Jeanne Blanchet’s “The Iceman: A Novel of Otzi” is a fictional imagining of the life of Otzi, a 5,300-year-old mummy which was discovered preserved in ice in 1991 in the Italian Alps. … More “The Iceman: A Novel of Otzi” by Jeanne Blanchet
A story set during the reign of Mongol overlord Kublai Khan. “Kamikaze: A Novel of the Mongol Invasions of Japan” could have easily been written as a straight history, but I think that by twisting it just slightly so as to make it a work of fiction, Blanchet is able to appeal to a wider range of readers. … More “Kamikaze: A Novel of the Mongol Invasions of Japan” by Jeanne Blanchet
FORGER OF EMPIRE: A NOVEL OF GENGHIS KHANJeanne BlanchetOutskirts Press (2019)ISBN 9781977203274Reviewed by Megan Weiss for Reader Views (10/2019) Jeanne Blanchet’s “Forger of Empire: A Novel of Genghis Khan,” tells the story of Temujin, a boy who was born with a blood clot clutched in his hand during the 12th Century in Mongolia. As a … More “Forger of Empire: A Novel of Genghis Khan” by Jeanne Blanchet
CURSED Jeanne Blanchet Outskirts Press (2018) ISBN 9781478747901 Reviewed by Megan Weiss for Reader Views (9/18) Jeanne Blanchet’s “Cursed” is an epic historical account of Christianity’s strong entrance into Roman culture, and how religion came to be more absolute than the power of even the emperors. Christian Princess Serena and a young priest and aspiring Bishop of … More “Cursed” by Jeanne Blanchet
MAN AT THE CROSS ROAD Jeanne Blanchet, Ph.D. Outskirts Press (2016) ISBN 9781478778547 Reviewed by Carol Hoyer for Reader Views (12/16) Author Jeanne Blanchet has done an amazing job in “Man at the Cross Road,” her story of the man who crucified Jesus. This is a book written in modern terminology, but instills facts that … More “Man at the Cross Road” by Jeanne Blanchet, Ph.D.