The Good Thief by Hannah Tinti (Audiobook CD)

I will confess to mixed feelings about this one. The characters were really well done and the story was creative and had enough twists and turns to keep you reading. But I am not really a big fan of historical fiction and the mixing of styles was just a tad off for me. The gothic campiness wore thin at times even as the narrator did an excellent job of brining the characters to life.

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The Good Thief by Hannah Tinti (Audiobook CD)

I will confess to mixed feelings about this one. The characters were really well done and the story was creative and had enough twists and turns to keep you reading. But I am not really a big fan of historical fiction and the mixing of styles was just a tad off for me. The gothic campiness wore thin at times even as the narrator did an excellent job of brining the characters to life.

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Bones of the Dark Moon by Richard E. Lewis

Lewis has written a captivating historical novel that highlights some dark but fascinating history in Bali during the cold war. It also offers an interesting and educational glimpse into the culture and complicated relationships of this part of the world. It accomplishes all of this while providing a suspenseful mystery.

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Hailstone Mountain (The Erling Skjalgsson Saga) by Lars Walker

I generally try to read anything by Lars Walker as I find him to be a skilled and interesting writer. This includes his historical fiction (a genre I am not a big fan of). So when I saw he had released Hailstone Mountain for Kindle I picked it up.  Hailstone Mountain is the second third (see Phil’s comment below) book in this series (The Erling Skjalgsson Saga) that I have read (the first being West Oversea). In the latest entry in the saga of Erling Skjalgsson, the 11th Century...

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