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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
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
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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