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By Hubert Mingarelli - By Sam Taylor (trans.) -
In 1919, the Russian civil war grinds to a temporary halt as the opposing factions hunker down in the face of a more powerful ...Read Review
By Mark Dapin -
Published 2014Published c2013
At first blush this novel seems to be a coming-of-age story about 13-year-old David, who is dumped on his grandparents’ doorstep when his ...Read Review
By Johnny D. Boggs -
Spur Award winner Boggs is known for his fast-paced, exciting novels, and this latest novel, set in pre-Revolutionary War South Carolina, continues to ...Read Review
By Jenn Bennett -
In San Francisco, during the Roaring Twenties, Aida Palmer makes a living conjuring up the spirits of the dead at sold-out audiences in ...Read Review
By Simone St. James -
In 1919, young Kitty Weeks is fleeing her past and her abusive father. Forging her credentials, she secures a nursing position at Portis House, ...Read Review
By Fernando Pérez Valdez -
Author Pérez Valdez has carved out a unique niche in historical fiction by writing exclusively about Spanish missionaries of the 16th and 17...Read Review
By Dennis Herrick -
Despite the fact that so many public buildings, parks, and monuments throughout what is today America’s Southwest bear the name “Coronado,” Francisco ...Read Review
By Michael Northcott -
Young Lee Plunkett has inherited his father’s private-eye business but doesn’t seem cut out for the job as much as his ...Read Review
By George Cadwalader -
Sgt. John “K-Bar” Caleb is one tough Marine. But after suffering serious wounds in Vietnam, the highly decorated vet winds up in the ...Read Review
By Jeff Shaara -
Jeff Shaara once again visits the battlefields of the Civil War in this novel, this time recounting the siege of Vicksburg in the ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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