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By Carolly Erickson -
Marie Antoinette begins writing her diary as a young girl in the 1760s and continues sporadically until just before her death in 1793. Through ...Read Review
By Christopher John Farley -
The trial of Anne Bonny, Mary Read, Calico Jack Rackam and their shipmates from the pirate ship William drew international attention when it ...Read Review
By Liz Curtis Higgs -
It is 1790 in Galloway, Scotland. Leana McBride lives at her aunt’s cottage, nursing a broken heart, after the Kirk declared her marriage ...Read Review
By J.M. Hochstetler -
In 1775, the British have placed a price on ex-officer Jonathan Carleton’s head for deserting to the Continental forces. His love, Elizabeth Howard, ...Read Review
By Helen A. Rosburg -
This historical romance spans thirty-three years, climaxing in 1793 during the Terror. Instead of the expected aristocratic-love-in-the-shadow-of-the-guillotine story, the author presents a romance between ...Read Review
By Caroline Coleman O’Neill -
This elegantly written first novel about Regina Olsen, the young woman jilted but never forgotten by Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, should quickly ...Read Review
By Irene Radford -
Georgie Kirkwood’s family derives from the union of Merlin’s and King Arthur’s descendants. All have magical powers, but only one ...Read Review
By Carol Berkin -
Americans tend to think of the War for Independence as a revolution, but in reality it was a civil war. Many men participants ...Read Review
By Carolly Erickson -
A crime has been committed: a young woman on foot, journeying alone on the road, has been accosted by three highwaywomen. She’s ...Read Review
By Phyllis Hall Haislip -
Eleven-year-old Teddy finds himself caught between two factions right in his own home in Williamsburg, Virginia. His father works for the Continental Congress ...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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