Tag Archives: Historical

Lehane's Historic Epic, "The Given Day" Will Be Brought To the Big Screen

Dennis Lehane’s highly anticipated book (at least by me), is a historical epic, titled, The Given Day, and guess what? The movie rights have already been sold and Spiderman director, Sam Raimi, is set to direct the film. Talk about … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'The Bone Garden' by Tess Gerritsen

The Bone Gardenby Tess Gerritsen is more of a historical mystery that is told alternately between the present day and the past. The story opens with a missive from O.W.H. referring to the events in 1830 regarding the West End Reaper, a … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Complaint of the Dove by Hannah March

Are you in the mood for a good Georgian mystery? I plucked this title off the shelf with no prior knowledge of this author’s work. This purchase was strictly for the cover.  Besides, it looked like a good read, too and … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Scandalous Lovers by Robin Schone

Once upon a time, I was a Robin Schone fan. I consider that a fair statement after enjoying one book by her and a couple of novellas. I  wasn’t exactly eager to read her next book as I’d read and … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner

This Newbery Award Winner–The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner was a very good  read told through the narrative voice of Eugenides. After an initial slow start, the story picks up pace and I couldn’t put it down. The Thief opens with … Continue reading

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