Book review: ‘The Cotillion Brigade’ by Glen Craney

Genre: Historical fiction. Description: the novel’s subtitle is “A Novel of the Civil War and the Most Famous Female Militia in American History”. That sums it up very well. It has the same kind of historical sweep as War and Peace but is, mercifully, half the length. (But only half the length!). The book beginsContinue reading “Book review: ‘The Cotillion Brigade’ by Glen Craney”

‘Eva Jelinek’ by T J Spears

Yee haw! I used to love westerns when I was younger (about 50 years ago) and often regret the need to abandon the genre because of how dated most of them read now, with the evil Indians attacking wagon trains and men being manly and women called Miss Kitty bandaging them up and making themContinue reading “‘Eva Jelinek’ by T J Spears”