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By Bill Brooks -
Infamous American gangster couple Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow rob their way around the Great Plains during the depths of the Depression. They ...Read Review
By Joseph Coulson -
The endless possibilities for employment and prosperity after World War I slowly begin to crumble in the Great Depression. Indeed, symbolically and potently, ...Read Review
By Jonathan Rabb -
Set in early post-WWI Berlin, this detective story starts like so many others: with a corpse. And like many others, this one involves ...Read Review
By Nancy Zafris -
In this rambling tale, Zafris follows a cast of characters as they interact with one another in 1950s Utah. Lucky Strike follows a ...Read Review
By Patricia Reiss Brooks -
It gets cold in the mountains. If you’re poor and tubercular, like Alice Devlin, it gets even colder. Alice journeys to the ...Read Review
By Marc Estrin -
In his second novel, Estrin takes the reader on a wildly entertaining, half-magical ride through the history and cultural changes facing America in ...Read Review
By Richard Rayner -
The author who wrote The Devil’s Wind was born in England, but he now lives in Los Angeles, and as in the ...Read Review
By Marion Chesney -
Chesney continues the adventures of Lady Rose Summer and her fiancé of convenience, private investigator Captain Harry Cathcart, in the third installment of ...Read Review
By Jennifer Haigh -
The mining town of Bakerton, Pennsylvania, is as much a character in this story as the Novaks, the family around which it is ...Read Review
By Kuwana Haulsey -
In Angel of Harlem, Kuwana Haulsey recounts the remarkable life of Harlem’s first woman doctor, Dr. May Chinn. Told in a mixture ...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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