Category Archives: Historical Fiction

The Extra by Mel Anastasiou

The Extra – A Monument Studios Mystery By Mel Anastasiou The Extra is the first in the Monument Studios Mystery series. Set in 1930s Hollywood, the series follows the adventures of amateur sleuth Frankie Ray. Synopsis: Vancouver schoolmarm Frankie Ray runs away to Silver Screen Hollywood to test her conviction that an actress who lacks glamour but has talent and

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My Book Review of The Wehrwolf: A Short Story

The Wehrwolf by Alma Katsu My rating: 5 of 5 stars Tragic and Powerful The blend of German folklore and WWII was brilliant. The humanity of Uwe made the monsters more defined by their lack of compassion. The appeal from benefits reaped made the Devil’s promises and evil itself more appealing. Combined, it was a fantastic horror story inline with

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Thickwood by Gayle M. Smith

The fascinating worlds of horses and women’s professional baseball intertwine brilliantly in Thickwood,the debut novel from Saskatchewan author Gayle M. Smith Thickwood, Saskatchewan author Gayle M. Smith’s debut novel, intertwines the fascinating worlds of horses and women’s professional baseball with a touch of romance and a lot of heart. It’s now available in print, ebook, and audiobook editions from Saskatchewan

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My Book Review of Spring House

Spring House (Westward Sagas, Book 1) by David Bowles My rating: 4 of 5 stars Revolutionary War Historical Fiction As a history buff and lover of historical fiction, I found this book a fast and entertaining read. A unique blend of academic rhetoric with warm storytelling, it was easy to get lost in this fact-based tale. It was also a

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Comanche Trace by David A. Bowles

Comanche Trace Book Four in the Westward Sagas Pure Americana of Storytelling continues with critically acclaimed author and fifth generation pioneer, David A. Bowles The book is published by Plum Creek Press and is available worldwide across all platforms! Texas Ranger, Will Smith moved with his family to Texas during the early days of the Republic. Family strife is caused

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My Book Review of Hot Moon (Apollo Rising Book 1)

Hot Moon by Alan Smale My rating: 5 of 5 stars Don’t Be Scared By The Page Count – It’s Fabulous! Yes, I was initially thrown by the page count, but I’ve read short stories that felt like they’d never end because they were so bad. Then there are novels like this one, which are so good they fly by.

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