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By Thomas Fleming -
A hundred years ago Orville and Wilbur Wright invented the airplane and discovered the wonders of flight. Thomas Fleming’s novel combines the ...Read Review
By Douglas Reeman -
Published 2003Published 2003 (UK)
Douglas Reeman is as fine a writer on warships and the crews that live and die on them as one can find in ...Read Review
By Reginald Gibbons -
Originally published in 1994 and brought back into print as part of the Voices of the South series, Reginald Gibbons’ heart-rending story of forbidden ...Read Review
By Aimée Laberge -
In the Mi’kmaq language, the name of the Canadian province of Québec translates as “where the river narrows.” It’s here, ...Read Review
By Yuri Kapralov -
Set between 1919 and 1920 in the last months of the Russian Civil War, Devil’s Midnight follows three figures: Alexey Lebedev, a tutor turned ...Read Review
By Barbara Wright -
Virginia Mendenhall graduates from a Quaker college and proceeds to social work in Philadelphia and later an Appalachian mining town. Her life seems ...Read Review
By Julianna Baggott -
Yes, The Madam does refer to the world’s oldest profession, and yes, Alma, the titular madam, does arrive at it in one ...Read Review
By Bem Le Hunte -
This literary saga follows the troubled lives of four generations of Indian women. The unhappy marriage of rigidly-traditional Jyoti Ma to the dreamer ...Read Review
By Jennifer Vanderbes -
This is a tale of two women: Elsa Pendleton, an English woman who travels to Easter Island with her anthropologist husband and mentally ...Read Review
By Calvin Baker -
It would be too easy to say Once Two Heroes is a novel about bigotry. Calvin Baker wrestles with many themes: the nature ...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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