Reviewed By Ruffina Oserio for Readers’ Favorite Book Reviews

     A Republic's Rise by Clinton Aldrich is a tale with a strong appeal to fans of historical novels, especially those with a setting evolving around WWII.

    The author’s masterly storytelling enriches the reading experience in this darkly addictive story that launches with a strong and compelling premise.

     The tension escalates as the author weaves historical elements to provide the context within which the story takes place and keeps the focus on the characters, fleshing them out with skill and exploring a romance that evolves with the growing political tension.

     The German thirst for art, their hatred of the Jews, and the ensuing brutality that marked WWII is skillfully written. Romance, betrayal, and intrigue are strong elements that move this story forward and the author's detailed descriptions create a world that is vivid and captivating in a disturbing way.

     A Republic's Rise is a book readers will finish fast because they cannot stop reading, and the characters, as well as the world the author creates, will stay with them.  

                         (Reader's Favorite Book Reviews 5 Star Rating)