Eye of the Raven. . .a mystery of colonial America

Not my usual choice of library book but I certainly enjoyed this tale of American history and I can use the title as another book in my Historical Fiction Reading Challenge 2014. From the cover: With the aid of the Native American Shaman Conawago, Duncan McCallum has begun to heal from the massacre of his Highland…

Love and the American Revolution

Brave Enemies by Robert Morgan. I have to admit up front that my knowledge of American history is scant so you need to keep that in mind when reading my review of this book. I thoroughly enjoyed the novel although there were parts that were rather gruesome in the detail provided of the killing taking…

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Just finished reading Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford.  A wonderful novel about many things; love lost, father-son relationships, the Japanese in America during the war and old conflicts. From the book jacket: “In 1986, Henry Lee joins a crowd outside the Panama Hotel, once the gateway to Seattle’s Japantown….