Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey

Author: Gordon Doherty Publisher: Ace Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                I’ve been truly enjoying the Assassin’s Creed novel series based on the video game by Ubisoft.  I’ve finally reached the last one in the series and, lo and behold, I discover it is written by a different author.  Most of the Assassin’s Creed novels haveContinue reading “Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey”

Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag

Author: Oliver Bowden  Published By: Ace Books  Reviewed by Melissa Minners                I love Assassin’s Creed for the fact that the video game combines a great deal of real history with the fictional events placed in them.  In other words, this is a historical fiction video game.  Now, granted, I haven’t played the game yet…I’mContinue reading “Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag”

Assassin’s Creed: Renaissance

Author:  Oliver Bowden Published By: Ace Books  Reviewed by Melissa Minners             Since seeing the promos for the Ubisoft game Assassin’s Creed III, I have been longing to know more about this gaming series.  I was impressed with the idea of a video game that is steeped in historical fiction, featuring well-known moments and charactersContinue reading “Assassin’s Creed: Renaissance”

The Snow Gypsy

Written By: Lindsay Jayne Ashford Published By: Lake Union Publishing Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                When British veterinarian and accomplished author Rose Daniel’s brother disappeared after joining the partisans during the Spanish Civil War, she wanted to search for him immediately.  Her father attempted to do so, but was detained as a Jew and diedContinue reading “The Snow Gypsy”

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