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By Andre Schwarz-Bart -
Published 2001(c 1972)
The slave trade in Guadeloupe provides the grim historical context for this brief but powerful novel. The opening chapters describe an indigenous African ...Read Review
By Jeff Shaara -
This is a typical Shaara masterpiece, and that is high praise indeed. Once again this talented writer transports the reader into the minds ...Read Review
Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult
The death of her father turns nine-year-old Maria Rand’s world upside down. When her mother should be teaching her the skills needed ...Read Review
By Nancy Mitford -
As a child, Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson went to a fortuneteller who told her that one day she would reign over the heart of a ...Read Review
By J. Ardian Lee -
Dylan Mattheson is a modern-day American martial arts and sword instructor who is transported to 18th-century Scotland when he is caught up in ...Read Review
By Don Coldsmith -
At the annual Big Council of the People an empty place is reserved in honor of the Lost Band who, at some point ...Read Review
By Ty Drago -
Written in the first person, Henri Gruel looks back to his youth and his adventures with Benjamin Franklin during the time of the ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Garrett -
This book fictionalizes the short and colorful careers of the two best-known female pirates ever to sail together, Anne Bonny and Mary Read, ...Read Review
By Margaret Miles -
This mystery is the fourth in a series featuring widowed sleuth Charlotte Willett and set in the village of Bracebridge, Massachusetts shortly before ...Read Review
By Ron Carter -
Ron Carter is a deeply religious individual who intends his multi-volume work on the Dunson family of Boston to serve as an example ...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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