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By Kimberley Freeman -
Published 2014Published 2015Published 2015-08-04
The setting for this dual-period novel is a grand old spa in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales and is inspired by ...Read Review
By R.C. Durkee -
During the summer of 1928, when Prohibition is in force, it has become profitable to transport alcohol across Lake Erie, from Canada to the ...Read Review
By Margaret Mayhew -
Hugh (usually known as ‘the Colonel’) lives a genteel retired life in the village of Frog’s End with a curmudgeonly stray cat ...Read Review
By Sharon Flake -
In the year 1953, curious and imaginative ten-year-old Octobia May believes her aunt’s boarder, Mr. Davenport, is a vampire, and she sets out ...Read Review
By Deanna Raybourn -
In Night of a Thousand Stars we meet Penelope “Poppy” Hammond March as she narrowly escapes her wedding ceremony to the heir of ...Read Review
By Susan Wittig Albert -
In this fifth book in a mystery series set in the small town of Darling, Alabama in the 1930s, the town’s bank ...Read Review
By Alice Duncan -
This latest book in the long-running Daisy Gumm Majesty series of cozy mysteries opens a year after the death of Daisy’s beloved ...Read Review
By Stacy Henrie -
Livy Campbell is the daughter of an all-American family; with two brothers fighting overseas, she desperately wants to help her family and accepts ...Read Review
By Laura Lane McNeal -
Being born Liberty Bell—because she was born on July 4th—is the least of Ibby’s worries. After her father dies, her ...Read Review
By Jane Smiley -
This historical novel follows various members of the Langdon family from 1920 until 1953. Readers first meet Walter and Rosanna Langdon, newlyweds on their farm ...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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