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By Isabel Allende -
Though adventure plays a large part, this is as much a tale of how Diego de la Vega evolved into The Fox as ...Read Review
By Mark Ammerman -
The first person narrative begins in 1750 Rhode Island, where Christopher Long and his Narragansett friend Caleb clear out the tribe’s ancient council ...Read Review
By Pamela Clare -
Nicholas Kenleigh is a broken, guilt-ridden man. When he arrives at Bethie Stewart’s cabin with a serious injury, she is eight months ...Read Review
By Pamela-Suzette Deane -
The 1770s Rhode Island setting and community of free people of color is wonderfully evoked in this “writing book” of a woman whose ...Read Review
By Jane Feather -
Almost a Bride is not just another “bride” book. It’s a romance between the unlikeliest pair. Jack Fortescu sets out to ruin ...Read Review
By J.M. Hochstetler -
Elizabeth Howard is the respectable daughter of a Tory-leaning family in 1775 Boston by day, but by night she transforms into the wily courier ...Read Review
By Beverle Graves Myers -
It’s May 1734 in Venice. In honor of the wedding of the doge’s daughter, an extravagant opera has been commissioned. Castrato singer ...Read Review
By Edward Cline -
Book IV of this series revolves around the Stamp Tax debates in the Virginia House of Burgesses between 1764 and 1765. Hugh Kenrick reluctantly runs ...Read Review
By Janet Gleeson -
Published 2004Published 2005
In 1766, portrait painter Joshua Pope is spending some months at Astley, Herbert Bentnick’s estate in Richmond. Pope has been commissioned to paint ...Read Review
By Isolde Martyn -
The aftermath of the French Revolution leaves orphaned aristocrat Fleur de Montbulliou starving and destitute. At one stroke, through her marriage to a ...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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