The Whiskey Rebels
Publish date: September 30th 2008
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 519
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
, American History
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
, 18th Century
The Whiskey Rebels is a historical fiction novel set in the late 1700’s, after the Revolutionary War. I don’t normally read much historical fiction, unless it has some sort of science fiction or fantasy element to it, but I enjoyed this book quite a bit. I don’t know the history from this time per...
This isn't about the Whiskey Rebellion but centers around the financial Panic of 1792. The story's told from the alternating points of view of fictitious characters Captain Ethan Saunders and Joan Maycott, but the plot includes actual historical figures, including Alexander Hamilton, William Duer, a...
For over two months I have tried to get through this book and I am now calling *uncle*. I love historical fiction and I've not found many novels based on this period in US history so I was very much looking forward to this book. I have lost count of the times I have picked this book up and put it do...
Rating: 4.5* of fiveLiss in true Liss form! I adored A Conspiracy of Paper and A Spectacle of Corruption and enjoyed greatly The Coffee Trader. Mr. Liss is a writer with several gifts, and seemingly displays them to their best advantage in works of historical fiction. (I was no fan of The Ethical As...