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By Holly Green -
Leonora Malham Brown and her friend Victoria, members of FANY (First Aid Nursing Yeomanry), travel to Bulgaria in the midst of the First ...Read Review
By Jaime Jo Wright -
Two women separated by 100 years are bound together by their small town’s buried secrets. Gossamer Grove, Wisconsin, in 1907 is shaken up by ...Read Review
By Joseph Bruchac -
After losing his farm and his mother to the hard times of the 1930s Depression, twelve-year-old Cal Black and his beloved Pop Will ...Read Review
By Aimie K. Runyan -
Girls on the Line brings to light the World War I Hello Girls. These American women served in the U.S. army as ...Read Review
By Olivia Hawker -
In 1942 Germany, the Nazis force Anton Starzmann, a former Franciscan monk, to leave his monastery and return to the life of a layperson. ...Read Review
By Abir Mukherjee -
Published 2018Published 2019
The Christmas of 1921 is approaching in Calcutta, and Captain Sam Wyndham of the Imperial Police Force could hardly care less. A shell-shocked war ...Read Review
By David Mack -
In August 1939, an ocean liner carrying people fleeing the looming war in Europe for the U.S. is struck by a German torpedo—...Read Review
By Amanda Allen -
A Moment in Crime is the second in Allen’s Santa Fe Revival mystery series. War widow and painter Maddie Alwin, enjoying a ...Read Review
By Alrene Hughes -
Life for factory girls was uneventful in Manchester, an industrial city in northwest England in 1939. For Gracie Earnshaw, working in a factory making ...Read Review
By Mr Bernard Neeson -
I remember when I was a schoolboy reading a passage from Churchill’s war memoirs in which he half-regretted that Hitler had never ...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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