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By Juliet Waldron -
Genesee van Cortlandt, the child of a runaway teen and an Iroquois warrior, was abducted back into “civilization” by her white uncle as ...Read Review
By Patricia Wynn -
The Birth of Blue Satan introduced readers to Gideon Viscount St. Mars and Mrs. Kean. In that book, Gideon–unfairly accused of murdering ...Read Review
By Kathryn Davis -
Kathryn Davis makes use of a clever narrative device in this, her fifth novel: she allows Marie Antoinette’s soul to speak. This ...Read Review
By Ross King -
In his novel of masquerades and the blurring of gender characteristics, Ross King does an admirable job of recreating the idiom and the ...Read Review
By Dewey Lambdin -
Royal Navy Captain Alan Lewrie has had better times than the long and trying months of 1798. His trusting wife has learned of his ...Read Review
By Liane Ellison Norman -
This beautifully imagined (if slow to unfold) tale concerns the life of Anna Maria Pertl, wife of the minor Austrian composer Leopold Mozart, ...Read Review
By Janette Oke - By T. Davis Bunn -
This book is the fourth volume in the authors’ Song of Acadia series. Nicole, who has been made Lady Harrow by her uncle, ...Read Review
By Van Reid -
The time is shortly after the end of the American Revolution. The place is the District of Maine, then a part of the ...Read Review
By Jeff Shaara -
I couldn’t wait for this sequel to Rise to Rebellion; I knew it was going to be superb and was not disappointed. ...Read Review
By Francis Bryan -
When I was a boy growing up, there were two books that kids were assumed to have read: one was Tom Sawyer, and ...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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