Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: Coming Home by Roy E. Stolworthy

Coming Home by Roy E. Stolworthy Reviewed by Christopher Yates Paperback, 368 Pages ISBN: 9781781590713 Published: NOV 2012 Claymore Press Purchase at Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk As we move through the centenary anniversary year of the Great War, one would expect … Continue reading

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Historical Fiction Book Review: Hitler Stopped by Franco by Burt Boyar

Review by Scott Skipper Hitler Stopped by Franco by Burt Boyar Paperback: 344 pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (19 Dec 2012) ISBN-10: 1480264393 ISBN-13: 978-1480264397 Purchase from: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk Nothing Less Than Superb Burt Boyar and his late wife had extraordinary access … Continue reading

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New Alternate History Book Review: Red Sky Blue Moon by Bruce Golden

Book Review by Darlene Santori Paperback: 386 pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1st Edition edition (April 16, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1484133226 ISBN-13: 978-1484133224 Purchase from: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk A JUXTAPOSITION OF WORLDS While the plot may seem well-worn, the setting and the circumstances … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Case of Doubtful Death by Linda Stratmann

A Case of Doubtful Death: A Frances Doughty Mystery by Linda Stratmann Review by Gordon O’Sullivan Paperback: 283 pages Publisher: The Mystery Press (2013) Language: English ISBN 978-0-7524-7018-4  £8.99 Visit the Publisher’s Website Purchase from Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk   In this, her third case, the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Inceptio by Alison Morton

Inceptio, by Alison Morton Review by Ian Shone Paperback: 316 pages (eBook edition also available) Publisher: SilverWood Books Ltd (1 Mar 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1781320624 ISBN-13: 978-1781320624 Order via Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.com Visit Alison Morton’s website for ordering details With almost any example of … Continue reading

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Review of The Ruin by John Sawney

The Ruin by John Sawney Reviewed by Séamus Sweeney Paperback: 358 pages Publisher: Fireship Press (25 Mar 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 1611792576 ISBN-13: 978-1611792577 Purchase from: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk The exact date of transition between Roman Britain and post-Roman Britain has proven controversial, as different … Continue reading

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Book Review: Following Tommy by Bob Hartley

Following Tommy a novel by Bob Hartley Review by Gordon O’Sullivan Paperback: 104 pages Publisher: Cervena Bara Press (2012) Language: English ISBN 978-0-9831041-8-6  Purchase from: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk Following Tommy is a vibrant fictional portrait of the summer of ’62 … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: Dragonslayers & Jason and the Argonauts – from Osprey Adventures

Ian Shone’s latest book reviews are two titles in a new series from Osprey called Osprey Adventures Dragonslayers, by Joseph A. McCullough Order from: Osprey | Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk and Jason and the Argonauts, by Neil Smith Order from: Osprey … Continue reading

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Sword and Scimitar by Simon Scarrow reviewed by Ian Shone

Great new review by Ian Shone. Simon Scarrow’s book Sword and Scimitar takes on the little known, but historically important, Siege of Malta in 1565. Take a look at Ian’s review to see if he does a good job of … Continue reading

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New Book Review and New Book Reviewer – The Sins of the Father by C. B. Hanley

As you may know Ian Shone writes quite a few of the book reviews for the Alt Hist site, and while he is still going strong (should have another review from him soon), we have also had some other volunteers … Continue reading

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