Category: Historical Fiction

April! No FoOL’in! My Three Kindle Books Free! Reading is something else Simple folks do!

Time to get three free books for your reading time at home.

The Fox, by Frederick Forsyth a Book Review

The Fox by Frederick Forsyth My rating: 5 of 5 stars Writing master, Frederick Forsyth, is back at it again with a great book linking IT to current and past events in the world of international intrigue and power games. The occurrences that happen… Continue Reading “The Fox, by Frederick Forsyth a Book Review”

Last Call – African Adventure at it’s Best – Ghosts of Ukuthula – Free for 30 more hours!

We are down to the last 30 hours before the Free Offer on an E-Book version of “The Ghosts of Ukuthula” will end. Take advantage of this and connect with the freedom fighters who fought the neo-colonial attempts by Russia and others to keep… Continue Reading “Last Call – African Adventure at it’s Best – Ghosts of Ukuthula – Free for 30 more hours!”

Thank You Readers! Rick’s 2019 Book Giveaway!

It’s Rick’s 2019 Worldwide Book Giveaway Time!!! This is one of my favorite times of the year in which I am able to give an electronic gift to my readers and facilitate your giving books to friends. Holiday Book Giving helps us all enjoy… Continue Reading “Thank You Readers! Rick’s 2019 Book Giveaway!”

Ghost Fire by Wilbur Smith, with Tom Harper: Book Review

Ghost Fire by Wilbur Smith My rating: 5 of 5 stars I enjoyed the book thoroughly! It surprised me in being a novel about India and the American French and Indian War, but as usual, the master of historical fiction brings it all together… Continue Reading “Ghost Fire by Wilbur Smith, with Tom Harper: Book Review”

Book review: The Wake of the Perdido Star by Gene Hackman and Daniel Lenihan

Wake of the Perdido Star by Gene Hackman My rating: 3 of 5 stars I enjoyed this post-American Revolutionary seafaring tale for its new twists on an old traditional sailor plot-line. Young Jack O’Reilly is at that late teen-age point where he longs to… Continue Reading “Book review: The Wake of the Perdido Star by Gene Hackman and Daniel Lenihan”

Book Review: Power of the Sword, by Wilbur Smith

Power of the Sword by Wilbur Smith My rating: 5 of 5 stars I am once again reading Wilbur Smith’s books as inspiration to writing another novel. This amazing work puts it all together in telling the tale of two rival half brothers, Shasa… Continue Reading “Book Review: Power of the Sword, by Wilbur Smith”

Book review: The Purple Plain, by H. E. Bates

Purple Plain by H. E. Bates My rating: 5 of 5 stars I cruised through author Bates’ book in very short order, captured by the lure of one of the exotic areas of the world, Burma during World War 2 and the descriptive expertise… Continue Reading “Book review: The Purple Plain, by H. E. Bates”

Book Review: Tsotsi by Athol Fugard

Tsotsi by Athol Fugard My rating: 5 of 5 stars Author Athol Fugard has captured the true essence of disenfranchised criminal African youth in the townships of South Africa during the Apartheid era. The descriptions of the daily life of Tsotsi, the leader of… Continue Reading “Book Review: Tsotsi by Athol Fugard”

Book Review: ‘The Alice Network’ by Kate Quinn

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn My rating: 5 of 5 stars Here’s an award-winning level of a story by an author who has done an amazing amount of research on the women who ran and participated in, the spy newwork of occupied France… Continue Reading “Book Review: ‘The Alice Network’ by Kate Quinn”

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