Tag: historical fiction

  • Book Review: “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah

    Book Review: “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah

    Genre: Historical Fiction 1921, Texas panhandle Elsa Wolcott is 25 years old, far past the time to marry. She is not loved by her parents and the only words of encouragement she ever heard were from her grandpa: Be brave (and if you can’t be brave, make believe you are). Elsa is brave….even though she […]

  • “The Saboteur” by Andrew Gross

    “The Saboteur” by Andrew Gross

    Genre: Historical Thriller “The Saboteur” is an ARC sent to me by the publishers.  It is due in “stores” August 22, 2017. Not to ruin the story, as this is fiction after all, but, go to this Wikipedia article to learn more about the real events that inspired this novel.  An inspiring history lesson. Kurt […]

  • Book Review: “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah

    Book Review: “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah

    Genre: Historical fiction Buy it! (Brilliant, Brutal, Beautiful) – “The Nighingale” is a classic: A brilliantly written book that describes the lives of two sisters during the Nazis occupation of France. Vianne and Isabelle Mauric couldn’t be more different in temperament and how they chose to confront conflict yet both ended up hero’s in their […]