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By Katie Roiphe -
The life of Rev. Charles Dodgson — shy Oxford mathematician, pioneer photographer and author Lewis Carroll — is studied in this novel of creeping obsession. ...Read Review
By T.F. Banks -
In June 1815, as Wellington’s army faces down the French somewhere in Belgium, in London the officers of Bow Street wage war against ...Read Review
By Jo Beverley -
Clarissa Greystone, known as the Devil’s Heiress, is haunted by the circumstances surrounding the death of her despised fiancé. Forced to take ...Read Review
By Rosanne Bittner -
This, Bittner’s final installment in the “Mystic” trilogy (Mystic Dreamers, Mystic Visions) continues the story of Buffalo Dreamer and her husband, Rising ...Read Review
By Michelle Black -
In November 1868, General Custer penned a letter to his wife in which he mentioned the arrival of a white woman, presumably an Indian ...Read Review
By Peter King -
Call of the Wild author Jack London adds gumshoe to his list of professions in this mystery set on the Barbary Coast, the ...Read Review
By Michael Blake -
In 1874, the US wants to extend their railroads into the southwestern territories, but to do so they must overcome the resistance of the ...Read Review
By Jill Marie Landis -
Born the daughter of a prostitute in Appleby, Maine, in the 1840s, at the age of nine Kate Whittington is abandoned by her ...Read Review
By Bill Brooks -
Whether psychopathic killer, misunderstood outlaw, or product of the Lincoln County, Nebraska range war (which pitted honest ranchers against corrupt ones), Henry McCarty ...Read Review
By Victoria Malvey -
It is 1830 and Elizabeth Everley has been “out” for several years. However, she finds fitting in with the demands of the ton difficult, ...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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