March 15, 2014
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    Banished Love by Ramona Flightner My rating: 5 of 5 stars I am quite pleased to recommend to my readers another clean, historical romance that is incredibly well-written and quite entertaining to read. This book is completely appropriate for every reading level (a few minor profanity instances, but hardly worth mentioning and no bedroom scenes implied or detailed). I fell […]
  • “Wishing on Buttercups” by Miralee Ferrell Book Review

    By Ruth on February 27, 2014
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    Read more about this book and enter the giveaway here. Wishing on Buttercups by Miralee Ferrell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Over the course of my lifetime, I have read countless Christian historical romances, and sometimes I am quite disappointed.  This book certainly contains all the elements to ensure it acceptance within this genre, and it is completely appropriate […]