BookerWorm.com

Book Reviews: historical

 
Newly Reviewed

The Bedlam Stacks

By

Our Rating

  • Currently 5/5

Merrick Treymayne is feeling stifled and unwanted since moving back to his family home in Cornwall with his curmudgeonly brother Charles. As a former smuggler for the East India Company Merrick...

Read Full Review...

The Bedlam Stacks

Depths

By

Our Rating

  • Currently 4/5

Lars Tobiasson-Svartman is a naval engineer charged with making depth soundings to find a navigable channel for the Swedish navy.

Close to where soundings are taken Lars discovers a barren skerry...

Read Full Review...

Depths

Shelter

By

Our Rating

  • Currently 4.5/5

In Spring 1944 Connie arrives in the Forest of Dean fleeing from the devastating losses she faced in Coventry and carrying a massive secret.

Around the same time Seppe arrives at a camp for Italian...

Read Full Review...

Shelter

Peculiar Ground

By

Our Rating

  • Currently 2/5

In the 17th Century at the great house at Wychwood a landscaper is hired to design ornamental lakes and an exquisite garden. His presence there stirs up old tensions and all is not as it seems....

Read Full Review...

Peculiar Ground

At The Edge of the Orchard

By

Our Rating

  • Currently 5/5

This book is one of my favourite books of the year so far.

The Edge of the Orchard is set in 1938 in a place called Black Swamp Ohio. The book centers around the lives of the Goodenough family,...

Read Full Review...

At The Edge of the Orchard

Charlotte

By

Our Rating

  • Currently 5/5

Charlotte is a heart-breaking true story - inspiring, unflinching, awful, hopeful - of a life filled with curiosity, animated by genius and cut short by hatred.Charlotte is a Jewish girl with a family...

Read Full Review...

Charlotte

The Girls

By

Our Rating

  • Currently 5/5

A summers day in the 1960s. Evie spots the girls and is drawn into their world and a cult.

Read Full Review...

The Girls

Return of the Witch

By

Our Rating

  • Currently 4/5

In a breathless journey that takes them through history, witch pursues warlock. Three people steeped in magic weave a new story, but not all will survive until the end.

Read Full Review...

Return of the Witch

Homegoing

By

Our Rating

  • Currently 3.2/5

Two half-sisters, separated by forces beyond their control: one sold into slavery, the other married to a British slaver.

Read Full Review...

Homegoing

The Witchfinder's Sister

By

Our Rating

  • Currently 4/5

"I do not want to be a peddler of thrills and murders, a displayer of freaks. I wrote this to be a history, and though it is not so learned as the great histories men write. I hope it sheds much...

Read Full Review...

The Witchfinder's Sister

The Illuminati

By

Our Rating

  • Currently 3.5/5

A war has raged for centuries between the rigid structures of society and the emerging counterculture. This book is both the story of that war and a call to arms.

Read Full Review...

The Illuminati

Oubliette: A forgotten little place

By

Our Rating

  • Currently 3/5

Veronica knows the monsters aren't "just in her head," but no one listens to the headstrong ten-year-old as they tie her to a hospital bed every night.

Years later, after being...

Read Full Review...

Oubliette: A forgotten little place

The Spy

By

Our Rating

  • Currently 5/5

100 years ago Mata Hari was put to death by a firing squad, her only crime: to be a free and independent woman

Read Full Review...

The Spy
 
 
Browse Themes
 
Popular Reviews
 
Get Connected
 
Random Reviews