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The Shadows of Versailles is set during the reign of Louis XIV in the 17th century. Seventeen-year-old Blanchefleur de La Fontaine is seduced ...Read Review
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France, 2018. Madeleine had hoped her mother would leave answers—like the name of her father. Instead, she’s saddled with her mother’s ...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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