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By Andrew Miller -
Pure is a novel about the clearance of the cemetery at Les Innocents in Paris in 1785 and the transportation of the human remains ...Read Review
By Eva Stachniak -
When shy Princess Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst arrives at the Russian court to marry Empress Elizabeth Petrovna’s nephew and heir, Peter, no one ...Read Review
By Florence Byham Weinberg -
Unrest in Eden is the fourth novel in a series about the adventures of Father Ignaz Pfefferkorn, a character based upon a real-life 18...Read Review
By Christine Blevins -
This sequel to The Tory Widow takes place in 1777. Widow Anne Merrick has infiltrated General Burgoyne’s British army as a peddler selling ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Essex -
If a reader is looking for a sexy romance that has more than a thin wash of 1799 realism in it, one needn’t ...Read Review
By Diana Gabaldon -
I admit it – I am a major Diana Gabaldon fan and a particular devotee of her Lord John Grey character. To say I ...Read Review
By William C. Hammond -
The decade between the end of the American Revolution and the War of 1812 was a crucial challenge for the United States. Lacking a ...Read Review
By Barbara Hamilton -
Barbara Hamilton’s third book in the Abigail Adams Mystery series is set on the cusp of the American Revolution, and her husband, ...Read Review
By Tessa Harris -
In 1781, when young Lord Crick dies of convulsions, his sister Lydia seeks the help of Dr. Silkstone to ascertain the cause. Silkstone is ...Read Review
By W. Glyn Jones (trans.) - By William Heinesen -
William Heinesen was a native of the Faeroe Islands – where this book is set – although he wrote in Danish. He was renowned as ...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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