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This is the story of Nancy Kelsey, the first American woman in California, and an elemental part of that great state’s early ...Read Review
By Cecelia Holland -
Cecelia Holland is a highly versatile writer whose novels have settings ranging from science fiction and the American West to the Middle Ages ...Read Review
The dark and bloody pathways and streets of ninth century France are the backdrop against which Holland retells the traditional French story of ...Read Review
In 999 AD, Brian Boru, the King of Munster, destroyed the army of his hereditary enemy, the King of Leinster. After the victory, Brian ...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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