Book Reviews

Reviews of books by MWSA members. Reviews appear in reverse chronological order, with the most recent review posted appearing first.
Note: Some older reviews are being reposted to this site and those will appear out of order.

Damned Yankee: The Story of a Marriage (The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country) (Volume 5)

Conflict, slaves, families, the average bystander. The Civil War impacts each in their own way. This is a moving and compelling story the reader will enjoy.

Title: Damned Yankee: The Story of a Marriage (The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country) (Volume 5)
Author: Carolyn P. Schriber
Category: Historical Fiction
Reviewed by: Terry Shoptaugh
ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 0984592873

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Schriber, Carolyn P.

Emmerspitz, 1938

The author paints a story of the changes in Europe in the 1930s through the eyes of three adventurous young British girls.  Hitler was moving forward with his plan to make all of Europe into part of the Third Reich. This book is set in Austria and is a vivid portrait of the changes to society.


Title: Emmerspitz,1938
Author: 
David Andrew Westwood 
Category: Historical Fiction 
Reviewed by:  Michael D. Mullins
ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store):  B00OQRXLTA

The author paints a story of the changes in Europe in the 1930s through the eyes of three adventurous young British girls.  Hitler was moving forward with his plan to make all of Europe into part of the Third Reich. This book is set in Austria and is a vivid portrait of the changes to society.

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Westwood, David Andrew

Yankee in Atlanta

With General Sherman shelling Atlanta, smallpox spreading throughout the city, and our heroine being accused of spying for the North, how can life get any more difficult for Caitlin McKae, the Yankee in Atlanta?

Title: Yankee in Atlanta
Author:  Jocelyn Green
Book Category: Historical Fiction
Reviewer: Bob Doerr
ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 0802405789

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Green, Jocelyn

HELLBOUND

Strap yourself to your seat. A Thriller/Mystery at its best is coming your way in HELLBOUND! Campbell will thrill you and have you biting your lip as the story unfolds to a dramatic conclusion.

Title: HELLBOUND
Author: Chester D. Campbell
Category: Thriller/Mystery
Reviewed by: jim greenwald
ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 0986162205

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Campbell, Chester D.

Down in Laos

Navy pilot shot down,how the will to live takes over, great story. Just one of the many POW experiences.


Title: Down in Laos
Author: Francis J. Partel Jr.
Category: Historical Fiction
Reviewed by: Sandra Linhart
ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 0989305910

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Partel Jr., Francis J.

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