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By Robert N. Macomber -
U.S. Navy Captain Peter Wake of the Office of Naval Intelligence is tasked with assisting local patriots in Spanish-occupied Cuba in 1898. This ...Read Review
By Laura Madeleine -
Set in southern France, just north of Nice, the story features the Italian occupation of the area in 1943. Ceci (Celeste) Corvin’s father ...Read Review
By Eugene Vodolazkin -
Russian novels are hefty and generally involve a sweeping panorama of people and events. Solovyov and Larionov is cast in that same mode, ...Read Review
By Karen Campbell -
In 1943 in the Tuscan town of Barga, 18-year-old Vittoria (Vita) Guidi is at the Chestnut Festival dance, hoping to see Joe, her Scottish ...Read Review
By Michelle Paver -
This novel lives up to its billing as a haunting Gothic masterpiece. It begins with an article asking questions about a tragedy in 1913. ...Read Review
By Niamh Boyce -
In the opening scene of this small, intimate novel, a group of women marked with the yellow crosses of heretics is led out ...Read Review
By Joseph O’Connor -
At an essential level, this novel deals with the Irish writer Bram Stoker, and his relationships with the actress Ellen Terry, and Henry ...Read Review
By Linnea Hartsuyker -
The Golden Wolf is a 9th-century Viking saga spanning across the regions of Norway to Iceland. This is the final book in The ...Read Review
By S.G. MacLean -
S.G. MacLean’s latest addition to the Captain Damien Seeker series sees our grumpy, reluctant hero investigate the death of a man ...Read Review
By Elizabeth Macneal -
Iris paints porcelain faces, ‘threads hair through the holes in the scalp, sometimes curls it with irons heated in the coals,’ in Mrs ...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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