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Book Review: ‘Dead Wake’ by Erik Larson

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Erik Larson’s latest offering, "Dead Wake", is a you-are-there retelling of one of history’s most famous maritime disasters. Read More »

Interview: Joel Fox, Author of ‘The Mark on Eve’

"The idea for my book came from an actual Cape Cod legend in which a woman in colonial New England was suspected of witchcraft in drawing her pirate lover’s ship into a storm and the ship sank. "

"While I am not writing history, the feel of the period must be accurate for the readers." Read More »

Book Review: ‘A Dangerous Place’ A Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear

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A historical mystery filled with romance, danger and travel. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Secret of a Thousand Beauties,’ A Historical Romance by Mingmei Yip

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Promised in marriage at birth, Spring Swallow is still forced to wed even after the death of her intended groom. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Old Man River: The Mississippi River in North American History’ by Paul Schneider

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A history of the Mississippi larded with interesting tales and people. Read More »

Blu-ray Review: ‘The World Wars’

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'The World Wars' mini-series has just been released to Blu-ray, and offers a unique and compelling look at the events of 1914 to 1945. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Ballroom’ by Alice Simpson

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If you enjoy music and dance, and are intrigued by people and their behaviors you will find this work to be immensely satisfying. Read More »

Card Game Review: ChronoSphere

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This game of historical trivia is really all about the bluffing. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons’ by Sam Kean

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Even if you really find the brain to be the most boring subject you could read about, this book should still appeal to you. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Lion’s Gate’ by Steven Pressfield

Book Review The Lions Gate by Steven Pressfield

An excellent book which will give the reader much needed background and stories about the war Read More »