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By Allan Mallinson -
1831, and the Reform Act extending the franchise, making its way through Parliament, is not universally popular. In the great city of Bristol, excitable ...Read Review
By Julie McElwain -
FBI agent Kendra Donovan has somehow slipped back in time to Regency England. This, the third in the series of ‘In Time’ mysteries, ...Read Review
By Beth Camp -
Evicted from her family’s land in Scotland in 1842, Catriona McDonnell is reluctant to be separated from her husband, Dougal, to the extent ...Read Review
By Susan Anne Mason -
Set against the backdrop of Victorian Derbyshire, this wholesome romance follows three primary characters through the ups and downs of love, family, identity, ...Read Review
By Michelle Rene -
This story begins and ends in the last decade of the 19th century. However, most of it takes place in 1876 in Deadwood, a ...Read Review
By Bruce Olds -
It’s no spoiler to say that if you live in America, you have heard of the Alamo, that weathered stone chapel in ...Read Review
By S. B. Moores -
Unable to marry Abby, the girl he loves, young Justin Sterling leaves his home in the Ridgetop Valley of Tennessee in the 1830s ...Read Review
By Nancy Campbell Allen -
The titular Sleeping Beauty in this fairy tale retelling set in the steampunk version of Victorian England is Dr. Isla Cooper. She is ...Read Review
By Vivian Conroy -
Unable to showcase her knowledge about the natural history of butterflies in Victorian England, Merula Merriweather must pretend that her uncle Rupert is ...Read Review
By Simon Mayo -
The turn of the year 1815 sees the little-remembered war with America end, though the peace treaty has yet to be ratified. In the ...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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