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By Margaret Kaine -
This novel opens in 1905 with Helena Standish embarking on her London coming-out season. Oliver Faraday, who Helena meets at a Grosvenor House ball, ...Read Review
By Rebecca Rasmussen -
In a tiny cabin surrounded by forest in Evergreen, Minnesota, there’s a lot of life lived, secrets kept, and the past preserved ...Read Review
By Naomi Wood -
Mrs. Hemingway follows the four wives of author Ernest Hemingway. As the book jacket says, “Each Mrs. Hemingway though their love would last ...Read Review
By Theresa Breslin -
1915. Charlotte Armstrong-Barnes, rising sixteen, longs to do something useful for the war effort, like nursing, but her genteel mother is horrified at the ...Read Review
By Helen Rappaport -
Though most know about the downfall of the Romanovs amid the Russian Revolution and their tragic end in Ekaterinburg in 1918, few know as ...Read Review
By Wes Davis -
What should be your first objective when dropped behind enemy lines in Nazi-occupied Crete? To kidnap the commanding officer of course. So concluded ...Read Review
By Mick Lee -
Published 2013Published 2013-12-13
The Men who Robbed the Great Train Robbers is a thriller based on the famous and historic British mail train robbery of 1963. The ...Read Review
By Andrew Lewis Conn -
Published 2014Published 2014-06-10
Micah and Izzy Grand are the stars of silent films in the year 1928. The descendants of Jewish immigrants, they are self-made men; Micah ...Read Review
By Steven Galloway -
Harry Houdini comes to life in Galloway’s literary thriller. Houdini’s early poverty and a promise to his father keep him always ...Read Review
By Lily King -
In the 1930s, in the heyday of anthropologists studying rapidly vanishing tribes, controversial American Nell Stone and her Australian husband, Fen, come out ...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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