“His deep voice was soft as the waters in the bay on a summer night and his words were the most magical I had ever heard. They sent a thrill racing through my body like a hundred tiny Arab horses galloping down my spine.
After they had eaten their ponies and dogs, and their babies cried out in the night from hunger, the Dakota went to war against the United States of America.
In her sweeping historical debut, Ella March Chase explores a thrilling possibility: that the Tudor bloodline did not end with the Virgin Queen. As captivating now as it was more than four centuries ago, the reign of Elizabeth I—with its scandal, intrigue, and resilience—has sparked the imaginations of generations.
I would say it's "The Odyssey" of the wild west with a swashbuckling dandy narrating and a journey of prophecy and magical realism. Add a pile of depraved characters and stir.
That's the first step. To show that you are, indeed, aware.
First lines: The floor rolled sharply and Meagan fell hard against a wall. A tide of cold water sloshed over her feet. All around in the darkness were piercing screams of horses and the thudding concussion of hooves.
ECLIPSED BY SHADOW is the 1st book of The Legend of the Great Horse trilogy. The story is a well-researched, award-winning YA historical fiction/fantasy that brings readers on a journey of real history. The central character is a young horse-enthusiast, Meagan, who struggles to survive mankind's past using her empathy, perseverance--and her modern knowledge of horsemanship.
Award winning historical novel Eboracum is the telling of Rome vs Celts! Learn the history and the people who made it all happen!
It's no secret by now that historical fiction is one of my all time favorite genres. Due to that, I review a bit stricter than I usually would. I want the real history to weave into the story in a way that I feel like I'm actually there. I want to of learned something as well as enjoyed a wonderful story by the end of the book. Since I am so picky with this genre, I don't accept a lot of review submissions from it. I am SO GLAD I accepted this one! Holy moly was it good!
I am a sucker for a historical novel. I'm a sucker for history in general. I visit as many museums as I can. I can safely say that 75% of my T.V. viewing is either documentaries or biographies. I routinely get entrenched in certain time periods and immerse myself into every aspect I can until my curiosity is quenched. … Continue reading My Top 5 Favorite Historical Novels