Category Archives: Historical Fiction

“Thread for Pearls: A Story of Resilient Hope” by Lauren Speeth

THREAD FOR PEARLS: A STORY OF RESILIENT HOPE Lauren Speeth Elfenworks Productions (2018) ISBN 9780999707104 Reviewed by Kimberly Luyckx for Reader Views (12/18) “Thread for Pearls: A Story of Resilient Hope” is a novel set in the 1960s and 70s … Continue reading

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“And the Darkness Fell” by Pat McGrath

AND THE DARKNESS FELL Pat McGrath Outskirts Press (2018) ISBN  9781478797951 Reviewed by Jennifer Wilson for Reader Views (11/18) “And the Darkness Fell” by Pat McGrath is a work of fiction, based on the life of an actual historical figure, … Continue reading

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“Daniel: The Age of Epimetheus” by Peter Pactor

DANIEL: THE AGE OF EPIMETHEUS Peter Pactor Friesen Press (2018) ISBN 9781525519345 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (11/18) During the spring of 1929, a young man named Daniel French was educating himself on the economics of that time. … Continue reading

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“A Promise Given” by Michelle Cox

A PROMISE GIVEN Michelle Cox She Writes Press (2018) ISBN 9781631523748 Reviewed by Kimberly Luyckx for Reader Views (10/18) The novel “A Promise Given” tells the story of the Howards and the Exleys – two prominent families living in Chicago … Continue reading

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“Last on A Match” by Diana K. Perkins

LAST ON A MATCH: THE FINAL CHAPTER Diana K. Perkins Shetucket Hollow Press (2018) ISBN 9780989199476 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (10/18) In 1888 twins Felicity Louise White and Millicent Submit White were as different as night and … Continue reading

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“The Comedian” by Clem Martini

THE COMEDIAN Clem Martini University of Calgary Press (2018) ISBN 9781552389775 Reviewed by Paige Lovitt for Reader Views (09/18) “The Comedian” by Clem Martini follows Titus Maccius Plautus, a struggling playwright in the Roman Republic, in his hopes to make … Continue reading

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“Room 203C” by David Goldwasser

ROOM 203C David Goldwasser Outskirts Press (2018) ISBN 9781478747604 Reviewed by Megan Weiss for Reader Views (9/18) David Goldwasser’s “Room 203C” is a masterpiece of interwoven storylines and characters.  Max, the novel’s protagonist, starts out as a young, scared boy … Continue reading

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