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In 1941 Toronto, Olivia Rosetti is released from a woman’s reformatory after having been banished by her family for conceiving a child out ...Read Review
In 1919 Derbyshire, England, Quinten Aspinall, a returnee from WWI, stands valet-like before the Earl of Brentwood. Quinten is requesting a leave of absence, ...Read Review
By Susan Anne Mason -
In 1919, Grace arrives in Toronto, Canada, from England, having received letters pleading for help from her widowed sister, Rose, who has a young ...Read Review
Set against the backdrop of Victorian Derbyshire, this wholesome romance follows three primary characters through the ups and downs of love, family, identity, ...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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