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By Ann Burton -
Like her mother before her, Deborah is slave to an abusive master. And like her mother, she has the gift of true dreaming, ...Read Review
Jael, called “most blessed among women” by the Old Testament prophetess, Deborah, is given a full treatment in Burton’s third entry ...Read Review
By Ann Burton -
Forced from her family home by a scheming stepmother, Rahab becomes a prostitute at the House of Palms, which stands against Riha’s ...Read Review
Abigail of Carmel is beautiful and intelligent, and hopes some day to become a pottery-maker like her father. But when her brother incurs ...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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