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By Sharon Draper -
In 1738, fifteen-year-old Amari’s peaceful village life in Africa came to an end. Her village was burned and her family brutally murdered as ...Read Review
By Katharine McMahon -
In lyrical prose, this novel details the life of Emilie Selden, a female scientist in 18th century England, squirreled away in her father’...Read Review
By Pat Mattaini Mestern -
In the 1750s, an English heiress, Joanna, marries an American planter. She has remained in England while her husband occasionally visits in the ...Read Review
By Suzanne Lyon -
On the beautiful banks of the New River in Virginia in 1790, Hannah Allison married Willard Temple Cole. Hannah and Temple took up farming ...Read Review
By Patricia Rice -
In the latest installment of Patricia Rice’s series of historical romances, Lady Lucinda Malcolm Pembroke is swept off her feet—literally—and ...Read Review
By Bruce Alexander -
This is the eleventh and final book in the mystery series featuring the blind magistrate Sir John Fielding (half-brother of novelist Henry) and ...Read Review
By J.E. Fender -
In volume four of the Frost series, J.E. Fender provides a new insight into a seldom-seen Revolutionary War battle, a detailed look ...Read Review
By Cameron Judd -
Cameron Judd’s biographical novel of Daniel Boone is amusing, poignant, and gripping, and the author manages to provide a wealth of historical ...Read Review
By Dewey Lambdin -
Readers may be familiar with Lambdin from his naval adventures, and though his love of all things nautical appears in passing, he’s ...Read Review
By Peter Prince -
In 1721, the protagonist of the novel, Adam Hanaway, leaves his mother and sister in England to seek success in Lisbon after his father’...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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