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By Mesu Andrews -
In a small village in Judah, a young girl, Shulle, lives a happy yet simple life with her gentle and sometimes strange father, ...Read Review
By Angus Donald -
In this third volume of the series, Holcroft Blood, on the Williamite Campaign in Ireland in 1689-1690, is ready to unleash cannons on ...Read Review
By Thanhha Lai -
In Saigon, near the end of the Vietnam War, twelve-year-old Hằng went with her five-year-old brother, Linh, to missionaries who were taking ...Read Review
By Jess Kidd -
Red-haired, sharp-witted Bridie Devine is an interesting woman; she’s been a lot of things in her life, the latest of which is ...Read Review
By Kevin McCarthy -
The Dakota Territory in the American West in 1866 was a brutal place. The United States Army, swollen with hardened veterans of both sides ...Read Review
By Steven Price -
Sicily, after the devastation of the Second World War. We are given the history of the last years of Giuseppe Tomasi, true-life author ...Read Review
By Karyn Parsons -
What are the ingredients of a happy childhood? Karyn Parsons answers this question in her stunningly beautiful novel set in Clarendon County, South ...Read Review
By Heather Morris -
Cilka Klein was a real woman who endured not only Auschwitz but also the Russian gulag: two of the most brutal places of ...Read Review
By R. J. Palacio -
From the author of Wonder comes this moving and inspirational graphic novel—the author’s first foray into this genre—about the Holocaust. ...Read Review
By Wendy Orr -
Prolific children’s author Wendy Orr beckons us back 4,000 years to Minoan Greece, when mortals believed in many gods, and omens, prayer and ...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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